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QA Administrator - 6 Month FTC

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra!

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business.

The Opportunity 

Quality Assurance Admin
6-Month FTC 

To assist in administration duties within the Quality Assurance Department.

The Quality Assurance Administrator works closely with QA operational and compliance teams in support functions to ensure compliance with relevant SOPs and cGMP standards.

Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing?
This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Provide Administration support to the Quality department
  • Scanning/sending batch records to internal and external customers
  • Control, distribution & archiving of incoming quality documentation
  • Production & issuance of CofA’s/CofC’s
  • Training system filing activities
  • Control & issuance of site SOPs, logbooks etc.
  • Batch documentation reconciliation checks.
  • Preparation and review of Standard Operating Procedures relating to own areas of responsibility
  • Issuance & control of batch records
  • Archiving of master paper documentation and control of on-site and off-site storage of GMP documents
  • Retrieval and control of quality/cGMP documentation including logging distribution details
  • Research, prepare and analyse appropriate statistical data and prepare reports, and graphs using Microsoft Office applications where necessary
  • Display cGMP attitude at all times
  • Participate in CI activities and projects by challenging current working practices to improve efficiencies and Quality standards
  • Prioritise own workload and ensure key quality issues and business priorities are addressed, escalated appropriately and resolved promptly

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:

  • Organisational skills
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Word processing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Previous experience working in an Office environment
  • Knowledge of document systems and indexing is desirable
  • Experience in assimilating contents of written documents quickly and accurately
  • Ideally previous experience working in a cGMP manufacturing environment
  • General appreciation of factory operating systems is desirable

Due to the nature of our business, all successful candidates will be required to complete a basic DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service check) before employment can commence, and at regular intervals during employment. This check will be paid for by Dechra.

Package Description

Competitive salary and benefits including:

  • 6-Month Fixed Term Contract
  • 36 Hour Working Week + Every other Friday Off!
  • Working hours - 08.00 - 16.30 
  • 22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Option to buy an extra week's holiday each year
  • 8% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Free access to Headspace App
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free On-site parking

About the Company

All applications received are reviewed by our internal talent acquisition team and we will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. Should you not hear back from us within 28 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies which may be suitable and we encourage you to keep an eye on our careers site.

For any questions or queries, please contact us at

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC


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