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Quality Assurance Manager -Cape Town

The successful individual will be required to manage and lead the relevant team as it relates to the position, by ensuring that all products manufactured meet the market and legislative requirements as well as to manage quality audits.

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensure that all corrective actions are dealt with accordingly and that they are monitored for statistical purposes
  • Implements, manages, maintains, oversees, administrates and improves ISO9001 + ISO22716, MCC and TGA certification and the quality management system, including related standards (e-mark) and initiate new SOPs as and when required, as per company needs.
  • Ensure that current processes are consistent with established QMS and legal standards.
  • Ensure that new procedures or any procedure changes are updated to reflect current practice.
  • Ensure that international and national legislation are applied and adhered to
  • Assists to align all Departmental objectives so as to achieve those mentioned in the Company Policy.
  • Ensure that Calibrations of all equipment are carried out timeously.
  • Ensure that validation activities are carried as and when required.
  • Ensure that any products registered as pharmaceuticals are sufficiently controlled, and that the correct procedures governing these products are implemented.
  • Ensure that all facets of the organisation comply with Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical cGMP.
  • Conduct and coordinate internal audits of all facets of the Company to ensure that all SOP and systems are adhered to.
  • Ensure that follow up of findings is performed and that corrective actions are sufficient.
  • Consider processes in terms of added value and continually improve processes based on objective measurements per department
  • Obtaining results of process performance from management reports and make recommendations for improvement
  • Identify gaps between current and required practice, recommend and drive improvement activities to address the gaps.
  • Verifying legality and quality of artwork
  • Ensuring that the QC/QA team are trained and equipped to perform at Optimal level.
  • Controlling deviation from Bills of Materials, product specifications and internal processes.
  • Managing change control through the Quality Management System and ensure that changes are documented and communicated accordingly to all relevant parties.
  • Managing Risk Management document for the company.
  • Working with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements for external suppliers
  • Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification such as Analytical Chemistry, Food Technology, Biotechnology or BPharm
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Manager
  • Proven knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 22716, MCC and TGA
  • Qualified Registered Pharmacist – Advantageous


  • To be considered for the position, you must have the listed requirements i.e. Competencies, Qualifications and Experience
  • Please submit your CV together with a motivating letter in support of your application
  • All applications to be submitted to Azure, email address: recruitment@environ.co.za
  • Closing date for submissions is the 30th November 2018
  • Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date of the application, please consider your application unsuccessful

We are committed to Employment Equity and will seek to appoint suitably qualified designated individuals.

Whilst we endeavour to promote internally where possible, our express Policy is to appoint candidates who best meet the requirements of the job first & foremost.


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