QA Manager
Harleysville, PA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
QA Manager
Harleysville, PA 19438, USA Req #2491
Monday, April 18, 2022

is a forward-thinking, mid-size contract research organization offering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies a proven, flexible approach to preclinical and clinical pharmacology studies, including formulation, manufacturing and analytical services. For over 25 years, Altasciences has been partnering with sponsors to help support educated, faster, and more complete early drug development decisions. Altasciences' integrated, full-service solutions include preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology and proof of concept, bioanalysis, program management, medical writing, biostatistics, and data management, all customizable to specific sponsor requirements. Altasciences helps sponsors get better drugs to the people who need them, faster.

Job Title: QA Manager

Department: Quality Assurance CDMO

Primary Responsibilities: Manages QA staff and resources to ensure efficiency across functions and sites.

  • Responsible for staff development and align with strategic plan needs.
  • Integrate internal and external quality information to quickly adapt and modulate QA activities.
  • Application of risk assessment approaches within QA operations.
  • Lead the coordination and logistics of sponsors and/or regulatory authorities inspections.
  • Ensure QA operations consistently meet internal and external timelines.
  • Second level of quality issue escalation / conflict resolution.

Tasks Performed:

  • Maintain and monitor Key Performance Index related to QA pertinence and timelines.
  • Approve the annual internal audit program and ensure they are adequate and reflective of the needs identify from risk.
  • Identify and coordinate training within the group.
  • Author responses to regulatory agency and/or sponsor's audit findings to ensure they are adequate, complete, compliant, and appropriate.
  • Prepare annual staff development plans, and provide resources towards their completion.
  • Integrate quality inputs from the other departmental managers
  • Provide quarterly quality reports to senior management, on initiatives, risk assessment approaches and results.


Education: Bachelor degree or higher, in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or equivalent field with a minimum of ten years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Strong knowledge and understanding of US, Canadian and EU GMP Regulations and guidelines.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Project management and coordination skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Tactful, reliable, persuasive, dependable, consistent, flexible.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Skills in software applications including Microsoft Office, QMS, and inventory management systems.
Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.
Other details
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Harleysville, PA 19438, USA
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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