QA Validation Specialist
Auckland, Auckland
1d ago

At Argenta we have a passion for what we do, and we relish a challenge.

We are in the animal health business, partnering with our clients in the areas of Research and Development (R&D) and manufacturing to produce pharmaceuticals for both farm and companion animals.

Originally founded in 2006 by a New Zealand chemist with an entrepreneurial mindset, Argenta’s vision is Healthier Animals, Sustainably .

Our recipe for success has been our uniqueness in our vision and our people. Now in 2022, Argenta has operations across 6 sites with locations in New Zealand, the United States, Scotland, and Germany with almost 500 employees globally.

Reporting to the QA Manager, we have a great opportunity for an experienced QA Validation Specialist to join our Manurewa team.

With several new product introductions, you will hit the ground running in this busy but varied role with a broad range of learning and development opportunities.

As the lead in this space from a quality perspective, you will be responsible for :

  • Overall guidance of design, development, qualification, validation and implementation of existing and new products, utilities, equipment, processes, software and systems.
  • Work alongside the global validation group within Quality to ensure consistency in implementation and continuous improvement of procedures.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders from multiple departments across the site to achieve project milestones and solve unique problems.
  • Assist other areas of QA such as systems management (specification approvals, internal audits, change controls, non-conformances and laboratory investigations) and document control where required.
  • To be successful in this role, we are looking for a team member with the following skills and competencies :

  • Relevant tertiary education in a scientific field eg : pharmaceutical, chemistry etc
  • Strong experience of between 3-5 years leading validation activities in a GMP environment
  • Ability to communicate technical subjects effectively to a varied audience
  • Analytical problem-solving skills resulting in sound decision making to resolve quality issues in a collective manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that can collaborate and influence others from different backgrounds and departments
  • Top notch time management skills that are flexible and adaptable to ever changing priorities and deadlines
  • Argenta has strongly embedded company values which is key to who we are and how we deliver. We offer an opportunity to work for a successful and rapidly expanding global business where your input will be valued.

    At Argenta we are a hard-working group who really enjoy the people we work with each day. That is why we support our people through Health & Wellbeing initiatives, a comprehensive Southern Cross Health Care and insurance plan and learning & development opportunities.

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