Production & Quality Support

The Company
Our client is a well-established Life Sciences company who supplies raw materials to pharmaceutical businesses across the globe. They are currently looking to appoint a Production & Quality Support within its Christchurch facility. With consistent growth of the business this role will support the Head of Operations and Quality across all general quality functions as well as production and operations.

The Role
Reporting to the Head of Operations and Quality, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of our client’s existing quality systems and supporting to quality team based in Auckland. As such you will also verify load in and out product, monitor QC results, perform internal and external audits, investigate non-conformances and customer complaints as well as manage resulting CAPAs. As you will be joining a small and cross-functional team you will also be involved with hands-on tasks in production and stocktaking.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a first experience in Quality Assurance or in production/operations within a highly regulated environment to develop as the company continues to grow.

You, the Candidate
We are looking for an enthusiastic, smart, practical and positive thinking candidate that wants to make a real difference. With our clients growing at a significant rate, this role will suit candidates that enjoy working in a dynamic and changing environment. You will also be a team player with developed communication and interpersonal skills and a strong eye for detail as you will work closely with colleagues across the company.

To be considered, you will ideally possess the following attributes:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in science/technology or similar
  • 1-2 years QA experience within a pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food or similar industry
  • cGMP and Quality Systems experience preferred
  • Aseptic processing experience ideal
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Initiative and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Deliver results within tight deadlines
  • Ability to occasionally travel to our client’s Auckland site and South Island based suppliers

In return
This is an exciting career opportunity to join a successful and fast-growing manufacturer and exporter of biological products in a role that will allow you to further develop your quality assurance skills. Our clients have a great company culture and working environment, and a lot to offer as they continue to expand.

Why come to us? 
We are one of the few recruitment consultancies in New Zealand where consultants have learned the trade before joining the recruitment industry and recruiting in their specialist sector.  Therefore, not only do we understand the needs of our clients in specific and general technical positions, but we also know how to get the best out of you, the candidate, to ensure that you are put forward for suitable roles in suitable locations with suitable salaries. 

How to apply     
For a confidential enquiry or to apply for this position please click on the APPLY button, alternatively contact Franziska Buch on 0800 171 000 or 04 472 6558 or email

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.