QA Representative / Pharmacist

  • Modern aseptic production facility
  • Opportunity to grow with the business
  • Hawke’s Bay location

About the Company:
Our client is a new but already well established pharmaceutical compounding business based in Napier.  With highly experienced pharmaceutical professionals behind them, a newly built production facility and a growing customer base, they have positioned themselves as a supplier of choice within the NZ to become a mainstream manufacturer.  The company offers a challenging but supportive and rewarding work environment where you have the opportunity to develop as the business grows.
PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is based in Napier.  You must be prepared to move to this location to accept the role.
About the role:
Reporting to the Head of Quality, this Quality Representative position is part of a small team with broad based quality responsibilities including implementation and maintenance of the PQS and with specific focus on release of aseptically compounded products. With the facility running Class 100 to Class 100,000 room levels of cleanroom, supporting of environmental monitoring, validation, raw material release, CAPA and process investigations are all part of the job too.
Experience required:
As a suitable candidate you will need at least 3 years pharmaceutical industry experience, or as a pharmacist in a manufacturing environment, and have proven experience in a quality function. Ideally your experience will have been within a sterile compounding or manufacturing facility but other GMP experience is also relevant. But what you must have is a flexible attitude, the ability to work within a team, and strong communication skills. As the preferred candidate you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Science/Technology or similar
  • 3+ years in clinical pharmacy or pharmaceutical Quality Assurance experience
  • Previous experience in a GMP/pharmaceutical environment, preferably within a sterile manufacturing
  • Documentation control, product release, quality management systems experience
  • Highly developed communication and organisational skills
  • Internal auditing experience
  • Proven ability to deliver results within tight deadlines

Our client offers a competitive salary and the opportunity for career development as they grow.  They are also located in a very desirable location where you can balance you career with a great lifestyle.
For a confidential enquiry or to apply for this position please click on the APPLY button below, alternatively contact Tony De Barr on 04 916 0541 if calling from New Zealand, or email
Need to talk about pharmaceutical opportunities with someone who knows what they are talking about? Tony has 10 years experience working within the New Zealand and European pharmaceutical industry, including managing a sterile manufacturing facility AND another 15 years recruiting in this industry.  If you have any technical questions about this role or any other pharmaceutical role, then please call him for a frank and open discussion.