Quality Control Specialist at AstraZeneca.


Melina Arcos, 
Application deadline:
Job type:
full time
Type of employment:
Stockholms län, 
Södertälje kommun
Life Science
Läkemedel, bioteknik & medicinteknik

Job description.

We are currently looking for candidates for a consultant assignment as Quality Control Specialist at AstraZeneca's new biologics manufacturing plant at Gärtuna, Södertälje.

randstad life sciences is specialized in competences within life science. As a consultant with us, you get a competitive salary, benefits and collective agreements. Your consultant manager is always there for you and ensures that you get the support needed. At randstad life cciences, your personal development is in focus, and you are offered a large network and many social activities.

About AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our new biologics manufacturing plant at Gärtuna, Södertälje. The purpose-built facility will supply the next generation of biological drugs from the AstraZeneca pipeline; supporting the acceleration of the biologics portfolio. The new manufacturing plant will focus on the filling and packaging of protein therapeutics for late stage clinical and commercial products.


Main Duties and Responsibilities
In this position you will act as the Subject Matter Expert in a Quality Control Scientific discipline. You will provides expert technical and analytical support to the Quality Control function and site including instrumentation and methodology troubleshooting, non-routine analysis, and the evaluation and exploitation of new technology. Leading significant Quality Control investigations and change programs including introduction of new methods and technology transfer. You have expert knowledge and understanding of the functional area and laboratory instrumentation, as well as Good Manufacturing Practice/Good Laboratory Practice.
You will be driving and supporting change management within the QC function, and introduces and embeds new technology/systems into the QC function ensuring that the QC function remains contemporary and competitive. You will lead and Support method validation activities and the analytical technology transfer of QC methodology into and out of Operations, including the design of transfer protocols and strategies.
This position is at a high level of complexity, working on multiple priorities and at multiple levels within and outside the organisation. The role is critical to the organisation as this individual is responsible for QC of the company's commercial and clinical products.


Essential Requirements 
  •  Degree level/or equivalent in scientific discipline.
  • Technical SME in a QC discipline.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the principles and concepts of compliance management and Good Manufacturing Practice / Good Laboratory Practice.
  • Language level: Fluent in both Swedish and English.
Desirable Requirements 
  • Lead investigator expertise required.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Biopharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Project management and influencing skills.


Deadline for application is 2019-11-15, and selection and interviews will be ongoing. The position may be filled before the last day of application, therefore, apply as soon as possible.
 For more information: Melina Arcos, melina.arcos@randstad.se 

about AstraZeneca.