Senior Quality Assurance Associate:
Rua Bioscience

Rua Bioscience
Gisborne, New Zealand Alabama
With a commitment to helping the world access the power of bioactives for health and healing, Rua Bioscience maintains a strong focus on quality, sustainability and innovation whilst fulfilling a niche within the pharmaceutical market. Situated on the East Coast of New Zealand, an area known for it’s temperate climate, laid back lifestyle and surf beaches, this organisation has focus on community. With a reputation for being passionate about their people, a desire to grow capability and opportunities for the region, and a commitment to improving the lives of people with serious health conditions, this team pride themselves on the breeding, cultivation, and manufacturing of nature’s most ingenious bioactives. As a Senior Quality Assurance Associate you’ll play an integral part in the development, maintenance and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System, to ensure compliance with cGMP and applicable regulatory standards. Key Responsibilities include: Produce quality related documentation Coordinate internal deviations, non-conformances, CAPAs and change controls Implement the Environmental Monitoring Programme Perform quality related functions e.g. initial reviews of batch records and sampling and testing Develop training materials and conduct quality related trainings Develop and implement the internal audit programme Review, monitor and approve contracted suppliers or materials and services Assist with investigations and annual Product Quality Reviews. You’ll need: A bachelors degree in a science related field – Biology or Chemistry fields advantageous A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a QA role operating in a cGMP environment Formal training in auditing or evidence-based audit training Exceptional attention to detail Excellent problem solving and organisational skills Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal communication skills Proven Leadership experience (desired) This full time role (minimum 40 hours per week) is provided with a competitive package, which includes 5 weeks annual leave and a salary of $75,000 - $85,000 per annum together, an allowance is available for relocation costs. You’ll also be provided with a work laptop, mobile phone and access to professional development opportunities. Please apply with your Cover Letter and a CV that outlines your suitability for this role. Applications close on January 4th 2023 and will be managed on behalf of Rua Bioscience by People Plus. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role further, please get in touch with Tom at