Kelly Services Senior Quality Assurance Associate - Pharma in Hamilton, Canada

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  • Ensure GMP compliance during validation activities

  • Review of non-conformance reporting and investigations, following up with CAPAs and change controls

  • Act as quality contact and participate in team meetings to provide QA updates and address any issues as required

  • Acquire an understanding of manufacturing processes in order to develop approaches that ensure relevant standards are being met.

  • Review SOPs, MBRs, STMs and other controlled documents for compliance with regulations and propose changes for review and approval

  • Review and approve specifications for incoming raw materials and finished products

  • Review validation and stability protocols and reports for compliance with quality system and regulatory requirements

  • Support validation activities including review of executed batch records and testing data for compliance, as well as reviewing OOS, non-conformances,

  • Change Controls and CAPAs

  • Support maintenance and improvement of the Quality Systems

  • Participate in regulatory and client GMP inspections

  • Conduct relevant internal training of staff where needed

  • Assist with building the Quality System according to Health Canada and FDA regulations, ICH Q10 and ISO guidance


  • BSc in Chemistry, Life Sciences or related field

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a pharmaceutical or GMP environment

  • Up-to-date on quality management trends and developments

  • In-depth knowledge of key regulations pertinent to Product Development and Quality

  • Flexibility in work schedule to support a 24/7 production environment