Quality Assurance Specialist ~ Product Management


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this role: Quality Assurance Specialist ~ Product Management


We have a fulltime position available with our client who is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. The opportunity is for a Quality Assurance Specialist, Product Management based in the GTA area.

The successful hire will be responsible for Product Quality related activities for the importation and distribution portfolio. Play a key role in establishing and maintaining high quality and compliance status of all products handled by the company to meet all Canadian cGMP regulations as well as corporate requirements.


  • Serve in a backup capacity to Product Quality Lead and other QA Specialists for their respective responsibilities.
  • Plan and coordinate daily, weekly, and monthly release activities. Coordinate the Change Control Program of manufacturing sites Evaluate and approve investigations.
  • Provide QA expertise to internal and external partners.
  • Coordinate with external manufacturing sites to ensure Canadian regulatory requirements are consistently met in a streamlined fashion.
  • Collect, review, and approve all required documentation necessary for product release, including batch documentation review.
  • Perform periodic (eg. Annual) compliance requirements such as executed batch record review, stability review etc.
  • Release products and APIs on Canadian market after completing necessary document review.
  • Review documentation and release Clinical Supply Materials, products under the programs Special Access to Drugs and Health Products and Access to Drugs in Exceptional Circumstances.
  • Create and maintain local product specification. Method review is part of batch documentation review.
  • Send products for testing, approve results and support laboratories, if required Issue and execute Change Requests, Deviations, Investigations and CAPAs.
  • Support Med Info requests.
  • Other QA duties, as assigned.



  • Must hold a university degree; this must be a Canadian university degree or a degree recognized as equivalent by a Canadian university or Canadian accreditation body in a science related to the work being carried out.
  • Persons applying for positions in QA must provide evidence of qualifications, as outlined in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Guidelines - 2018 current, for review and assessment by the Head of Quality or designate, as a condition of any offers of employment.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry (QA, QC, Production or equivalent).
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian GMPs.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities Team player.
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • SAP, MS Office, Adobe Suite.
  • Languages:

English: Excellent knowledge (reading, writing and oral).

French: Written and spoken proficiency an asset.

  • Travel: Occasional


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How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Angelina Brathwaite via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Angelina Brathwaite
Brunel Canada - Toronto
+1 416 244 2402 2132

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