Dec 04, 2018

Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Corbion
  • Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 389-391, 08015 Barcelona, Spain

Job Description

Do you want to have a key role supporting the development and maintenance of the Corbion’s quality system update to maintain its efficiency? As our Quality Assurance Specialist (QA Specialist) you will mainly be responsible for typical and non-typical quality matters of the Corbion plant in the Barcelona Region. In this new position you will work for the location in Montmeló where we have our lactic acid derivative facility. As our new QA Specialist you report to the Quality Unit Manager within our Operations Team. The main responsibilities are to maintain the company quality system and to manage daily related activities. Attend customer quality requirements, customer complaints and follow up of costumer audit requirements. Ensure quality system effectiveness in daily business activities

Do you want to create excellent support for Corbion regional customer services in several countries regarding product regulations, compliance of manufactured products, quality requirements for APIs GMP under ISO 9001 and quality system requirements for food safety and feed certifications? Have a further look at what this position is about. This might be your next but not last step within Corbion:

  • Provide information required by customers for approval of Corbion products (pharmaceutical APIs, food products, feed products, technical products) for different market applications and countries
  • Carry out raw materials, packaging and services homologation process
  • Conduct follow up of (API and Food) product exceptions (e.g. deviations, OOS, non-conformities, change control), paper base and eQMS system
  • Coordinate customer complaints management process from complaint reception to final customer report thorough corporate complaints software
  • Management of CAPA process module of the quality system
  • Maintain proper update of the quality management system documentation based on ISO 9001 through documentation software
  • Assist in training program employees concerning quality, pharma GMP for APIs and food safety

About you

In addition to your educational achievements with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Food Technology, or equivalent scientific degree, as the successful candidate for the position of QA Specialist you must also have:

  • Approximately 5 years’ experience, mainly in pharmaceutical GMP for APIs under ISO 9001 system and knowledge in food industry field
  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical cGMP’s for APIs
  • Experience with quality systems certifications (ISO 9001, FSSC22000 or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with HACCP, process risk assessment tools
  • Comfort with data analysis systems such as eQMS, LIMS ERP
  • Verbal and written fluency in local Spanish (Catalan) language and English language

At Corbion, we look for employees who can:

SET CLEAR DIRECTION: Explain clearly where we are heading, why and how we will get there
MAKE THE DIFFERENCE: Deliver results and quality while managing change
FOCUS ON CUSTOMERS: Consistently meet the expectations of internal and external customers
DELIVER THROUGH TEAMWORK: Engage, motivate, challenge and support employees and teams

As the QA Specialist we need you to go the extra mile, to embody our behaviors and show the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels of personnel in a professional manner
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to analyze details and perform structured decision-making on a daily basis

You are a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision and use good judgment

Our offer

We offer competitive remuneration and benefits. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of biobased products
  • We invest in relevant training courses related to your particular discipline, that will give you the opportunity to grow into an industry expert
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects

About us

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, and a leading company in emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins and algae ingredients. We develop sustainable ingredient solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. We have factories in the Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Thailand and the United States. Corbion has a worldwide network of sales offices and agents in more than 100 countries. Quality, product innovation, and customer orientation are important attributes for our client, which is also characterized by being a collegial, informal and result-oriented company culture. Want to know more about what it's like to work at Corbion? Look at:

How to apply

Interested to join us? Please click on the button below, apply online and tell us who you are by attaching your CV and cover letter. No other forms of application will be accepted

Only Spain residents will be considered

We will not respond to recruitment agency contact

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