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Technical Quality Group Leader

Technical Quality Group Leader

Hours: 40 hours per week

Ref No: HRJOB4027

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position within the past 6 months, we will be unable to accept your application at this time

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Quality team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for leading a team of Technical Quality Team Leaders to ensure the efficient and effective running of the group.  This team is responsible for a range of activities associated with process validation and equipment, facility and utility qualification and will support the business to ensure delivery of business and continuous improvement projects.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in a Life Science or Engineering subject (or equivalent)
  • Significant practical experience of GMP manufacturing and/or packaging processes
  • Experience in dealing with clients and presenting on technical topics
  • Significant experience working within an established Pharmaceutical Quality System


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • MSc or PhD (or equivalent) in a Life Science or Engineering subject
  • Experience of process validation and/or equipment, facility and utility qualification
  • Line management experience
  • Experience of applying the principles of risk management to validation projects




Competitive salary

Family friendly flexible working

Learning and development opportunities and support

Health promotions

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Subsidised restaurant

Paid medical appointments

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced maternity pay

On site physiotherapist

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


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Closing Date: 26th November 2018 at 17:00 hours

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