What is Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC)?
It’s the responsibility of people working within Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) roles to ensure all products meet the required standards and regulations and that these are safe for use and consumption. This occurs during the clinical, manufacturing and distribution stages of the pharmaceutical life-cycle.
What are the typical roles within Quality Assurance and Quality Control?
How do you get into a role within Quality Assurance and Quality Control?
Both Quality jobs and Supply Chain jobs are closely linked and sometimes overlap depending on the product being manufactured and the nature of the business.
For the pharmaceutical, consumer health, medical devices, and clinical markets, scientific qualifications are highly desirable and create a good starting place for a career in these sectors.
An experience and understanding of current regulations and legislations is imperative to a role within Quality Assurance or Quality Control and will help to define your skillset. For example - GCP, GMP, GDP, GLP or ISO standards (9001, 13584).
To progress within the Quality sector, it’s all about building a good network and reputation and learning the practices, business and industry inside out.
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