Quality Administrator

Quality Administrator

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Skipton BD23 2RW, UK
  • £24000 - £25000 per annum + Competitive Salary and benefits UK / Year


Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra!

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business.

The Opportunity

To assist in administration duties within the Quality Assurance Department

The Quality Assurance Administrator works closely with QA operational and compliance teams in support function to ensure compliance to relevant SOPs and cGMP standards.


Competitive salary and benefits including:

36 Hour Working Week + Every other Friday Off!

Working hours – 08.00 – 16.30

22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays

Option to buy an extra week’s holiday each year

8% Employer Pension Contribution

Free access to Headspace App

Employee Assistance Programme

Free On-site parking

Main Responsibilities

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Provide Administration support to the Quality department including the following:
  • Scanning/sending batch records to internal and external customers

    Control, distribution & archiving of incoming quality documentation

    Production & issuance of CofA’s/CofC’s

    Training system filing activities

  • Control & issuance of site SOPs, logbooks etc.
  • Batch documentation reconciliation checks.
  • Preparation and review of Standard Operating Procedures relating to own areas of responsibility
  • Issuance & control of batch records
  • Archiving of master paper documentation and control of on-site and off-site storage of GMP documents
  • Retrieval and control of quality/cGMP documentation including logging distribution details
  • Research, prepare and analyse appropriate statistical data and prepare reports, graphs using Microsoft Office applications where necessary
  • Display cGMP attitude at all times
  • Participate in CI activities and projects through challenging current working practices with a view of improving efficiencies and Quality standards
  • Prioritise own workload and ensure key quality issues and business priorities are addressed, escalated appropriately and resolved in a timely manner

Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:

  • Organisational skills
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Word processing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Previous experience working in an Office environment
  • Knowledge of document systems and indexing are desirable
  • Experience of assimilating contents of written documents quickly and accurately
  • Ideally previous experience of working in a cGMP manufacturing environment
  • General appreciation of factory operating systems is desirable


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