Quality Assurance Manager


About this role

About this role

We are currently hiring a Quality Assurance Manager for our client who is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on innovative prescription pharmaceuticals globally. This is a permanent full-time opportunity based out of Montreal, Quebec. Reporting to the Quality Associate Director Canada and Latam, the QA Manager will assume responsibilities to ensure the compliance of pharmaceutical products in Canada as well as to maintain quality compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and the company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


  • Represent the company as the Quality Person in Charge (QPIC) for Health Canada.
  • Expand internal processes for the development of the people from Quality Assurance department.
  • Generate of annual product quality review.
  • Review Quality Agreements.
  • Manage of Deviations and CAPAs.
  • Coordinate the timely collection of GMP evidence with corporate partners for product specific updates of Drug Establishment License.
  • Maintain Site licenses and prepare related amendments and notification to Health Canada.
  • Manage the lot release of pharmaceutical and natural health products to the Canadian market.
  • Manage the changes made to marketed products.
  • Handle marketed product complaints, in collaboration with corporate partners.
  • Participate in on-site Health Canada GMP audits and, as required, conducting inspections of suppliers involved in the manufacturing and/or distribution of pharmaceutical and natural health products.
  • Act as the qualified person for quality compliance matters raised internally, by suppliers or corporate partners.
  • Coordinate any required product recall procedure as per internal SOPs.
  • Participate in the preparation of CTD modules or responses related to the Chemistry and Manufacturing component of a regulatory dossier.
  • Evaluate processes, results, operations, and trends to ensure compliance with local and international standards related to GMP, GLP, GDP. GSP, GPP.
  • Review quality KPIs and reports.
  • Support the implementation of the Quality Management System (software QMS).



  • B.Sc, M.Sc or PhD in Science
  • Minimum of 6 years within the pharmaceutical industry, including Quality Assurance
  • Strong scientific knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills; written and oral English; Spanish is desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in People Management is desirable.



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Chris Kapusta
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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