Head of Quality Control

Job Description

As part of Siemens Healthcare, PETNET is at the forefront of radiopharmaceuticals and molecular imaging. We’re working with some of the world’s leading research organisations, pioneering new biomarkers and changing nuclear medicine for physicians and patients. 


With over 45 radio pharmacies and distribution centres across the world, we’re the largest operator of PET pharmacies. We’re committed to developing innovative PET tracer technologies, expanding and advancing the science of molecular imaging. Our UK sites are growing all the time, attracting expert technicians and scientists from across the industry.

We are looking for a Head of Quality Control with a broad experience in the radiopharmaceutical area and the relevant requirements linked to this role. The Head of Quality Control will need to ensure that all activities of the Quality Control department are in compliance with the current Good Manufacturing Practice standards and in accordance with company policies to meet business requirements and support the Qualified Person.

The Head of Quality Control will be required to work with Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Engineering personnel to provide technical expertise in the resolution of quality issues. The role holder will also be required to liaise with QC functions at our other PETNET sites and provide support to other UK manufacturing sites as required.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Act as Head of Quality Control fulfilling the requirements and responsibilities of this role as described in the EU GMP guidelines.
  • Lead the Quality Control department ensuring Quality Control activities are performed consistently and in accordance with company and legal requirements.
  • Perform routine QC testing, develop and validate new or improved analytical methods.
  • Support the QP in hosting of external audits and inspections at the manufacturing site and assisting in managing responses to any deficiencies observed.
  • Review non-compliances, deviations and complaints and support the QP in making the appropriate product quality decisions and initiate/promote quality improvements to prevent re-occurrence.
  • The Head of Quality Control should have a profound knowledge and experience in analytical chemistry and applicable techniques, such as HPLC, GC and TLC.
  • The Head of Quality Control should have reasonable experience in the manufacturing of sterile products, aseptic techniques and microbiology in order to manage and supervise the site´s environmental monitoring program.
  • Ideally the jobholder holds a qualification to degree level (or equivalent) in chemistry, biology, microbiology or pharmacy discipline.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are required by the job holder as in the course of routine duties, the job holder will need to communicate with personnel outside the Quality Control Group, with external clients, regulatory bodies customers and consultants.
  • The job holder will need to have excellent analytical problem solving abilities and be able to lead by example and get results through persuasion and co-operation.



Job ID: 116270

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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