McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.
At McKesson Canada, you'll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.
Reporting to the Manager, Quality - Shared Services - Specialized Distribution, the Sr. Quality Specialist/ Shared Services - Specialized Distribution provides support to the department in the management of quality operations.
Section A - Specific Responsibilities
Responsible for review of all batch release documentation and temperature data to support product release in Canada for MSD imported products/QA consulting clients, including MRA/non-MRA drugs and medical devices
Review of stability protocols/reports, media fill studies, APQRs, and preparation of APQR addendums
Responsible for review of receiving documents, scanning and submitting to clients, and final release in warehouse management system following release from client
Main QA contact for clients assigned to him/her, and responsible for all GMP activities required to support client with ensuring GMP compliance
Provide Quality Assurance guidance and support to potential new clients or new products as assigned
Responsible for preparation and update of client manuals and client notes
Provides support during audits as required
Provides assistance with completion of complaint investigations, deviations, change controls, CAPA
Prepares and updates SOPs and WIs as required
Works on special QA projects, including Quality oversight for secondary packaging and labelling
Supports other members of the team as needed
Act as a delegate to the Quality Manager position where directed
Other tasks as determined by the Quality Manager.
Section B - General Responsibilities
Maintain relevant industry knowledge and completes required training as required
Act as a McKesson ambassador of corporate values.
Section C - Position Requirements
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Quality Assurance in the pharmaceutical industry or similar role.
University Degree (Post graduate degrees and Health Professional degrees are preferred)
Personal Development and Soft Skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to identify compliance risks.
Proficiency with computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Excellent scientific knowledge
Ability to interpret complex Regulatory documents such as Health Canada guidance documents in order to provide guidance to internal and external stakeholders.
Other Skills and Capabilities
Ability to multi-task and to work in a fast-paced environment
Attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Strong troubleshooting skills
Strong time management skills.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.