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Quality and Health & Safety Coordinator

Job Title: Quality and Health & Safety Coordinator
Functional Area: Operations

Closing date for applications: 20th August 2019
Location of job: Cambridge

Sphere Fluidics Limited is an established Life Sciences company, which is developing new instrumentation systems for biological drug discovery. The company is growing quickly and so we are now looking for a highly motivated Quality and Health & Safety Coordinator to support the Operations team and ensure quality and safety across the entire organisation.

Salary circa: £28,000 per annum.

General Purpose

Responsible for planning, scheduling and reporting on Sphere Fluidics’ Quality and Health & Safety (H&S) activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure QMS is reviewed and regularly updated in line with ISO 9001:2015.
  • Plan and facilitate quarterly reviews for QMS and Health & Safety committees.
  • Arrange internal and external audits for both Quality and H&S.
  • Act as an escalation point for any incidents, identifying root cause and preventative/corrective actions.
  • Develop a network of useful external quality and H&S advisors and regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure H&S inductions for new starters is carried out promptly and accurate records maintained.
  • Act as the subject matter expert (SME) for document control system, sharing knowledge and helping other teams to maximise usage
  • Take ownership for quality tasks such as ensuring timely completion of CAPAs, updates to process maps and internal audits
  • Act as the Quality and H&S SME for the company, advising other teams and spreading knowledge throughout the organisation
  • Identify opportunities to train or upskill others to ensure a culture of compliance
  • Analyse the environment and recommend opportunities to improve procedures
  • Assist the wider Operations team with ad-hoc tasks as required


Education and Experience

  • Previous responsibility within a Quality or H&S role essential, ideally in a Life Sciences organisation
  • Previous experience of ISO 9001:2015/QMS/Risk Assessments preferred
  • Minimum A-level or equivalent educational experience


Key Competencies

  • Organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Facilitation skills to lead effective meetings and guide conversation
  • Proactive and self-sufficient
  • Great communication skills and confidence to raise problems
  • Great team player


All Sphere Fluidics employees are given an employment package including a competitive salary; employee share options; 4x life insurance and auto enrolled into the Aviva Pension Scheme. Each employee is also encouraged to develop an annual development plan, including SMART objectives and training needs, as part of their career development. The position will be based in or around Cambridge, UK.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please e-mail your CV with a one-page covering letter including “Quality and H&S Coordinator” in the title.

The closing date for applications for this position is 20th August 2019.