Data & Documentation Controller

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In Norbrook we pride ourselves in being one of the top companies in Northern Ireland and one of the top veterinary pharmaceutical companies globally. We develop & manufacture veterinary medicines, supplying products to 120 countries globally. With a strong portfolio of existing products and significant investment in R&D to launch new products annually, we have opportunities for individuals to join us and develop their career in a global company.

Our business strategy is supported by our Values – Customer Value, One Team, Results Driven, Excellence, Innovation, and Quality – and we support our employees to live the behaviours that creates our culture.  Our on-going success is based on the expertise, knowledge and innovation of our employees. If you are interested in joining our team here at Norbrook and supporting our vision, then apply for this role.

Job Overview
Reporting to the Head of Change Control, the Document  and Data Controller is responsible for Maintaining the Document Control system for controlled quality documents; as well as storing Master Copies, issuing Controlled Copies, Reconciling Superceded Copies and Archiving of Quality Documentation. The job requires one to be able to work alone, but closely with the business stakeholders to acheive document compliance.

Main Activities/Tasks

  • Control and issue of controlled quality documents (MOA, SOP, RMS, Validation Protocols and Addociated Documents) used throughout the Norbrook Laboratories Ltd.  Maintain Controlled document database.
  • Storing Master Copies, Issuing Controlled Copies, Reconciling Superceded Copies and Archiving.
  • Resposible for generating KPI’s for controlled documents as required by Management to ensure maintenance/improvement of GMP documentation compliance.
  • Working with document and data controller responsible for other quality documents to process as when required.
  • Provide comprehensive clerical and administrative support, either as a team member or individually
  • To carry out any other duties as deemed necessary by management
  • To provide documented records of approved changes to controlled quality documents
  • To ensure the regulatory department and customer are involved in the approval of controlled quality documents where necessary.
  • To ensure the processes and procedures implemented by the department are compliant with GMP.

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to at least GCSE level or equivalent qualifications in Maths, English and a Science or Technical subject.
  • Previous experience in MS office applications including Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven ability to organise, plan and prioritize multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Ability to Work on your own initiative
  • Work well in fast paced environment and under pressure
  • Willingness to be flexible to meet the demands of the job

Desirable Criteria:

  • A Level or NVQ in Business or administration
  • 6 months’ experience working in a Pharmaceutical Environment
  • A good knowledge of the laboratory and Quality systems and processes

Duration: Full time, permanent
Location: Newry, Co. Down

Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit. In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.


  • Permanent
  • Newry
  • Closing date: Wednesday 30 Nov 2022
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