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QA Officer - Singapore

Region: Asia Pacific
Location: Singapore

Advertising Date: Tue 23 July 2019
Closing Date: Fri 16 August 2019

The role

The Singapore plant is one of the global sites for Sirtex and for production of SIR-Spheres microspheres for various markets. The position of QA Officer is vital in assuring that only product meeting defined quality and regulatory standards leaves the manufacturing location. This position requires a detail oriented individual capable of working independently in a clean room environment and with the demands of production timelines and commitments.  This role report to the Global Quality Assurance Manager, based in Sydney Australia.


  • Ensures all activities are performed in accordance with Quality System requirements
  • Prevent release of suspect or known non-conforming product and materials
  • Authorise release of approved material, intermediates and finished product
  • Perform incoming, in-process and final inspections
  • Perform microbiological testing of environment and product, as necessary
  • Conduct audits to determine effectiveness of training, documentation and process
  • Propose and conduct training in Quality Systems and related processes according to identified needs
  • Identify need for, and instigate corrective, preventive and improvement actions
  • Organise and document reports, files and results in a professional, proficient manner
  • Adhere to practices designed to protect both employees and product from contact and potential contamination, including suitable gowning and clean room practices
  • Flexible and work within a small team without strictly defined roles in order to assure complete functional coverage
  • Work safely with radioactive material and ensure/promote security
  • Undergo all formal training events as may be directed from time to time
  • Observe and comply with all Sirtex Corporate policies
  • Work within, and ensure adherence to Quality System procedures, work instructions and other Quality System requirements
  • Work within, and ensure adherence to Health, Safety and Environment Management System procedures, instructions and other requirements


  • Previous experience with radioactive oncology medical devices (e.g. brachytherapy, microsphere) is essential
  • Previous experience handling chemicals and using basic chemical laboratory equipment
  • Understanding of Quality principles and ability to administer or work within Quality Systems

What you can expect from Sirtex

If you have the right skills and experience and want to work for a company making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives, Sirtex will offer the right candidate:

  • Diverse and flexible employment and working arrangements to achieve the optimum balance between work and personal responsibilities and objectives
  • A working culture of respect, diversity and performance to help facilitate an inclusive culture
  • Attractive compensation and benefit packages which are practical, robust, fair and equitable
  • A place to grow through career development and training opportunities
  • Challenging work to continue to develop new and better ways to improve clinical outcomes for oncology treatment around the world

How to apply

To apply, please email your cover letter and resumé to Human Resources at

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