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Product Release Specialist

Job Title: Product Release Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gargrave, Yorkshire
Salary: to £25,000
Reference: LiCa 1932
Contact Name: Matthew Rollinson / Louise Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2017 22:52

Job Description


Our client is a medical devices company whose products help patients heal better. They have a comprehensive range of medical solutions supported by a large body of clinical evidence, many of which are manufactured at their location in Gargrave. This role will provide support to the release of these products. We are seeking a candidate with experience of working within a Quality environment within the Medical Devices or Pharmaceutical Industry.

A Chemistry Degree or equivalent Science Degree is beneficial as the batch review process includes review of analytical data.  Professional/ technical experience of HPLC, GC and GLP is desirable along with other laboratory analytical techniques. 

Knowledge of the manufacturing process within Biocides or Advanced Wound Care is also an advantage.


The role will carry out:

Comply with site Health and Safety procedures

Batch Review and Release for WIP and FG products across biocides & wound management, including sterile batch review

Provide active support to operations for correcting paperwork in a timely manner

Ensure compliance with company GDP policy and general GLP, cGMP principles

Generation of certificates for export products & regulatory requirements

Primary point of contact for batch release queries

Liaising with other departments regarding priority release

Assist in deviation investigations

Documentation reviews and updates including those associated to periodic reviews

Generation of department metrics and monthly reports

Acting as deputy for the Product Release Team Leader as required

Working with Quality colleagues on improvement projects related to the role

Taking ownership of Product Release processes

Provide training in product release processes


We are seeking the following qualities / attainments


Comfortable working under pressure

Communication skills at all levels– written and verbal

Ability to proactively work from own initiative

‘Can do attitude’, while maintaining outstanding attention to detail

Strong organizational skills are essential

Prioritization skills

Computer Literate (MRP, Excel, Outlook etc)

Ability to balance the need to work as an effective team member while proactively working on own initiative when required.

Degree in relevant discipline


Benefits include:

  • Free car park
  • Free onsite gym
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus 8 bank holidays, and for every 5 years of service an extra days holiday up to a total of 5 extra days
  • Option to join Group Personal Pension
  • 4x Life Assurance
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Various reward and recognition programmes
  • Social club


All applicants must be willing to undertake a medical/drug screening as part of the recruitment process.

On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.

To apply: please email please call 0161 443 4173 with any informal questions ahead of application.