Quality Assurance Auditor


Dublin, IE, D02 TY74 Barnsley, GB, S75 3SP Rome, IT, 148 Feldkirchen, AT, 9560 Herrenberg, DE, 71083 Rome, IT, 00147 Kista, SE, 164 07 Chatillon, FR, 92320 Madrid, ES, 28046 Saint-Malo, FR, 35400 Vienna, AT, 1030 Braunton, GB, EX33 2DL Stuttgart, DE, 70173 Chatillon Cedex, FR, 92320 Porto Salvo, PT, 2740-262 Rotterdam, NL, 3062 CE Leon, ES, 24002 Siegburg, DE, 53721 Wiesbaden, DE, 65183 London, GB, SW11 7BW Lisbon, PT Nazareth, BE, 9810 Warsaw, PL, 02-653

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.


Description Overview


We are expanding our Audit team! Come join our team as a QA Auditor. 
We are looking for a self-starter who values autonomy and wants to join a team that leads the way for a global audit community. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to excel their QA career.

Our audit team are central to Perrigo delivering on our vision (consumer trust), commercial targets and strategic advantage. 

The team is responsible for supplier audits of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics and food supplements with the main focus on pharmaceuticals. We manage audits for contract manufacturers, laboratories, raw materials suppliers, warehouses and transporters. 
You will work with a hugely experienced leadership team who will lead you without ego and with an authentic and genuinely appreciative style.

There is much to be achieved in the coming months and years and your development and career progression will be vital to the success of this team. 


This is an exciting period for Perrigo that will see you benefit from both personal development and career advancing opportunities. 

This role is ideally to be based in Dublin, Ireland and is a fantastic opportunity to travel and build your auditing skills in a wide range of product areas. We are also open to applications from strong auditor candidates based outside of Ireland, in European countries where we operate.


The role requires approximately 60% travel and will afford you the opportunity to work in our great new office in Dublin city centre or at one of our European sites. 
We offer flexibility with regards working from both the office and from home, when not travelling.

Travel is mainly within Europe. 

Hybrid Working Pattern offered - blend of on and off-site work.


Scope of the Role


The QA Auditor will plan, schedule, co-ordinate, lead or participate, and follow up on assigned audits in a range of different areas.


The responsibilities include timely lifecycle management of assigned audits by:


  • Developing and communicating appropriate scope and agenda where acting as audit lead.
  • Effectively managing time and tasks to ensure appropriate audit preparation, efficient execution of audit activities, and timely reporting and follow-up.
  • Skilfully analysing audit data and correctly identifying departures from GMP.
  • Following up on audit observations and CAPAs through closure and verification.
  • The role may also include project work and continuous improvement initiatives relating to the audit process. 


We are looking for someone who can represent Perrigo and our values while interacting with external suppliers and contract manufacturers.

Our team works with a variety of different guidelines and procedures, and we place a strong importance on learning and development.


We like our team members to independently manage and prioritise their tasks and deadlines, with management support always available.

The person we seek will also have great attention to detail and enjoys being part of a high performing team. 

Experience Required


  • 5+ years pharmaceutical experience (quality and/or auditing) 
  • Pharmaceutical supplier auditing experience is preferred, IRCA certified or similar is highly desired
  • Thrive where afforded autonomy
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • 3rd level education (chemistry, biology, pharmacy, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field)
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literacy with a working knowledge of MS Office and preferably Trackwise
  • Ability to work independently while consulting with others as appropriate
  • Enjoy travel



We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better. #DIV