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Lab. Specialist Technician, QA laboratory, Pilot Plant


Espergærde, DK

Job Family:  Quality Assurance
Country/Region:  Denmark

Do you have technical ingenuity and can see yourself being a part of quality control of medico products that help people with intimate healthcare needs? Do you want to be a part of a highly engaged team operating in a dynamic and professionally challenging working environment?

If you can answer yes to this, then maybe it's you who should be our new colleague in the QA laboratory, Pilot Plant


A global organisation with a local touch
You will be a part of Pilot Plant QA in the Global Quality Regulatory Affairs organisation consisting of a total of 12 employees. Here, you will join our laboratory and 5 laboratory Specialist Technicians – a great mix of skills where we learn from each other. 
You will be an important stakeholder in both the innovation - and supply value stream, ensure that QA laboratory deliverables are timely and qualified. You get the opportunity to follow different projects from beginning to end - and see how the tests you perform have an impact on the final or intermediate product.

Our tasks are both related to operational testing consisting of mechanical testing and chemical testing as HPLC, rheology, water absorption, peel testing etc. But you will also be involved in optimizations, validations, and prototype studies etc. You must expect that approximately half of the time is spent in the laboratories. 

A well-functioning lab 
Our daily lives can at times be very changeable, which requires flexibility, readiness for change and mutual respect. We agree that results are best achieved together and do what we can to optimize together in everyday life. The atmosphere is informal and the competent sparring we give each other helps to create the good environment that characterizes the department.

Your main task in the QA laboratory is to perform testing and release of items produced in our innovation - and supply value stream in order to ensure the quality of our products, Specifically, you

  • Perform incoming inspection, test and release of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods including release of sterile products
  • Ensuring handling of non-conformities including root cause investigations as well as change requests
  • Securing that processes are continuously improved to secure compliance with quality standards (ISO 1384 and GMP) and to increase operational test efficiency
  • Prepare and maintenance of documentation such as instructions/manuals, forms and OPLs (One Point Lessons)
  • Participate in internal/external audits

We offer a job full of exciting QC/QA assignments with good opportunities for development within the quality area. In addition to analysis responsibility, you will also participate in problem solutions in collaboration with the test method specialist or equipment owners. 

Strong communication skills and drive 
The QA laboratory is part of our value chain and no products can move to next step before appropriate tests have been done. Time to market is crucial, why on a personal level, you are highly driven and know how to take ownership of your task to meet the demands from the operations and development projects. Moreover, you:

  • Have as minimum a few years of experience as a Laboratory technician or similar relevant education
  • As a person, you are dynamic and committed. You are good at collaborating on solving tasks, but at the same time you are able to complete tasks independently and at the agreed time. It is also important that you great attention to details and can acquire new knowledge in a fast and efficient way
  • Is careful, has a good overview and good planning skills 
  • You are known for your good mood and optimistic mind, which contributes to a good working environment.
  • Our corporate language is English, and we expect you to be able to communicate fluently in English both spoken and in writing and preferably also Danish effortlessly
  • May have knowledge within statistics and statistic tools 
  • May have experience being in the auditee role, being audited by authorities or internal colleagues

QA Pilot Plant offers a dynamic and comfortable work environment with inspiring and challenging work tasks. Our flat structures attract independent individuals who like to feel the development of the business and enjoy being close to the decision-making process. You will be part of a committed and informal team that focuses on competencies and knowledge development. 

Need more information
For more information please contact Head of Pilot QA, Rikke Christensen by mail: or phone: +45 4911 1633.

This job was posted on 7th of June 2022. We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to send your motivated application with CV in English via  We will close the position down once we have found the right candidate.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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