Opening with our client for a Validation Engineer to provide technical knowledge and expertise to assist in the creation of the qualification and validation programs within a pharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory environment.
The ideal candidate will have a background knowledge in pharmaceutical science or engineering, and have experience with equipment or computerized system validation.
Must have expeirence with 21CFR production equipment. Must also have hands on experience for working on shop floor in order to validate equiment and write reports based on findings.
Evaluate, develop, and implement program improvements for the qualification, validation, change management, calibration, and maintenance programs for equipment, facilities, and laboratory instrumentation.
Develop and review pre and post execution qualification and validation protocols (IQ, OQ, and PQ), calibration forms, and change management documents of equipment, facilities, and laboratory instrumentation. Maintain the qualification protocols, forms, and change control files.
Audit equipment/facility files to ensure qualifications are complete and accurate, and subsequent changes have been properly documented.
Develop and review introduction of new equipment/facilities into the Enterprise Management Application (SAP), determining cGMP status and ensuring the PM schedules are appropriate; temporary extensions to calibration and PM
intervals; controlled lists and drawings for equipment, facilities and tooling, calibration and maintenance tasks and procedures; calibration, equipment, facility, or facility systems related investigations.
Facilitate and execute risk assessments to ensure compliance with current standards.
Create or revise standard operating procedures as needed. Generate appropriate training curricula and deliver training
Track, trend, report on qualification, change management and calibration programs.
Requirements and Qualifications
Master's Degree with 5+ years of experience OR PhD with 1 to 3 years of experience
Experience with 21CFR (21 CFR part 11, part 210, part 210) production equipment required
Strong documentation and reporting experience; Hands on experience (working on shop floor to validate equiment and writing reports based on findings.)
Fundamental understanding of validated computer systems and change management in the commercial pharmaceutical/biotech industry
Knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, facilities, and laboratory instrumentation preferred
Familiarity with Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, and Quality Control environments preferred
Excellent organizational and deductive reasoning skills.
Strong technical writing and communication skills
Validation Engineer - 20126
Internal Number: 20126
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