Senior Validation & Compliance Engineer
Performs the calibration and validation of test and data analysis equipment and systems used for clinical research, trials and product testing. Assists in equipment selection, specification and negotiation of competitive pricing. Maintains all documentation pertaining to qualification and validation. May develop procedures and/or protocols. Also serves as information resource for validation technicians, contractors and vendors. This role is intended for use by companies in the Life Sciences and Medical Device industries and should be used for those individuals validating results for clinical research, clinical trials and manufacturing testing.
Core Job Duties:
- Design, Author, and Execute Computerized System Validation (CSV) – according to GAMP 5 guidance – especially on Analytical Laboratory Test Equipment and other Lab Information Systems
- Technical Writing of Validation Documents (Risk Assessment, Validation Plan, Design Configuration/Specification, User Requirements, Functional Requirements, IQ OQ PQ, Trace Matrix, Validation Summary Report), SOPs, Maintenance Procedures, Calibration Procedures, and other instrument support documents
- Translate technical information and requirements into qualification/validation test design
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree; scientific background preferred
- At least 3-5 years of pharmaceutical of FDA related validation experience
- Good knowledge of GMPs, 21CFR Part 11, USP 1058 – and other relevant industry regulations and guidance
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability work independently
- Organized and task oriented
- Excellent written and oral communication skills – especially on technical topics
- Self-directed and motivated individual who is able to operate in a rapidly changing business environment
- Customer-oriented, conducting job function with a primary focus on customer satisfaction (internal & external) and ability to deal with customer complaints
- Must have a strong command of Microsoft Office Word and Excel and Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Project
- Ability to build consensus among team of stakeholders
- Excellent critical thinking/analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience with a multitude of laboratory equipment a plus
- Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
- In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
- The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
- Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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