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Validation Engineer

King of Prussia, PA, US
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Summary

The Validation Engineer will be responsible for providing commissioning, qualification, and validation support with regard to site facilities, utilities, equipment, processes, an/or systems. This role will drive and execute tasks throughout all phases of the validation lifecycle in order to maintain compliance and meet project deadlines. He/she will be responsible for their day-to-day activities including execution, protocol management, vendor management issues, deviations, corrections and remediation efforts for facility, utility, equipment, systems, and processes in support of personalized cell and gene therapy production and associated development & analytical processes through safe and compliant manufacturing and testing operations according to cGMP requirements. This role requires CQV and engineering experience, ability to work independently, drive effective communication, coordination, and collaboration across relevant cross functional groups in support of the CQV program

Qualifications

Ø Participate in providing a planned, documented and managed approach to the commissioning, qualification testing of cGMP systems and equipment to include associated maintenance activities.

Ø Authors, owns and executes CQV protocols, summary reports and data acquisition in compliance with CBM standard operational procedures and regulatory requirements

Ø Collaborates and coordinates with appropriate departments and/or outside contractors/vendors regarding the scheduling or implementation of validation testing

Ø Responsible for assigned CQV projects including core team representation, prioritization, tracking of commissioning/qualification tasks, and status reports to ensure on-time project delivery

Ø Understands existing system boundaries and assists CQV management with establishing any new system boundaries, scope of work and commissioning execution plans

Ø Supports project specific written commissioning and qualification procedure for new system and continue re-validation efforts on existing systems

Ø Supports the authoring of risk assessments, FMEAs, periodic qualifications, project plans, master plans and annual product reviews as assigned

Ø Supports quality investigations, CAPAs and corrections to supporting documentation as needed

Ø Supports any required remediation efforts and associated CAPA plans as assigned by CQV management.

Ø Participates in the creation, revision, and review of controlled documentation as it pertains to CQV processes and requirements

Performs other related duties as assigned

Education & Experience

Ø Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or equivalent technical discipline is required

Experience:

Ø Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience required in an aseptic manufacturing facility, preferably cell therapy, testing facility, quality assurance or manufacturing compliance

Ø Proven work experience in validation required or Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

Ø Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Ø Possesses high level of interpersonal skills and work collaboratively in a team environment.

Ø High level of “attention to detail”

Ø Must be highly organized in order to operate in a fast-paced dynamic work environment while adhering to established deadlines of projects

Ø Must have a solid team player attitude and flexibility to accept rapid changing priorities while remaining professional at all times

Ø Proficient in use and application of computer software, such as MS Teams, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word, and Google applications.

Ø Experience with Quality Management Systems for controlled documentation (Veeva experience is a plus)

Ø Experience utilizing ValGenesis and/or Blue Mountain RAM is a plus

Ø Thorough understanding of industry standards and regulatory guidelines.

Ø Ability to communicate effectively with management, coworkers, clients, client operations, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders

Validation Engineer

King of Prussia, PA, US
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