Quality Assurance Engineer


Indianapolis, Indiana

22 days ago

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Job Description

Job title: Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Indianapolis, IN, 46268
Duration: 6 months
Schedule: Onsite, Mon-Fri (8:00am-5:00pm)

The Quality Assurance Engineer, is responsible for the design, construction, validation, maintenance and overall compliance of facilities, systems and processes at the AAA Indianapolis radioligand manufacturing site.

Major Accountabilities:
• Quality and Compliance aspects of design working in collaboration with Engineering, technical functions, Manufacturing Operations, Quality Control and outside consultants and contractors to ensure that new facility is:
o Compliant with all appropriate client's QMS and regulations (e.g. FDA, EMEA and other major health authorities) for GMP manufacturing
o Capable of manufacturing products that are safe, effective and that meet all applied controls and specifications.
o Capable of meeting intended design goals of output volume, turnaround time and operating and product costs.
• Acts as QA point of contact for Quality Control for activities including; release of raw materials, investigation review/approval, protocol approval, review/approval of method validation, etc.
• Provide strategic quality input on the translation of commercial product requirements into technical solutions that are capable of meeting defined CQAs (product Critical Quality Attributes), CPPs (Critical Process Parameters), Finished Product testing and Microbiological programs.
• Contribute to the definition of project plan, control requirements and processes to deliver the new manufacturing facility on time, to required quality and compliance standards and within budget.
• Contribute to design of facility, utilities and process equipment from a Quality and Compliance perspective.
• Work with validation colleagues to define the initial asset life-cycle model and qualification and validation strategy, to ensure successful validation of the facility. Play a lead role in the planning, execution and closure of commissioning, qualification and validation activities from a Quality functional perspective.
• Collaborate with MS&T to ensure products are maintained in a validated stated.
• Author and/or approve Standard Operating Procedures in support of project activity and deliverables.
• Acts as the Quality approver of change controls, deviations, and CAPAs required to maintain the manufacturing and testing facility in a GMP state.
• Works with supplier and Vendor Management colleagues to ensure that suppliers of goods and services for the new manufacturing facility are compliant and capable of fulfilling their contracted requirements.
• Perform QA approval of major and critical investigations.
• Lead and support internal self-inspections.
• Other related duties as assigned.

Ideal Background:
Education - B.S. degree, preferably in chemistry or biochemistry.
Experiences -
• 5+ years of experience in a GxP pharmaceutical manufacturing operations
• 2+ years of experience in a quality assurance role

• Strong knowledge and experience with the application of CFRs and cGMPs and have been involved in regulatory inspections.
• Strong knowledge and experience of Quality Control testing and methodologies.
• Experience with comprehensive audit support of all internal and external audits in support of the product manufacture and launch.
• Experience with radiopharmaceuticals is a plus.
• Comprehensive knowledge of FDA and EU regulations and experience in US and international regulatory agency inspections.
• Direct experience with commissioning, qualification and validation to meet FDA and other health authority requirements.
• Direct experience reviewing and/or authoring standard operating procedures and partnering with operations on product related investigations and deviations.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong technical writing experience required.
• Experience participating in internal audits, identify findings, driving to resolution and providing closure report is desired.
• Ability to synthesize data and summarize outcomes to provide recommendations on a compliant path forward.
• Overseeing manufacturing and testing operations as a quality representative.

• Continuous Learning (Dyn. Knowledge Development)
• Digital & Technology Savvy
• Operational Excellence
• Being Resilient
• Breakthrough Analysis
• Interpersonal Savvy
• Organizational Savvy 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $61.80/hr.