Validation Engineer

Spectraforce

Summit, New Jersey


13 days ago

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Validation Engineer
Spectraforce
Summit, New Jersey

13 days ago

Job Description

Title: Validation Engineer
Location: Summit, NJ, 07901 (Hybrid- 50% onsite)
Duration: 12 Months
Work schedule: M- F (Should be flexible on timings based on business needs)
 
Purpose and Scope of Position:
The CSV Engineer supports the successful implementation of manufacturing and laboratory equipment, and computerized systems at multi-use sites through interaction with internal customers and external service providers. The incumbent in this role, contributes to the completion of milestones associated with equipment qualification and systems validation. With minimum supervision and given general instructions, this individual carries out routine tasks and functions, and uses basic analytical skills to recognize and solve common problems of limited scope. As a developing team player, the incumbent interacts with their immediate supervisor and personnel within their own work group to achieve team goals while building trust and collaborative relationships outside the immediate organization.
 
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
Must Haves:
  • Implementation of manufacturing and laboratory equipment, and computerized systems at multi-use sites.
  • Capable of taking independent ownership of all lifecycle deliverables in the Qualification of equipment and full CSV for single and multi-user Computerized Systems. 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Windows client and server technologies.
  • Working knowledge of standard networking principles and technologies.
  • Excellent understanding of cGXP requirements and good documentation practices relating to systems, equipment, and instrumentation within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong working knowledge of ISPE guidance and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.
  • Ability to work with the end user to identify and document User and Functional Requirements.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical laboratory and manufacturing systems.
  • Experience executing equipment qualification documents.
  • Ability to interact effectively with laboratory, QA, and Facilities groups.
  • Strong ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along solid presentation skills. Proficient at writing well-formulated emails and reports. Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read and interpret engineering manuals/drawings relevant to the assigned task. Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors, and vendors. Experience with technical writing and document development / generation.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Visio and Outlook, and the ability to learn new software as required for equipment qualification. 
Competencies:
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge
  • Problem Solving / Troubleshooting
  • Action Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multi-tasking
  • Building Relationships
Education and Experience:
  • Required BS degree in Engineering / Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in FDA-regulated industry, with min 3 years’ experience in CSV
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Essential Functions:
  • Maintains all qualified and validated equipment and systems in compliance with policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Develops protocols, and associated reports while adhering to a change management process.
  • Supports the execution of equipment qualifications and validation protocols.
  • Supervises vendors for qualification functions.
  • Supports calibration, equipment qualification and validation activities.
  • Configures and documents the configuration of computerized systems.
  • Develops validation/qualification deliverables such as Validation Plans, Requirements Specifications, Traceability Matrices, Summary Reports, and Change Controls.
  • Manages projects of varying scope and complexity.
  • Supports laboratory and manufacturing equipment implementation projects including scheduling, procurement, site prep, installation, qualification, and turn over to business area.
  • Independent ownership of all lifecycle deliverables in the Qualification of equipment and full CSV for single and multi-user Computerized Systems.
  • Supports internal customer groups in the procurement, operation, calibration, and preventive maintenance of equipment to meet business needs in accordance with required schedules or dates.
  • Completes all qualification and validation documentation with accuracy, completeness, and compliance to Company standards.
  • Provides excellent customer service and support.
  • Regularly reviews, prioritizes, and promptly responds to customer equipment qualification and support requests.
  • Provides technical support and guidance on calibration and equipment qualification issues. Interfaces with customers to ensure all expectations are being met.
  • Maintains a positive relationship with all team members and site customers while promoting a positive team environment. 
Working Conditions: 
Environmental Conditions:
  • Environment may include working in office or in a laboratory / manufacturing area (w/o blood & animal).
  • Ability to work safely in an environment with hazardous, radioactive, and infectious materials and waste.
  • Ability to work safely when working alone or working with others.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. 
This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.
  

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: $65.00/hr.

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