Validation Specialist, Sr. Quality

Posted 23 Oct 2019

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 199376


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

Collaborate with line functions and validation departments to complete validation activities pertaining to planning, installation, qualification, release for use, and retirement

Serve as System Administrator for all Validated Computer Systems on Site Work cooperatively with system owners to ensure CSV compliance, timely and appropriate audit trail reviews, and access and user control.

In this role you will lead site Data Integrity program, QA review and approval of Equipment and System Validations that have a CSV element. Review and approve SOPs, work instructions and templates. Additionally, you will be reviewing and approving validation protocols and final reports, and ensuring that validation documentation is adequate, correct, and controlled appropriately, perform risk assessments for computerized systems/applications and provide input regarding compliance requirements for GxP systems. You will need to effectively communicating validation requirements to affected departments within the organization and ensuring that validation is performed in a cGMP compliant manner, have outstanding client and interdepartmental communication skills, have thorough understanding of both US and EU validation requirements for facilities, utilities, equipment, and biological processes and support regulatory inspections, client, vendor and internal audits.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science OR IT disciple  
  • 5+ years’ experience in quality and/or validation experience in a GMP environment
  • 3+ years’ experience with IT, Computerized System Validation AND Data Integrity


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with MS Word and Excel preferred
  • Experience in Quality Control or with Analytical Systems preferred
  • Experience in a Systems Administration role with computerized systems experience preferred


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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