Validation Engineer III

Posted 22 Apr 2020

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 205495



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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.


Job Title : Validation Engineer III

Description :

As a member of the R&D Validation & Applications Center (VAC) Engineering team, you actively participate on product development teams. Your contribution includes implementation of an efficient and thorough validation test matrix, including development of new test equipment and test methods, which ensures robust product specifications based on product design and intended applications.   Your responsibilities include authoring the validation test protocol,  test execution and authoring the report.  You participate in development of the product design specifications and risk assessments and coordinate testing for shelf life studies. You are responsible for planning, documenting and executing test method validations.  In addition, you collaborate with Operations, Product Management, and Field Marketing to aid in product/process change requests, raw material qualifications, and customer application inquiries. You effectively interact with other groups, such as Facilities, Engineering Services, Finance, EHS & Quality.


  • Occasional travel to our manufacturing facilities <10%


Minimum Qualifications :

  • B.S. in engineering or applied science or equivalent plus 5-8+ years’ experience in a related technical area, or MS plus 3-5+ years
  • 4+ years of experience with FMEA/risk analysis, product failure and root cause analysis 
  • 4+ years of experience with process and product/system development and validations.
  • 4+ years of experience authoring formal protocols and reports utilizing Good Documentation Practices.
  • 3+ years of experience using statistical tools such as, Capability analysis, Gage R&R’s, DOE’s in Minitab
  • 4+ years of experience with Product development process, or working on cross functional teams
  • 4+ years of experience in the development and execution of test method validations




Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with equipment development, URS, GAMP, software validation, PLC and controls, plastics processing.
  • Working knowledge of quality principles including ISO, Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of applicable FDA Regulations, USP requirements, Regulatory requirements (CB Scheme/ UL testing) for systems used in biopharmaceutical processes.
  • Proficient in equipment calibration, trouble shooting and repairs
  • Experience with MilliporeSigma filtration, chromatography and Mobius products (Bioreactors, Mixers preferred)
  • Experience in managing Capital upgrades, involving Equipment design
  • Experience with change control methodology
  • Working knowledge of EHS guidelines,  and ergonomics principles
  • ASQ – CQE Certification a plus.RSRMS





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