Validation Technician

Posted 08 Sep 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 210044


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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:

Validation Technicians are recognized as a quality presence and technical resource. This position is responsible for assisting validation engineers with the execution and review of validation documents and ensuring that the qualifications are consistent with quality standards.


In the role of Validation Technician, you will also be interacting cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Project Management, Process & Analytical Development, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Packaging, Materials Management, Engineering, and Maintenance. 

  • Conduct the execution of protocols for equipment, analytical instrumentation, cleaning, process controls, and facility qualifications. (including but not limited to FAT/SAT/IOQ and PQ documents)
  • Utilize GDP in a GMP atmosphere while executing protocols and reviewing documents. 
  • Review executed protocols.
  • Assist with the management and execution of the periodic requalification program.
  • Conduct annual temperature mapping qualifications on controlled temperature units.
  • Execute periodic requalification packages and technical reports while adhering to GDP standards.
  •  Document Management:
  • Have the primary responsibility of maintaining the Validation Documents room.
  • Ensure that all validation protocols are stored and maintained electronically in internal quality management systems.
  • Retroactively ensuring that historical documents are maintained physically and electronically.
  • Assist with the maintenance of a Validation document database (SQL database).


Physical Attributes:

  • This position may require rare lifting of no more than 35lbs.             


Who you are: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in an Engineering discipline (i.e. Chemical, Mechanical, etc.) or Life Sciences discipline (i.e. Biology, Biotechnology, etc.)
  • 1+ year of experience in a GDP setting (e.g. chemical laboratory or pharmaceutical manufacturing)
  • Ability to utilize GDP during document execution and review
  • Basic Microsoft office skills
  • Ability to learn and operate new computer applications
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Flexible and accountable
  • Detailed oriented work standards



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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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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