Senior Validation Quality Engineer

Posted 20 Oct 2022

Danvers, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 253741

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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:

You will be in responsible for developing and executing equipment and process validation projects with a quality focus and risk based approach. You will interact on a daily basis and develop strong relationships with Operations, Quality, Process Engineering, Planning, and other key internal/external stakeholders ( R&D, Supply Chain, etc.)

Responsible for design transfer validation of New Product Introduction (NPI) to manufacturing at MilliporeSigma Danvers, MA site.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate and execute validation protocols (Feasibility, OQ, PQ, PPQ) for various raw materials, fixtures and equipment’s. 
  • Develop validation strategy, protocols, and reports with a risk-based approach in alignment with the established critical process controls for product validation, process validation, and applicable validation activities.
  • Perform and facilitate raw material change and new equipment risk assessments.
  • Manage project schedules with strict adherence to critical milestones to ensure quality and security of supply to EMD Millipore customers 
  • Coach and mentor new and junior members of the team.
  • Lead all validation involving design transfer of New Product Introduction
  • Lead in building quality related infrastructure, & instruments including preparation of URS, System Risk Assessment, and subsequent validation
  • Lead in troubleshooting
  • Proactively identifying risks and opportunities through a variety of surveillance activities including trending of non-conformance events
  • Lead in implementing change and improvement solutions across cross- functional teams
  • Lead product risk assessment activities through application of a working knowledge of applicable standards and tools such as (application, design, process) FMEAs and FTA.
  • Lead by addressing lessons learned and reviewing complaint data in support of development, modification and improvement of design processes and quality management system
  • Lead process validation by generating Validation Master Plan (VMP), IQ, OQ and PQ protocols and reports.
  • Perform and facilitate raw material change and new equipment risk assessments and validation.
  • Develop validation strategy, protocols, and reports with a risk-based approach in alignment with the established critical process controls (CTQ, CQA, CPP) for product validation, process validation, and applicable validation activities.
  • Review the Change Control system to determine the impact of proposed changes to the qualification status of equipment and processes.
  • Generate CTQ monitoring data for equipment and processes
  • Lead in troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

 

 

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years validation experience handling of multiple projects within the biopharma, biotech or medical device industries.
  • Minimum B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent
  • Full understanding of product, equipment and process validation
  • Demonstrated capability of applying risk management concepts and tools
  • Hands-on experience in troubleshooting and the application of quality system standards
  • Experienced at working in cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (internal/external)
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Experience with GMPs, GCPs, GLPs, GAMP and Part 11 compliance as they relate to qualification of systems in support of validation of processes
  • Experienced with Quality & GxP IT compliance requirements

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASQ Quality Engineer Certification (CQE)
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Quality by Design
  • Applied/industrial statistics experience
  • Detailed Knowledge of GMP, ISO and FDA design and development quality requirements
  • Knowledge of aseptic processingSRM

 


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