Manufacturing Compliance Specialist

Posted 02 Feb 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 271614


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Your Role:

The cGMP Operations Compliance Specialist is in St. Louis, MO. Responsible for ensuring compliance among our teams, consistent with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and ensuring the accuracy of documentation. This role will be a department lead in Root Cause Analysis, Change Control, and cGMP document review. 

  • Lead and/or assist with process, equipment, and facility deviations and investigations, troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Coordinate documentation and tasks associated with equipment and facilities:
    • Change management
    • Addition of new equipment
    • Calibration
    • Non-Conformances and CAPAs
  • Review production documentation and perform regular Quality Walk-throughs during manufacturing events
  • Work with Manufacturing, Technical Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Validation, Warehouse/Packaging, and Quality Assurance to ensure that change controls, deviations, & CAPAs are reviewed, approved and implemented
  • Lead and/or assist with equipment and facility risk assessments
  • Maintenance of quality systems and cGMP compliance Understand regulatory requirements such as ICH Q7
    • Support equipment commissioning, qualification and validation activities related to GMP manufacturing
    • Write, review and/or assist in the development of Manufacturing, Facility or Equipment Operating Procedures
    • Assist with customer and regulatory audits
    • Assist in the generation of manufacturing CAPA, deviation and change control trend reports
  • Drive continuous improvement to support customer and regulatory expectations
  • Engage in face-to-face discussions with customers and regulatory authorities in support of customer visits, audits, and regulatory inspections


Position located onsite in our St. Louis, MO facility 


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or technical discipline (e.g., Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, etc.) and 3+ years’ experience in a pharmaceutical GMP operations environment (Manufacturing, Quality, MSAT)


  • High school diploma or GED and 5+ years’ experience in a pharmaceutical GMP operations environment (Manufacturing, Quality, MSAT)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in quality systems administration (Change Control, Deviations, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience supporting a GMP Manufacturing group, through direct Manufacturing or Quality Assurance role
  • Strong technical and quality background
  • Direct interaction with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Project Management, and Customers is expected; Therefore strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Apply and incorporate pharmaceutical standards and rules, as per ICH Q7, into documents and day-to-day practice
  • Identify potential safety, quality and compliance risks associated with technology transfers / scale-up projects, and propose solutions to mitigate risk prior to GMP Manufacturing operations
  • Highest level of professionalism and responsibility
  • Experience with customer interaction
  • Intermediate knowledge in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, and math, as well as an understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)


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