Validation Engineer – Hot Job

Validation Engineer – Hot Job

validation-engineerOne of DAVIS’ Pharmaceutical Solutions clients is looking to hire a Validation Engineer on a contract to direct basis. This position requires validation experience in pharmaceuticals. 

Validation Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Plan, schedule, execute, and lead pharmaceutical validation project assignments including: implementation of new systems, remediation of legacy, and re-validation of existing computerized systems with customers in Cambridge area.
  • Evaluate, define, and develop clients’ technical needs and make recommendations
  • Prioritize, manage, and execute multiple projects utilizing Project Management methodology
  • Perform business development activities with both new and existing clients
  • Directly manage assigned projects to satisfy specific project/client needs
  • Promote client-based and solutions approach
  • Generation / execution of System Impact and Critical Aspect Assessment Impact
  • Coordinate and interface with project managers, as well as engineering and quality assurance groups to ensure successful project execution
  • Lead cross-functional project teams in the development of validation deliverables
  • Review and approve validation project documentation
  • Develop validation deliverables including master plans, protocols and summary reports, as required
  • Support development of best practices within the validation group, based on current industry practices and guidelines
  • 8+ years of end to end full life cycle computer systems validation; risk assessments, gap analysis, gather requirements, URS, FRS, DS, write/execute script, validation Summary report, etc.
  • Will need experience with decommissioning and/or very strong understanding of decommissioning and systems retirement
  • Strong documentation skills and experience. Will be doing assessments and writing full decommissioning documents (template provided) will also be responsible for producing: hand over documents, training doc and more.
  • Must have strong problem solving capabilities and ability to work on your own. Need a ‘get the job done’ attitude.
  • Should have a mix of systems experience – ERP, lab system, Manufacturing, Packaging systems. Follow clients SOP
  • Candidate should have knowledge of GLP, GMP and GCP: Should understand infrastructure qualification as well; good understanding of GAMP5

Validation Engineer Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, life science, or any other pertinent degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a highly regulated environment: pharmaceutical, biotechnology or related industry
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in project management (preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of FDA and European compliance regulations and GAMP guidelines applicable to computer system validation
  • Familiar with off-the-shelf, configurable, and custom-developed applications
  • In-depth knowledge of validation deliverables associated with each step of the computer system life cycle
  • Experience with various technologies and automated systems used in the pharmaceutical industry: e.g. Information Management, Business System, PLC or SCADA, Process Control, laboratory instrumentation, data archive, etc.
  • Experience in process automation an asset
  • Familiar with computer system infrastructure, including: networks, servers, related hardware and supporting software, and peripheral hardware
  • Possess strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills for interface with management, lead strategists and systems owners and be able to produce quality deliverables.
  • Quality experience is a plus.
  • Data Migration or Data Archiving exp is a huge plus!
  • Position demands an individual who is willing to travel

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