Validation Engineer
Location:
Marietta , Pennsylvania
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
WD138461
Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors degree
• 3 years of pharmaceutical industry experience

Preferred qualifications:
• Bachelors in science or engineering
• Validation experience

Details:
Why GSK? Because GSK's vaccines business puts the customer at the heart of everything we do. That's why we define our vaccines mission as: Protecting • Human • Kind. Protecting because we strive to turn the science of immunology into high-quality, practical protection against disease; Human because we are investing time in understanding and delivering on our customers' needs and helping them achieve their vaccination goals; and Kind because we recognize and act on our responsibilities to serve societies, rich and poor.

The Validation Engineer will be directly responsible for the preparation and execution of Installation Qualifications, Operational Qualifications, Performance Qualifications, Process Validation and Cleaning Validation which are harmonized with this division's corporate standards.
This position will be responsible for the development and execution of the requalification plan for the site.
This position will also be required to contribute to the development of Site Validation Master Plans, cleaning validation master plans and computer validation master plans. This position will assist with implementing and maintaining computer systems in compliance with regulatory and company requirements and administer the Computer Validation Program at the Marietta facility.

Key Responsibilities:
• Support all aspects of the Validation Life Cycle in Manufacturing from design through operation and improvement as required.
• Assist in administering the Computer Validation Program for the site, including the author/review/approval of Computer Validation Master Plans, Process Control Installation/Operational Qualification protocols, and alarm acceptance testing protocols, computer acceptance protocols and maintenance of computer systems in accordance with corporate and departmental procedures.
• Provide key technical review for the Marietta Site with respect to SOP development and provide technical input for change control in order to assure that site needs are addressed and compliance and industry standards are incorporated.
• Author, review or revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) as required.
• Responsible for the site requalification plan execution and implementation. Streamline testing requirements while maintaining regulatory and corporate compliance.
• Responsible for the preparation of site validation documentation such as qualification protocols, validation master plans, risk assessments, periodic reviews.
• Maintain up to date knowledge of validation requirements, practices, and procedures and instruct other members of the site participating in validation studies.
• Participate on cross-functional teams, including value streams and site support groups to address specific problems, facilitate discussion and research and enable procedures to become more efficient. Build and enhance interdepartmental relationships. Implement improvement initiatives with filling/packaging and facility/utility qualification activities.
• As the site validation representative, present information or answer questions to regulatory agencies during the audit process regarding the validation program and specific validation studies.
• Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, and standard operating procedures.

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