Job title: Validation Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Pharmaceutical
Location: Sligo
Job published: 2021-08-11
Job ID: 32273

Job Description

Validation Engineer

·   Ensure all aspects of activity within the Quality Engineering Group adhere to required policies and procedures, including safety and training.

·   Ensure that the plant meets the quality requirements of its customers with respect to Validation and Calibration, ISO 9001:2015 / ISO 13485:2016, In Vitro Diagnostics Directive, Division & Corporate Policies and other external standards.

  • Be involved in all Validation Cross Functional Teams (CFT’s) at the site to ensure adherence to required policies and procedures, including safety and training.
  • Assist in preparation and execution of validation protocols.
  • Pre-approve and post-approve validation protocols and assessments from a quality system documentation perspective.

·   Liaise with Engineering and external vendors regarding equipment User Requirement Specifications (URS’s), Factory Acceptance Trials (FAT’s) and any other associated validation issues.

  • Lead validation aspects of Facility, Utility, Equipment qualifications
  • Conduct Test Method Validation, Gauge R&R
  • Lead software validation and 21CFR Part 11 assessments

·    Assist in the development of the existing Validation Program at AIDD to ensure continued compliance to the necessary regulations.

·   Collate and Report on relevant Validation data/matrices.

·   Ensure prompt attention to the Quality Engineering Manager on areas of non-compliance.

  • Ensure all Validation and Calibration documentation meets the requirements of Quality Records Procedures.

·   Develop and rollout ‘Validation Training’ for the site on subjects assigned by the Quality Engineering Manager.

·   Keep abreast of developments in customer requirements to ensure the plant continues to produce quality products under regulatory requirements.

·   Liaise with and seek appropriate advice from other company plants worldwide.

·   Participate as required in project activities to achieve plant goals.

·   Ensure all relevant employees are aware of Division and relevant International Standards and their implementation throughout the plant.

  • Participate in identifying and implementing cost reductions, which do not adversely impact product quality.
  • Complete all activities in a safe manner ensuring that any potential safety issues and areas for improvement are highlighted to Manager.