Senior QA Specialist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  3. United States
Oceanside, USA
Posting date: 01 May 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior QA Specialist with a biopharmaceutical company located in Oceanside, CA. A successful candidate must have extensive experience with LIMS, authoring protocols and technical documents, data/technical review, and sound knowledge of cGMPs/GLPs/GMPs. Bachelors is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Link laboratory programs to LIMS for data upload, as well as continuously improve upon IT processes. Analytical to reduce turnaround time while also maintaining quality system requirements
  • Manage and maintain LIMS static data such as user matrix, specifications, analysis, stability protocols, data tables and instruments
  • Interact with the Laboratory operations group to support LIMS implementation and ongoing support
  • Work with the IS and IT groups to integrate LIMS in a cGMP environment
  • Independently plan, manage and execute assignments, contribute to project planning meetings
  • Support all necessary aspects of LIMS projects and operations as assigned
  • Partner with IT and laboratory organizations, support users by responding to change requests and training needs
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for global and local Laboratory Information Management (LIMS) Systems
  • Act as key project team member for new systems implementations and/or installation of new capabilities
  • Provide system oversite activities including audit trail reviews, system reviews, resolution of problem reports, data maintenance as applicable
  • Author protocols and technical documents and provide summary reports from LIMS

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated success implementing LIMS and computer system validation in a cGMP environment
  • Familiarity with data review for analytical methods such as Cell Based Assays, Flow Cytometry Assays, Microbiological assays, PCR and other routine analytical assays
  • Experience in areas such as sampling, pharmaceutical quality control lab, laboratory data and reports (C of C, C of A), data management, change control, GLP/GMP and compliance
  • General understanding of pharmaceutical GMPs and 21CFR Part 11 regulations
  • Ability to communicate complex scientific findings and recommendations in one-on-one discussions and departmental meetings
  • Excellent technical writing experience in a regulatory environment such as protocols, reports, and SOPs
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external teams
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, data analysis software, and other related applications
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities

To Apply:

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.