189375 - Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Specialist
Industry
ENG
Region
TX-Texas
City
Austin
State
TX
Rate
Up to $29.99 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Specialist for an opening in Austin, TX.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include complaint handling, will work with cross-functional department on complaint cases for investigations, root cause analysis, and corrections/corrective actions to ensure proper documentation and closure, provide trending and escalations as appropriate
Analyze and trend all types of data (CAPA, problem records, complaints, on market surveillance) to identify deficient areas and initiate quality improvement projects
Participate in internal audits per ISO 13485 and 9001 requirements and ensure site audit readiness
Participate in third-party audits, external customers, and Agency inspections as needed
Support internal Quality activities concerning any identified nonconformities
Write and review CAPAs to ensure timely resolution of quality problems
Support creation of training plans and update training database to maintain compliance
Participate in departmental projects and improvement initiatives through the site’s PPI Program and partner with other groups to continuously improve
Prepare clearly written business communications, including audit reports, gap assessments, validations, etc.
Write, review, analyze and revise written relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and submit procedural changes as needed to meet Site, Regulatory Requirements as directed
Generate and fulfill customer request for COAs, COCs, COOs
Perform other duties to support the quality and regulatory department as assigned.
Providing Quality oversight for issues of significant scope and complexity across multiple functional groups in order to ensure adherence to ISO standards.
Creating problem reports for nonconforming raw material
Ensuring discrepancies are thoroughly identified, defined, and properly assessed.
Interacting with interdepartmental contacts on change and discrepancy assessment, resolution, and quality approval.
Providing timely information to Operation.
Update and meet metrics
Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of the Quality Systems and participate in implementation.
Maintain calibrated tools and equipment
Serves as a backup for other Quality positions as needed

REQUIREMENTS:
Be able to communicate technical issues and inspection results orally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and as part of the QA Team
Sense of urgency with completion of projects and tasks

Attention to details, desire to be hands-on, and excellent bench work management.
Experience with Agile and Track-Wise is preferred
Proficient in data analysis and a working knowledge of SAP and excel is a plus.
The candidate must have solid technical writing, interpersonal, and communication skills and be a team player.
Knowledge of International Standards ISO-9001, ISO-13485, and/or 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 820 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Quality Systems Regulation (QSR) is a plus
Works 50 % in an office environment and 50 % in a laboratory environments

2-5 years Analytical Laboratory experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry desired. Working knowledge of common analytical technique is preferred

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor degree in Chemistry or Life Sciences


SHIFT:
Full-time
2nd shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Billy James
bjames@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x340 or (800) 927-9318 x340

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.