193520 - Validation Engineer
Up to $65.00 DOE
12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Validation Engineer for an opening in Rochester, NY.

Validation is the process of establishing documented evidence that a procedure, process, equipment or other activity will consistently perform as intended throughout its life cycle. As a Validation Engineer II, you will be responsible to interact with several departments to create and execute validation testing in support of individual equipment, systems, environments, cleaning efficiency, or processes required for pharmaceutical packaging operations at the site.

Within Laboratory Plastics, the individual will be responsible for the preparation and execution of validation protocols (VP, IQ, OQ, PQ, and others), along with their associated summary reports, in service of items including: Packaging and automation equipment. Metrology equipment. Computer control systems, including a Building Automation System (BAS). Molding machines and molds, with associated secondary equipment. Other specialized areas as project are requested. Conduct all work according to governing SOPs and cGMPs (current Good Manufacturing Practices). Prepare detailed reports or design statements knowledge obtained from learning about new equipment coming to the site. Coordinate Validation Projects with other departments and ensure project timelines. Demonstrates and promotes the company vision of the 4 I’s: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Author SOPs related to validation department activities. Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

1-2 years of validation experience (or internships) in a regulated industry or equivalent validation experience including food or pharmaceutical packaging. PC literacy including the ability to generate complex documents in both Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Able to independently drive projects through clear communications, schedules, and team meetings. Have strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Able to multitask and respond to shifting priorities. Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal. Be results oriented. Must have mechanical and process equipment aptitude. Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Accredited Bachelor of Science degree required, with an Engineering or Science discipline preferred.


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

Richard Barrett
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

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.