QA Specialist II - CA in Foster City, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • A temporary resource is sought to provide support to the Quality Operations Group.
  • The candidate’s main duties will be to support Inspection Readiness, Quality Risk Management and general QA validation oversight of qualifying Facility, Utilities, and Process Equipment.
  • Must have prior experience in the pharmaceutical /biotech industry and a working knowledge of 21cFR210/21CFR211/21CFRPart11.
  • Additional proficiencies in the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Maximo, and Trackwise software are desirable.
  • Essential duties include supporting the inspection readiness in the preparation and planning for regulatory inspections, which may include training and logistical support.
  • In addition, the candidate may be required to provide first-line QA review of Equipment, Facilities and Utilities IQ, OQ and PQ documents. 

Knowledge, Experience and Skills: 

  • Must have strong knowledge of cGMP (FDA, EU and ICH) requirements and the ability to assess compliance risks. 
  • Experience in Quality Risk Management and risk-based qualification tools (PHA, FMEA). 
  • Experience with implementation/improvement of quality systems. 
  • Experience providing QA oversight of facility changes, equipment qualification and lab system validation. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) including the ability to effectively communicate across organizational levels and functions. 
  • Facilitate open communication and sharing of knowledge. 

Specific Education and Experience:

  • Typically requires a BA or BS degree and minimum 5 years of relevant experience in related field or a MA or MBA degree and minimum 4 years of relevant experience. 
  • Academic Level: 
    • Minimum of a Bachelors

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