Sr. Scientist, QC Systems (Validation) - AZ in Phoenix, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Scientist, QC Systems (Validation) 


  • Perform validation/qualification on laboratory equipment and utilities, including but not limited to HPLC, GC, FTIR, PSA, and ICP under GMP guidelines. 
  • Write and review IQ, OQ, PQ and validation protocols including summary reports for new and 
  • existing laboratory equipment. 
  • Write, update, review, and approve SOPs for new and existing 
  • laboratory instrumentation. 
  • Perform technical review of documents to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. 
  • Repair and maintain laboratory equipment in a validated state. 


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferable in Science. 
  • 5 years relevant work experience required, preferably in a regulated environment. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute. 
  • REQUIRES Knowledge of USP, EP, JP and cGMP guidelines. 
  • Advanced knowledge, operational skill, and troubleshooting of pharmaceutical laboratory equipment (e.g., HPLC, GC, PSA, FTIR, TOC, ICP). 
  • Advanced understanding of an instrument calibration program in a regulated environment. 
  • Ability to write and execute instrument qualifications/validations and maintain appropriate documentation. 
  • Advanced skills in managing complex projects. 
  • Advanced ability to interact with internal resources, contractors and vendors to justify new laboratory equipment. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of budgeting, sourcing and acquiring new capital equipment. 
  • Ability to interact with regulatory auditors as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for laboratory equipment. 
  • Advanced ability to train and coach others in laboratory maintenance. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, department management, cross-functional peers and global teams. 
  • Advanced knowledge of cGMP, JP, USP and EP. 
  • Advanced strategic thinking and ability to work independently.

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