Validation Engineer in Round Lake, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Validation Engineer close to the Grayslake, IL area. This will be a 6 month contract. The company needs someone who is ready to hit the ground running to assist the current Validation Engineer on writing different validations. If you are interested in this opportunity please email your updated resume to Lauren Pritts at  


  • This position is in the Quality Engineering organization at an aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing facility near Grayslake, IL.
  • The incumbent will work individually, supporting the Validation Engineer and Process Engineer, along with the manufacturing team, executing small to medium scope validation studies to ensure that products and processes meet appropriate regulatory agency validation requirements, internal company procedures and current industry practices.
  • The individual will be responsible for supporting a range of validation disciplines which may include equipment, facility, software, cleaning, and process validations.
  • In addition, the individual may be requested to execute feasibility, evaluation, or exploratory studies to support new products or processes.
  • The individual will be responsible for collecting requirements, developing a project validation plan, and executing to completion.


  • Must have previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry with cleaning, utility, and equipment validation is preferred.
  • Experience with GMP
  • The ability to prioritize and execute multiple project tasks.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of validation across multiple disciplines Ability to solve routine validation issues with minimal assistance. Ability to learn quickly through multiple channels.
  • Must be able to work as a collaborative team member and in some cases lead a small team to resolve small scope validation issues.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with respect to technical or project management issues, both verbally and in written form.

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum of a BA or BS preferably in the Life Sciences/Engineering/Chemistry or other job-related discipline.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years within a pharmaceutical, biotech or related industry.
  • Preferred at least 2 years of direct validation experience (authoring and executing validation protocols) with at least 1 year of cleaning validation experience.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.