Job Description

Validation Engineer

Within your chosen role you will be acting as part of a large team of engineers reporting within the Technical Engineering department, the role will include -

* Engage in the early stages of the project, giving input into design by working with equipment vendors and global engineering teams to represent client Validation interests. Oversee equipment C&Q within the assigned area with a view to ensuring right first-time C&Q and Validation effort.

* Act as validation SME on the equipment within the area assigned. As such you will aim to leveraging testing from Commissioning and Qualification where possible.

* Providing technical and validation oversight to process, design and project delivery teams and coaching to associate staff within the assigned suite.

* Implementing the requirements as outlined in the site / project Validation Master Plan.

* Coordination of and participation in engineering sub-teams in the assigned suite during execution of Cycle Development & Validation activities.

* Authoring and reviewing standard operating procedures and technical reports including PQ protocols.

* Willingness and ability to support morning / evening shift work during critical periods within the project life-cycle (Cycle Development and PQ).

* Technical review and approval of Commissioning protocols, Qualification protocols and Validation protocols executed by vendors, cross functional groups and/ or validation counterparts.

* Supporting regulatory submissions as required.

* Owning Change Management tasks for Equipment introduction within the assigned suite for qualification / validation up to PQ stage.

* Effective application of LeanSixSigma and Change Management tools in the Validation group by:
o Leading by example in achieving results by using industry standard tools and processes
o Facilitate problem solving & risk assessment (FMEA) projects/meeting.
o Make problems visible and strive for continuous improvement.
o Serving as a team member during internal audits and to support external inspections/audits.
o Supporting alignment and knowledge exchange with development organizations, other commercial nodes and external manufacturing partners.

* Lead and support various organizational initiatives as needed (examples include EHS, workload forecasting, work standardization, etc).

* Represent the site in internal collaborations through Manufacturing Division Validation Communities of Practice to include sharing of best practices in validation and investigation activities.

* Keep up to date with scientific and technical developments, best practices and attend seminars as required.

* Maintain continuous focus on quality and safety compliance and unflinching focus on the customer.

* Execution in line with the site Continued Process Validation (CPV) program and supporting cross-site CPV as needed.

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