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Validation Engineer

  • Job reference: 932838
  • Location: Munster
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 19/11/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Validation Engineer for our Multinational Medical Devices client based in the Limerick region on an initial 12-month contract.


Job Purpose
To provide support for the validation activities associated with equipment, reagents, facilities, cleaning, test methods, and environment ensuring that all compliance issues and requirements of our clients Validation Policies and Procedures are addressed.

  • Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Managing Complexity/Technical Accountability
  • Serves as technical expert for the Validation process and responsibilities to ensure compliance
  • Continuous Learning/Managing Risk
  • Resolves & manages technical operational problems in area of expertise
  • Suggest and sometimes may implement innovation and continuous improvement within the Validation process
  • Implements initiatives in the Validation Process that will deliver customer value at lowest cost. Facilitates successful team behaviour within Quality Systems and across functional areas
  • Manages relationships externally and internally.
  • Builds cross functional and cross-departmental support, fostering overall effectiveness
  • Fosters harmony within Quality Systems.
  • Influences and persuades so as to bring about technical and process improvements.
  • Ensure accuracy and maintenance of Validation Master List.
  • Review and approve Validation Master Plans, Protocols, Summary Reports, and other documentation associated with validations, as appropriate for each validation exercise.
  • Ensure all validation activities and documents are authorised and appropriate compliance approval is gained.
  • Ensure that all validation activities are carried out and reported in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance through assisting in audits.
  • Through effective communication and training initiatives develop staff in projects and validation teams to ensure that validation projects are carried out in accordance with Policies and Procedures.
  • Facilitates, encourage, and coordinate continuous improvement with respect to validation activities.
  • Keep management informed of significant quality issues in a manner commensurate with the potential impact of the issue on public health, employee health & safety, company operations, and/or the environment Lead by example, inculcating the values in all actions within the workplace

Requirements

  • Knowledge of bespoke validation.
  • Process knowledge and documentation.

Desirable

  • In depth knowledge of 21 CFR 820, 21 CFR 11 and European regulations associated with the medical device industry High understanding of GMP, Compliance, Validation Practices including the system development life cycle and Regulatory expectations.
  • Working experience of validation computer systems for use in an FDA regulated environment.
  • Must be able to lead and give direction to Validation Projects and Teams.
  • Individual must also be an active team member in Validation activities

Qualification

  • Qualification in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Engineering, Information Systems, or Life Science with additional IT qualification) with a broad technical/educational skills base.
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a regulated environment a minimum 1 of which has been spent carrying out validation and/or testing activities.

Desirable

  • A degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Engineering, Information Systems, or an IT qualification) with a broad technical/educational skills base and substantial related experience
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years working in a regulated industry a minimum 2 of which has been spent carrying out validations.

For more information on this role, call Dan on +353 868140295 or email Daniel.ryan@orioneng.com for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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