Job Details

  • Title: Equipment Validation Engineer
  • Code: RCI-39157-1
  • Location: Summit New Jersey (NJ) 07901
  • Posted Date: 06/22/2021
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Position Overview:
  • The CSV Engineer supports the successful implementation of manufacturing and laboratory equipment and computerized systems at multi-use sites through interaction with internal customers and external service providers.
  • The incumbent in this role, contributes to the completion of milestones associated with equipment qualification and systems validation.
  • With minimum supervision and given general instructions, this individual carries out routine tasks and functions, and uses basic analytical skills to recognize and solve common problems of limited scope.
  • As a developing team player, the incumbent interacts with their immediate supervisor and personnel within their own work group to achieve team goals while building trust and collaborative relationships outside the immediate organization
Essential Functions:
  • Provides technical support and guidance on calibration and equipment qualification issues. Interfaces with customers to ensure all expectations are being met.
  • Provides excellent customer service and support.
  • Supports internal customer groups in the procurement, operation, calibration, and preventive maintenance of equipment to meet business needs in accordance with required schedules or dates.
  • Supports laboratory and manufacturing equipment implementation projects including scheduling, procurement, site prep, installation, qualification, and turn over to business area.
  • Develops validation/qualification deliverables such as Validation Plans, Requirements Specifications, Traceability Matrices, Summary Reports, Change Controls.
  • Supports calibration, equipment qualification and validation activities.
  • Supervises vendors for qualification functions.
  • Develops protocols, and associated reports while adhering to a change management process.
  • Maintains all qualified and validated equipment and systems in compliance with policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Supports the execution of equipment qualifications and validation protocols
  • Develops written procedures for calibration and preventive maintenance of equipment
  • Configures and documents the configuration of computerized systems
  • Manages projects of varying scope and complexity.
  • Independent ownership of all lifecycle deliverables in the Qualification of equipment and full CSV for single and multi-user Computerized Systems
  • Completes all calibration, qualification and validation documentation with accuracy, completeness and compliance to standards.
  • Regularly reviews, prioritizes and promptly responds to customer equipment qualification and support requests.
  • Maintains a positive relationship with all team members and site customers while promoting a positive team environment.
Required Competencies-Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along solid presentation skills. Proficient at writing well-formulated emails and reports.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, read and interpret engineering manuals/drawings relevant to the assigned task.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, contractors and vendors.
  • Experience with technical writing and document development / generation
  • Ability to interact effectively with laboratory, QA, and Facilities groups
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical laboratory and manufacturing systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of ISPE guidance and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance
  • Working knowledge of standard networking principles and technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Windows client and server technologies.
  • Excellent understanding of cGXP requirements and good documentation practices relating to systems, equipment and instrumentation within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to work with the end user to identify and document User and Functional Requirements
  • Experience executing equipment qualification documents
  • Strong ability to organize assigned tasks in a high paced environment and concurrently monitor tasks / assignments with others that may impact timely completion. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Visio and Outlook, and the ability to learn new software as required for equipment qualification.
  • Building Relationships
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving / Troubleshooting
  • Technical / Professional Knowledge
  • Action Oriented
  • Multi-tasking
Education & Experience:
  • BS degree in Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in FDA-regulated industry, with 5 years experience in CSV
Working Conditions:
Environmental Conditions:
  • Ability to work safely in an environment with hazardous, radioactive, and infectious materials and waste.
  • Environment may include working in office or in a laboratory / manufacturing area.
  • Ability to work safely when working alone, or working with others.