AbbVie

*Validation Specialist I

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Ref
2005454
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

  • Responsible for participating in implementation and maintenance of the effectiveness of the Quality System to meet all applicable regulatory requirements
  • Ensures that all practices and procedures comply with company policies and applicable regulations for the Quality areas under his/her responsibility
  • Executes tasks as required to implement the Validation Master Plan and maintain in a validated state the equipment, utilities, facilities, automated process controllers, information systems, cleaning processes, manufacturing processes, laboratory instruments and analytical methods to demonstrate that product will perform consistently as intended
  • Ensures investigations of validation failures are completed thoroughly and documented accurately and are included in the plant CAPA system where required by policy
  • Participates with plant and external engineering resources on new installations/systems to ensure that factory/site/commissioning documentation is in accordance with cGMP and supports validation
  • May supervise contract validation resources in the timely completion of activities in his/her area of responsibility
  • May lead, author, or review investigations and implementation of preventive and corrective action

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree Required (preferably in Biology, Chemistry or Engineering)
  • 6+ years of overall experience in Manufacturing, Quality or Engineering including 4 major validation subjects (e.g. Computer, Equipment, Cleaning, Process, etc.) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills, including ability to negotiate/influence without authority
  • Ability to supervise junior or contract team members (prior supervisory experience preferred)
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multiple projects (5+) simultaneously
  • Knowledge of quality / compliance management as well as regulations and standards affecting API, Bulk Drug or Finished goods manufacturing preferred

Significant Work Activities
N/A
Travel
Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.