QA Specialist II

Location
Oceanside, CA, US
Posted
Nov 04, 2020
Ref
2031389
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
QA Specialist II
United States - California - Oceanside

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Job Responsibilities
  • Performs a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure quality objectives are met.
  • Maintains routine programs and processes to ensure high quality products and compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices GLPs).
  • Reviews manufacturing, environmental monitoring and quality control data for in-process and finished products.
  • Reviewing manufacturing production documentation Master Batch Records (MBR's) and supporting manufacturing documentation for completeness and accuracy
  • Works directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, statistical process control analyses and audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications.
  • May participate in the writing of annual product reviews and the development of training programs regarding all aspects of producing quality products.
  • May conduct or serve as a lead/coordinator of investigations and corrective and preventive action (CAPA) recommendations related to manufactured products.
  • Works with Research and Development during new product start-ups, and identifies checkpoints for new products and processes.
  • Normally receives very little instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and/or Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of quality assurance systems, methods and procedures.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of requirements for reviewing and approving production documentation
  • Demonstrates knowledge of FDA / EMEA standards and quality systems.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of six sigma, LEAN, and root cause analysis tools used for identifying and correcting deviations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Risk Management principals and Risk based Quality system approaches.
  • Demonstrates audit and investigation skills, and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrates good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates proficiency

Typical Education & Experience
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in a GMP environment related field and a BS.
  • 2 + years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior experience in Biologics or Pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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