Specialist I, Quality Assurance Operations

Employer
Arranta Bio
Location
Gainesville, FL
Posted
Jun 05, 2021
Ref
85503-322839
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

ABOUT US

Arranta Bio is a rapidly growing and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). Our vision is to be the best in class CDMO providing development and GMP manufacturing services to microbiome innovators within the pharmaceutical industry. Therapies focused on the human microbiome are exhibiting incredible potential towards revolutionizing disease etiology and associated medical treatments. Arranta Bio’s mission is to build a world class organization which provides microbiome bio-pharmaceutical innovators with a single source of supply from early process development through clinical and commercial GMP finished product.

 WHO ARE WE

Arranta hires people who are committed and passionate to the goal of bringing life enhancing products to patients. We want top talent who will render ideas and a relentless desire towards accomplishing our mission; when a job becomes a passion, it makes you feel ALIVE.

Here at Arranta Bio, we embrace ALIVE – our core values that we live and breathe daily! We are Agile, Leading, Innovating, Value Creating, and Engaging.

We embrace our challenges as opportunities.

We are empowered to think and act.

We never settle; we strive to improve through purposeful creativity.

We build aligned teams who learn, grow, and deliver.

We are committed to building strong relationships.

 Are you ready to come ALIVE with a daring and intrepid team?  Don’t wait another minute; Apply today!

JOB SUMMARY

 The Quality Assurance Specialist I supports the day-to-day GMP manufacturing operation via
execution of all operational elements of the Quality Management System (QMS), including but
not limited to deviations, corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs), investigations, excursions,
out of specifications (OOS), change control, batch review and disposition, and training in support
of biologics manufacturing production. He/She will collaborate cross-functionally with
Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Facilities, Process and Analytical Development and clients to
ensure cGMP compliance and establish a quality culture. This is a unique opportunity to help
build and grow the QA Operations organization in a dynamic and fast-paced CDMO environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Support cGMP manufacturing operations through administration and enforcement of
the Quality Management System including, but not limited to, deviations, change
controls, and CAPAs.
• Review and approve batch records.
• Perform the review and approval of commissioning and qualification documentation for
facilities, equipment, and utilities.
• Review and approve preventative maintenance, calibration, and work order
documentation.
• Review, assist in the investigation of, and approve environmental excursions.
• Provide on-the-floor QA support for manufacturing activities.
• Represent Quality Assurance on project teams and in meetings.
• Support the cont

Experience and Skills

 • BS required, MS preferred in a scientific/technical discipline with 5+ years of
experience in a QA position within the biological and/or pharmaceutical industry; or
combination of education and experience
• Ability to apply GMP regulations and international guidelines to all aspects of the
position
• Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to influence behaviors and
negotiate and resolve challenges with poise, tact, and diplomacy
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills to all organization levels as well as
clients and vendors
• Strong organizational skills; able to prioritize and manage through complex
processes/projects
• Extensive experience with writing and managing investigations and risk assessments
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence and SOPs
• Ability to be hands-on and detail orientated
• Very proficient in MS Office application suite as well GMP electronic applications such
as LIMS

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• Bending, standing, walking, lifting, sitting, carrying, repetitive motions typing- filing –
writing,
• Ability to lift and carry 10 pounds
• The ability to gown and work successfully in a manufacturing environment

BENEFITS

  • Phone reimbursement policy for qualified individuals
  • Free parking
  • Highly competitive healthcare with many plan options:
  • Medical (HMO/PPO/EPO)
    • Dental
    • vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Up to 10 weeks of 100% paid maternity leave
  • 2 weeks of 100% paid paternity, domestic partner, & adoption leave
  • Educational assistance program
  • 401k (traditional and Roth offered) with 100% match on first 5% deferred.
  • A suite of Arranta Bio paid insurance coverage, including life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary legal assistance plan
  • Employee Referral program
  • Competitive PTO plan, in addition to 10 company paid holidays (includes 2 floating holidays)