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Quality Specialist

Employer
CSL Behring
Location
Schenectady, New York
Start date
Sep 4, 2022

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Discipline
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Pharm Country
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Job Description

Job Description Summary

This position provides immediate support to the Assistant Manager of Quality in monitoring plasma center processes to ensure overall compliance with CSL Operating Procedures, as well as all applicable local, state, federal requirements. This role will ensure compliance to training needs, SOPs, processes and other regulatory or company directives are adhered in order to support the operations and quality requirements for business operations.
• Reporting compliance status data to operational quality management
• Collaborate with center management in the development and implementation of continuous improvement plans
• Collaborate with Assistant Manager of Quality (AMQ), to be able to represent the center during internal and external audits, responds to questions, and may stop operations, including shipments to address quality concerns
• Responsible for coordinating and managing training activities, policies and processes at the center level

Job Description

1 Perform final QA review and release for all shipment and associated documents, to ensure shipment meets customer specifications.

2 Ensure center records QA review to ensure thoroughness, accuracy and timeliness of required information. Initiate investigation and ensure documentation of regulatory deficiencies. Determine the need for corrective action, ensure appropriate documentation and determine effectiveness of the action.

3 Perform center records QA review to ensure thoroughness, accuracy and timeliness of required information. Initiate investigation and ensure documentation of regulatory deficiencies. Determine the need for corrective action, ensure appropriate documentation and determine effectiveness of the action.

4 Maintain and review Plasma center personnel training documents to ensure documents comply with CSL procedures, SOP’s, CLIA/COLA and other applicable requirements.

5 Maintain the Learning Management System to ensure data integrity, report generation and data analysis to comply with company and regulatory standards.

6 Initiates schedule, coordinate and monitor the delivery of all training, such as new hire, annual and any retraining to meet center or other training and regulatory requirements. Ensure the most current version of training materials at the center is being used

7 Collaborates with center management when viewing the Quality Management System to identify, coordinate and deliver retraining for the purpose of correcting or improving operational or quality issues.

8 Conduct periodic process assessments to ensure compliance of CSL written procedures. Initiate investigation to ensure documentation of deficiencies and development of corrective action plans, as necessary in partnership with management.

9 Identifying and communicate non-conformities to CSL’s SOP’s. In the absence of the AQM, may conduct monthly quality team meeting to inform, promote, assess and identify opportunities for continuous process improvement in quality, safety, and training for implementation.

10 Promote Safety, Health and Environment Policies & Procedure. Ensure safety training and safety practices are implemented and followed within the center.

11 Conducts and may lead internal audits to monitor facility compliance with CSL procedures and policies, cGMP, OHSA, FDA, and other regulations, as applicable, and develop center responses for deficiencies. In the absence of the AQM, host external audits conducted by the regulatory agencies and customers.

12 Responsible to initiate, investigate and close Trackwise reports in a timely manner. Confirm through follow-up, to ensure appropriate corrective action was initiated, implemented, and effective.

13 Maintain clean efficient work environment. Comply with all Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures. Conduct routine internal procedure and documentation audits, as applicable.

14 Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), company policies and procedures.

15 Comply with all local, state and federal regulations and laws to include, but not limited to: ADA, Civil Rights, EEOC, FDA, GHA, HIPAA, and OSHA.

16 Maintain confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center information. Understand policies and procedures associated with hyperimmune programs at the center, if applicable.

17 Assist Plasma center staff in completing other special projects or assignments, as requested.

18 Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.


Education
• High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business administration or biological sciences preferred.

Experience

• Minimum 1-year leadership experience or equivalent of one-year experience in a regulated environment.

• Strong customer service skills

• Strong critical reasoning, decision-making and problem solving skills to analyze situations

• Organizational skills and attention to details to handle multiple tasks, short deadlines, frequent interruptions, and shifting priorities in support of changing company objectives

• Understand Quality Systems and/or regulated training requirements

Working Conditions
(physical & mental requirements)

• Occasionally required to work with the public when they are dissatisfied

• 80% of the time standing and walking and 20% of the time sitting

• Reach, bend, kneel and have high level of manual dexterity

• See and speak with customers and observe equipment operation

• Occasionally be required to lift and carry 25 lbs.

• Exposure to hot and cold temperatures, sudden temperature changes, working with freezers and various odors

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications.

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CSL offers the following benefits for this full-time position, most are effective the first day of hire: Options for health care benefits, including choices of plans for medical and prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; Company-provided basic life insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability; the option to participate in CSL’s 401(k) Savings Program; Paid Time Off (PTO) for use in connection with vacations, illness, and other personal business; and paid observed holidays as designated by the Company.

About Us

Our Benefits

We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It’s important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL.

About CSL Plasma

CSL Plasma is one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma. Our work helps to ensure that people with rare and serious diseases are able to live normal, healthy lives. We are committed to our work because lives depend on us. Learn more about CSL Plasma.

We want CSL to reflect the world around us

As a global organisation with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at CSL.

Do work that matters at CSL Plasma!

Company

As the third largest global biotechnology company with employees in more than 35 countries, CSL Behring is focused on serving patients with serious and rare diseases, including coagulation disorders, primary immune deficiencies, hereditary angioedema, respiratory disease and neurological disorders. We collaborate with patient and biomedical communities to improve access to therapies, advance scientific knowledge and support future medical research. 


CSL Behring's dynamic environment fosters innovation and attracts the best and brightest who share a commitment to helping save lives. People here are free to live their Promising FUTURES where they can fulfill their individual career aspirations and realize their potential. 


CSL Behring is committed to diversity and inclusion, both of which underpin our Values of patient focus, innovation, collaboration, integrity and superior performance. We believe that by harnessing and honoring the unique capabilities, experiences and perspectives of our people, we are better able to serve our patients.


CSL Behring operates one of the world's largest plasma collection networks, CSL Plasma. The parent company, CSL Limited, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs more than 27,000 people, and provides its life-saving medicines in more than 70 countries. 
For more information visit www.cslbehring.com. Help us deliver on our promise to save lives and protect the health of people around the world. Promising FUTURES start at CSL Behring!

Stock Symbol: CSL

Stock Exchange: Australian Securities Exchange

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Phone
610-878-4000
Location
1020 First Avenue
King of Prussia
Pennsylvania
19406
United States
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