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Quality Assurance Specialist III

Employer
Bachem
Location
Torrance, CA
Start date
Sep 27, 2022

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Discipline
Clinical, Clinical Medicine, Quality
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
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Job Details

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.  
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides 

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Your Responsibilities

The Quality Assurance Specialist III will assist in the day-to-day activities of the Site QA – Manufacturing and Batch Compliance department, conducting BPR issuance, timely batch record review, Production room and daily Dispensary clearances and GMP shipment clearances for the manufacture of drug substances in compliance with FDA and international regulatory requirements for research, pre-clinical, clinical and commercial products.

The Quality Assurance Specialist III fulfills a critical role for Quality Assurance. This individual will conduct real time batch record review, perform internal audits, contribute to GMP system improvements, write technical documents, and review GMP documentation and reports. This individual must also provide GMP and related training.

 

Your Tasks

  • Review executed BPRs to support final product releases
  • Print and issue BPRs to Production department
  • Perform timely and accurate Production room and daily Dispensary clearances
  • Perform timely and accurate GMP shipment clearances
  • Review, route, approve quality events (Deviations, CAPA, NCMRs) in MasterControl as a Quality Event Module (QEM) Coordinator
  • Review, edit, approve new and revised MBPRs through MasterControl
  • Review, edit, approve technical protocols / reports (including executed working protocols)
  • Review, edit, approve validation protocols / reports (including executed working protocols)
  • Support customer and regulatory audits; participate in responses to observations
  • Review customer feedback, comments, corrections; participate in responses
  • Write, review, edit, approve new and revised SOPs / Forms through MasterControl
  • Verify scans of BPRs, chromatograms, etc. for accuracy and ensure documents are boxed, labeled correctly for archiving
  • Initiate and approve change requirements (CRs) to ensure future MBPR revisions
  • Provide cGMP compliance guidance to other departments and continuous improvement of BTO’s quality system
  • Represent QA in project teams (e.g. – harmonization of systems / processes across Bachem sites, implementation of new systems / processes)
  • Assess and/or approve shipment temperature excursion alarms in LiberoManager software
  • Initiate and/or approve change controls
  • Review and/or approval of monitoring / trending data
  • Assist QA – Document Control group as necessary
  • Train new QA hires in job-specific responsibilities
  • Others as assigned by supervisor (e.g. – QA safety representative, quarterly internal audits, GMP / GDP / QMS training to new hires, etc.)

 

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the GMP / Manufacturing setting
  • Experience in GMP manufacturing environment, Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Experience with GMP document control, validation, qualification and calibration
  • Ability to work in ISO7 and ISO8 control environment and support real time batch record review
  • Experience in internal auditing as well as working with regulatory agencies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with peptides
  • Current knowledge of drug development activities in North America

We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company, you should seize this opportunity.

Company

Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides.

With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services.

Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see www.bachem.com.

Stock Symbol: BANB

Stock Exchange: SWX Swiss Exchange

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Phone
(888) 422-2436
Location
3132 Kashiwa Street
Torrance
California
90505
United States
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