Bristol Myers Squibb Field Quality Assurance Operations Specialist, Single Use Facility (2nd Shift 2pm-10:30pm, M-F) in Devens, Massachusetts

Provide Quality assistance and oversight during start up of clinical manufacturing facility and manufacturing of clinical/commercial drug substance. Performs review and approval of records for the manufacture of in-process materials, drug substance and other GMP processes as required. Assists in the identification, generation and review of investigation records that may result during day-to-day operations. Assure the quality of manufactured products complies with all applicable regulations and guidelines.

This is a 2nd shift position working 2:00pm-10:30pm, M-F, including one 30-minute unpaid lunch break and two 15-minute paid breaks.

Responsibilities:

  • Assures all electronic and paper documentation, which requires QA review is in compliance with corporate as well as site procedures, regulations, and other industry guidelines.

  • Performs manufacturing batch production record review in support of product release in accordance with specifications and SOPs.

  • Performs walkthroughs of the manufacturing facility and applicable support areas documenting observations and points of concern.

  • Supports return to service walkthroughs and other walkthroughs per procedures as needed.

  • Authors and revises Quality specific SOPs and may provide Quality review and approval of manufacturing and support area related SOPs.

  • Monitors and trends batch record error and right-first-time batch record review cycle times.

  • Supports disposition and provides Quality Assurance management with quality indicator data. Supports the Quality review and closure of low risk investigations.

  • Participates in the creation of a team based environment, promoting candor, collaboration, receptivity, clarity of purpose and goals, and high commitment to achieve business goals.

  • Demonstrates appropriate examples of compliance behaviors and attitudes. Supports on the floor activities in collaboration with Manufacturing and additional support groups as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is preferred.

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a regulated environment with at least 2 years focused on quality, validation or manufacturing operations.

  • Knowledge of biotech bulk manufacturing, disposable technologies and analytical testing is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of US and EU cGMP regulations and guidance for clinical and commercial phase products is preferred.

  • Knowledge of electronic and paper batch record systems, DeltaV, and other electronic systems applicable to laboratory test result generation, inventory management, investigations and equipment tracking and maintenance is desirable.

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