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Senior QA Associate - Chemistry

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Irvine, California, US, 92618

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

If you’re like people at Teva, you dare to be different. We’re making well-being a way of life for our customers and our colleagues. Join us in helping to make healthcare more accessible to more patients, while supporting one of the most innovative teams in the industry.

 

Teva’s Irvine, CA production site is one of our complex manufacturing and supply chain operations.

 

We are strengthening and adding to our critical teams with great talent and capabilities. Teva, a global organization, with a brand of evolving success.  Be part of it!

 

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.

 

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

Relocation Offered.

 

Job Description

Quality Analyst- QC professional at an aseptic, sterile vial fill and finish manufacturing and packaging facility responsible for quality review and approval of protocols, reports, change controls, investigations, CAPAs and other compliance activities (i.e. APRs, stability reports, tech transfers) related to the quality control chemistry laboratories. 

 

The incumbent will be a key team member of the QA team responsible for QA oversight of laboratory compliance, including but not limited to review and approval of investigations, method validations/transfers, change controls, stability management.   Under limited guidance, supports and ensures the compliance operations in the laboratory.  Partners with the laboratory and other supporting departments for problem resolution.


Executes and interprets key metrics and trend charts using data and/or statistical analysis in support of Annual Product Review and Quality Metrics. Drives quality risk assessment as well as effectiveness checks as part of Change Control and CAPA processes. Demonstrates effective leadership and teamwork to junior and senior level Quality personnel. Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements applicable to aseptic/sterile manufacturing and packaging operations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:
Job Description: Quality Analyst- QC professional at an aseptic, sterile vial fill and finish manufacturing and packaging facility responsible for quality review and approval of protocols, reports, change controls, investigations, CAPAs and other compliance activities (i.e. APRs, stability reports, tech transfers) related to the quality control chemistry laboratories. 

 

The incumbent will be a key team member of the QA team responsible for QA oversight of laboratory compliance, including but not limited to review and approval of investigations, method validations/transfers, change controls, stability management.   Under limited guidance, supports and ensures the compliance operations in the laboratory.  Partners with the laboratory and other supporting departments for problem resolution.


Executes and interprets key metrics and trend charts using data and/or statistical analysis in support of Annual Product Review and Quality Metrics. Drives quality risk assessment as well as effectiveness checks as part of Change Control and CAPA processes. Demonstrates effective leadership and teamwork to junior and senior level Quality personnel. Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements applicable to aseptic/sterile manufacturing and packaging operations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field from an accredited college or university and at least 4 years of quality engineering or related QA experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment with at least 8  years in pharmaceutical manufacturing or equivalent.
•Experience in Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements applicable to aseptic/sterile manufacturing and packaging environment
•Experience in method validation, method verification, method transfers
•Strong understanding of compendia compliance
•Experience of Root Cause Analysis (5 Whys, 6M’s, Is/Is Not, FMEA, etc) in support of writing, reviewing, and approving investigations to determine root cause and adequate corrective/preventive actions to prevent recurrence.
•Experience in Auditing techniques in a cGMP facility.
•Experience and mastery in technical writing for investigations, protocols, and reports in English language.
•Knowledge of Lean/5s application
•Strong understanding of GLP
•Ability to transfer compliance knowledge to laboratory team members
•Need experience in TrackWise, LIMS, EDMS, SAP

Function

Quality

Sub Function

Quality Assurance Methods

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