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Sr Associate QA (JP5174NEW)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Sr Associate QA (JP5174NEW)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Business Unit: Cell Bank and Drug Substance Supply PQA 
3Key Consulting is looking for a Sr Associate QA  for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Job Summary:
This role supports Amgen’s Quality Assurance program under the Manufacturing Plant QA organization providing daily oversight of Cell Bank, Pilot Plant (Cell Culture and Purification), Biosafety Development Lab production activities. 

Under general supervision, the role provides support and compliance oversight to MFG and F&E staff in the execution of their processes, procedures, and use of quality systems. 

Duties include electronic batch record review, batch record review, SOP and MP revision approval, work order approval, and quality approval of class 1 deviations and CAPAs. 
The candidate will be required to evaluate compliance issues, provide recommendations, and assure progress to completion. The candidate will also represent functional area quality for the Bulk Quality Assurance department in the execution of projects necessary to achieve departmental operational excellence goals. Candidates must have the ability to work in a team matrix environment and independently interact with various levels to drive items to completion.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
1. Experience working with Quality Systems
2. Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
3. Experience making decisions independently and determining when to elevate to management, as appropriate in an environment that balances business need, quality and compliance risk
4. Manufacturing production floor - preferably bio-tech
5. Document review and approval- writing of SOPs and documents 6. At least 1-2 years of experience in industry
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
75% on the manufacturing floor oversight electronic batch record review/batch record review GMP review and approval Quality contact for class 1 deviations and CAPAs
Why this position is open: There is an uptake in production need- We are adding quality oversight to operations in building 30.
Employee Value Proposition: This team has a lot of development opportunities. This is an exciting role focused on development of the individual and works its way up to clinical opportunities as well as audit and inspection opportunities.
Red Flags: Lack of direct experience in biotech/pharma field or biotech education. Unable to work shift hours (days or swings)
Interview Process: Stage 1: Phone Stage 2: In-person panel Interview
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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