Pfizer Validation Associate Engineer in Hospira,

As an Associate Validation Engineer you will be responsible for validating/qualifying the systems used to manufacture and/or clean drug products within a large manufacturing facility located in North Carolina, USA. You will help to demonstrate systems are running according to necessary specifications and operate within regulations to ensure data integrity and the production of quality products.


The Associate Validation Engineer is primarily responsible for executing multiple projects, on both a large and small scale by performing the following:

Schedules and executes validations/qualifications per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory guidelines.

  • Coordinates and communicates all testing with affected functional groups and evaluates test results.

  • Executes process and/or cleaning validation studies to include protocol preparation, scheduling, protocol execution, analyze data and compose a final report.

  • Participates in presentation of results to Regulatory Agency when necessary.

  • Participates in developments/ improvements to validation programs as needed to remain current with cGMPs and industry standards.

  • Participates in teams assembled to specify, install, validate, troubleshoot and maintain systems and equipment.

  • Participates in deviation investigations to identify root causes and define corrective and/or preventative actions (CA/PA).


  • BS/BA degree in science, engineering, manufacturing technology or closely related field

  • 1 - 3 years pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail and working knowledge of FDA Regulations/Guidance, and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Some knowledge and experience with cleaning and/or process validation of pharmaceutical processes , as related to sterile products and medical devices preferred

  • Must be proactive, have experience with high performance teams, strong interpersonal and project management skills

  • Must be able to interact with varying levels within the company

  • Ability to work both independently and in partnership with others; proven ability to use initiative and drive to achieve results

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts as needed to meet deadlines

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 1/23/2018

  • This job is Hospira Exempt US Grade : 12

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