Manufacturing Validation Engineer

Validation Engineer

Ref: 160| Posted: 24th Jan 2024

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Terumo Aortic are currently recruiting a Validation engineer to join our engineering team. This is a new role to help support the business during a time of growth and investment on site. Working alongside the team you will be primarily accountable for the validation and validation maintenance of manufacturing processes, and test methods, manufacturing equipment and facilities. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference and enjoy excellent career progression.

The main responsibilities of the role are;

  • Primarily accountable for the validation and validation maintenance of manufacturing processes, and test methods, manufacturing equipment and facilities.
  • Plan validation activities to ensure customer and business needs are met in alignment with the overall project plans and objectives
  • Perform validation of processes, equipment and facilities used in manufacture of medical devices to meet Regulatory requirements, this incorporates completion of validation protocol, installation qualification, operational qualification and performance qualification and supporting documentation
  • Prepare and issue Validation Master Plans and schedules, summary reports and other required documentation for a validation exercise
  • Organize and execute validation activities in order to provide an effective validation service
  • Provide validation expertise to ensure that all operations are carried out in compliance with regulatory and company requirements
  • Provide validation support and advice to other areas of the business as required
  • Ensure projects relating to processes, facilities and equipment, are validated in line with regulatory and company requirements
  • Provide specialist knowledge on process, facility, equipment issues within the site
  • Promote effective working relationships and ensure they are maintained through the validation working party
  • Support a continuous improvement culture within the business
  • Provide guidance, and direction to staff consistent with appropriate standards
  • Develop work plans, assign tasks, and supervise teams as appropriate
  • Ensure staff have appropriate knowledge and training on department and site, processes and procedures
  • Address site validation gaps via generation and completion of Validation Master Plans and schedules
  • Maintain site validation status according to regulatory requirements

The successful candidate will possess;

  • Degree qualified with validation experience from within a scientific regulated environment
  • A good working knowledge of appropriate Standards and Regulations
  • Experience in direct investigation/troubleshooting of validation problems
  • Experience in Analytical Test Method Validation
  • Experience in Equipment Qualification Good statistical knowledge (DOE, capability studies, Gauge R&R, sample size definition, etc)
  • Experience in the areas of qualification, analytical methods, lab equipment qualification, computer system validation, and requalification