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Principal Engineer

Hainesville, IL 60073

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 608911 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 45-57.33/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 


Schedules, plans, and coordinates compliance audits and quality systems assessments ensuring compliance with corporate and regulatory provisions of the Quality System. Conducts internal audits and compliance gap analysis using the applicable quality manuals, global and/or local procedures, applicable country regulations, directives, standards, inspection guidelines and compendia as requirements. Supports management during external inspections and participates in the preparation, coordination, and management of external inspections as required.

  • Work with internal auditors to develop programs to ensure continued compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Support internal audit process ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and standards.
  • Evaluate quality data and determine strategies, actions, and initiatives to drive improvements in the facility. Work with cross functional teams on implementation.
  • Apply continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness.
  • Evaluates corrective and preventive action responses to the audit findings for adequacy, including root cause determination and timeliness. Escalates issues to management as appropriate. Tracks and reports on commitment status through closure.
  • Manages the audit file through the entire process to closure. Prepares summary reports depicting results and trends for management review purposes.
  • Performs follow-up audits, when applicable, to confirm corrective and preventive action is effective.

  • Knowledge of cGMP and global regulatory guidelines such as EMA, FDA, and other health agencies.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma methodology and LEAN principles.
  • Effective communicator at all levels; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with pharmaceutical and/or device quality and compliance management systems, desired.
  • Hands-on experience in drug product aseptic manufacturing operations is desired, but not required.

Education and Experience:
  • At least 5 years of directly related experience within the pharmaceutical industry or medical device experience
  • BS in Science or Engineering. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Project management experience, preferred.
  • Previous experience with due diligence, auditing, compliance management or regulatory experience is a plus.
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