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Validation Field Specialist I-II

Horsham, PA 19044

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 605231 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Company seeks a committed, responsible Validation Technician to supervise and conduct professional, thorough equipment installations and validations within cGMP and non-cGMP facilities.? In this role the validation technician travels (at least 80% of the time) to various life science (pharmaceutical manufacturers, research labs, etc.) and healthcare (hospitals, clinics, etc.) facilities, provides equipment installation and testing services, develops site specific decontamination cycles, conducts equipment integration testing, performs operator training, and authors site-specific SOPs.?The validation technician will be expected to assist in the development of site specific protocols, execute protocols, provide a high level of professional consultation to clients, provide follow-up support to facilities and prepare reports.? The commissioned equipment includes hydrogen peroxide vapor (HPV) gas generators, HPV accessories, aeration units and sensory equipment utilized for the biological decontamination of target areas. Full training for all aspects of the job will be given. 

What’s in it for You: 

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments 

  • Paid training program that includes job shadowing and structured field activities allowing you to learn from subject matter experts with proven success 

  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth 

  • Company vehicle provided during working hours 

  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day one of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, company paid pension, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and more! 

What You Will Do: 

  • Assisting in providing information to sales staff regarding site specific equipment and documentation requirements for effective decontamination of target areas and their validation. 

  • Working with client representatives to ensure they obtain the correct documentation to achieve goals and certifications required by site. 

  • Leading or assisting in the development of job-specific, on-site protocols for the validation work to be carried out on client locations. 

  • Collecting site specific information in preparation of equipment installation and commissioning. 

  • Maintaining a strong working knowledge of cGMP practices and provide consultation to staff on the subject 

  • Traveling extensively (at least 80% of the time) to domestic and international client sites to execute developed protocols including but not limited to: 

  • New equipment installation, setup, commissioning 

  • Equipment integration testing 

  • Operator training 

  • Calibration on new equipment 

  • Troubleshooting new installations on site 

  • Cycle development services on clients sites for cGMP and non-cGMP facilities 

  • Equipment performance qualifications 

  • Reacting to and remedying emergency client requests for information and services in a professional and flexible manner. 

  • Providing upkeep to validation equipment to ensure it is in safe working condition. 

  • Participating in departmental cross-training with service and RBDS responsibilities to assist in these roles when necessary. 

  • Writing and executing material testing protocols as needed for clients requesting this service. 

  • Handling micro-organisms as an integral part of verification/validation of the decontamination cycle development process. 

  • Collecting and recording site specific data. 

  • Generating, reviewing and distributing required site specific reports. 

  • Following company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.? 

Position Details: 

  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week, including occasional weekend work 

  • Weekend working may be required 

  • Security clearance may be required for certain clients 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Strong background in science, engineering, math or other technical discipline 

  • Full understanding of scientific process with strong analytical abilities 

  • Outstanding technical aptitude for mechanical and electrical assemblies 

  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities 

  • Working knowledge of cGMP practices 

  • Professional, respectful supervisory behaviors and approach 

  • Willingness to travel (minimum of 80% of time, with possibility of travel abroad) 

  • Responsible, reliable, quality conscious attitude and commitment to job requirements and performance 

Physical Demands:  

  • Ability to complete pre-employment assessments including a physical, lift and/or carry 50 pounds and drug screen 

  • Personal protection: Personal protection equipment (PPE) may be worn on customer sites 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science discipline or equivalent experience 
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