Validation Specialist/ Manager

40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
17 Mar 2017
01 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy: Validation Specialist/ Manager

Salary: GBP40,000- GBP50,000 (Depending on Experience)

Location: Wiltshire

A Pharmaceutical Company in Wiltshire are currently on the lookout for a Validation Engineer/ Senior Validation Specialist to join their team on a permanent basis.

Validation Specialist: Key Responsibilities:

* To ensure the Validation Master Plan is maintained up-to-date
* To effectively manage / execute validation projects and provide commissioning, qualification and validation (CQV) support to new and ongoing projects across site.
* To ensure validation and revalidation requirements are identified and implemented and processes and/ or equipment remain in a validated state in accordance with company policy and legislative requirements.
* Compose, review and approve all validation documentation associated with processes, equipment, methods, utilities/ facilities and computer systems.
* Provide QA input to various other projects on site as required in the maintenance of company Quality Systems with respect to validation, and compliance or as deemed necessary by Quality Assurance Management.
* To participate in the developments and technical transfer of new products as required. Support other site QA compliance activities such as self-inspection compliance, Product Quality Reviews, Technical Agreement compliance, Pharmacopeia compliance, File compliance
* Participation in achievement of site KPI's by completion of QA and customer objectives, and focus on tasks linked to overall site performance.
* Degree level qualifications in an Engineering/Science discipline, or equivalent or
* Lower level qualification in addition to validation experience

Validation Specialist: Key Skills and Experience

* Previous experience within a quality (validation) environment in the pharmaceutical industry
* Extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry
* A thorough understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice gained through experience
* Familiarity with the application of Risk Management
* Ability to manage staff: well developed interpersonal and teamwork skills
* Good computer skills (Competent in Microsoft Word and Excel)
* Ability to prioritise work load
* A working knowledge of cGMP
* Literate and numerate
* Good problem solving skills
* Good planning and organisational skills
* Strong abilities and interest in staff training
* Strong documentation skills and systems compliance experience is necessary (follow written procedures with accuracy and efficiency)
* You must be a self-starter and highly motivated
* Attention to detail
* Work under minimum supervision

Interviews are being conducted as soon as Monday 24th March. If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience for the role, please send me an updated version of your CV to or contact Matthew on (Apply online only).

Key Words: Validation/ Validation Master Plan/ VMP/ Pharmaceuticals/ Pharma/ QA/ Quality Assurance/ Equipment Validation/ Process Validation/ Cleaning Validation