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Engineer-Computer Validation

Engineer-Computer Validation
Branchburg Park
New Jersey
United States
North America
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As a validation engineer you will be responsible for the development and execution of computer system qualification protocols, ensuring qualification and validation activities meet internal and external compliance requirements, effectively manage projects to deliver on time and consistent results, and coordinating validation activities with the appropriate functional groups.

Key Deliverables:
  • Develop and execute technical documents (e.g. Validation plan, URS, FRS, Traceability Matrix, IQ/OQ protocol and report) using a risk based approach for biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment specifically related to computerized support systems (PLC, HMI, etc).
  • Prioritize validation activities. Communicate and document status to management and appropriate departments.
  • Use effective project management skills to manage multiple activities and ensure on-time project delivery.
  • Provide technical evaluations of complex validation issues supporting discrepancy investigations and develop corrective action plans, as required.
  • Evaluate changes to the validated state of systems through change control procedures and participate in the planning and implementation of changes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Science, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years with validation of typical GMP manufacturing computer systems in a pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical facility.
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
  • Have understanding of:
    • Chromatography and TFF Skids in a multiproduct manufacturing environment.
    • ASTM E2500.
  • Experience with the following applications/systems: Wonderware/OSI-PI (or other similar systems), WinCC, Allen Bradley PLCs/equipment (RSView, PanelView, RSLogix), ladder logic.
  • Knowledge of validation lifecycle approach and FDA/international regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, etc.).
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written to effectively communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner within a GMP environment.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.