Quality Assurance Associate
Altasciences is a forward-thinking, mid-size contract research organization offering pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies a proven, flexible approach to preclinical and clinical pharmacology studies, including formulation, manufacturing and analytical services. For over 25 years, Altasciences has been partnering with sponsors to help support educated, faster, and more complete early drug development decisions. Altasciences’ integrated, full-service solutions include preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology and proof of concept, bioanalysis, program management, medical writing, biostatistics, and data management, all customizable to specific sponsor requirements. Altasciences helps sponsors get better drugs to the people who need them, faster.
The QA Associate will support the continued development and implementation of a practical quality management system. Must possess a quality-oriented mind and technical knowledge to complement interpersonal skills of flexibility and collaboration. Effectively communicate and maintain open and timely execution of QA tasks across multi-disciplinary teams.
·Review and providing feedback on GMP documentation including equipment qualifications, analytical method qualifications, stability protocols, product monographs, and SOPs.
·Review and release raw materials and components to be used in the manufacture of clinical and/or commercial products.
·Provide QA support and oversight during the production and testing of drug product.
·Review executed batch records, analytical test results and raw data as part of product release. As required, work to resolve identified issues to support timely release of product that conforms to specifications.
·Support and review investigations related to deviations or out-of-specifications and the implementation of corrective and preventive actions that mitigate potential for reoccurrence.
·Communicate quality-related input to project teams while participating in project or client meetings.
·Provide new employee orientation and curricula issuance in coordination with department heads. Ensure ongoing employee compliance with training procedures.
·Participate in the planning and execution of customer audits. As required, support the drafting of responses to client audit findings to assure they meet the client’s expectations.
·Participate in regulatory inspections to ensure successful results.
·Participate in supplier quality assessments to ensure suppliers and subcontractors to be used are properly qualified in accordance with the supplier management program.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field, or equivalent experience
- Minimum three (3) years related experience in QA or five (5) years in QC
- Strong analytical skills and attention to details required
- Pay Type Salary
- Harleysville, PA 19438, USA