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QA Associate, QSAT Deviation Facilitator

Company: Yoh
Location: Bothell
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

QA Associate needed for a contract opportunity for Yoh Scientific’s client located in the Bothell, WA area. This position is with a major pharmaceutical company that makes cancer and immunology drugs. If you meet the requirements, please apply to this job and also feel free to follow up via email to (Job#315800)

12 month W2 contract Pay rate: $34.50/hour

Job Title: QA Associate, QSAT Deviation Facilitator Combination of Onsite and Remote 2 roles available

Shifts for Each Opening • Shift: Sunday – Wednesday, 10 am - 8:30 pm, reports into the QSAT Deviation Facilitator Lead • Shift: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 am - 8:30 pm, reports into the QSAT Deviation Facilitator Lead

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION: The QSAT (Quality Science and Technology) team is responsible for overseeing and supporting the management of deviation records through the electronic quality record management system at the Juno Manufacturing Plant (JuMP) located in Bothell, WA. This position will be responsible for operating cross-functionally and facilitating the timely approval and closure of deviation records (excluding Major and Critical deviations). This person will be a key player in the JuMP Quality Assurance team and a champion for quality priority principles and compliance within the JuMP organization.

Education: • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in relevant Science or Engineering discipline and/or equivalent combination of work experience is required.

Experience • 2+ years of relevant cGMP experience. Experience in FDA/EMA regulation in the biotechnology and/or cellular therapy field is preferred. • Minimum of 1 years working within quality systems managing deviation and CAPA records. • Proven ability to demonstrate attention to detail, personal and team accountability where it is critical to success.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • Experience in GMP compliance and FDA/EMA regulations. • Demonstrate excellence in written and verbal communication. • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and to develop and maintain strong business partner relationships. • Innovative, proactive, and resourceful; committed to quality and continuous improvement. • Ability to anticipate and mitigate challenges.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Key Responsibilities • Builds processes to approve and close NOEs by the end of the shift (95% within 24 hours) • Builds and manages a ‘real-time’ process to establish feedback to departments on preventable deviations for awareness and documentation. • Collaborates with stakeholders to develop mitigation plan to prevent reoccurrence. • Establishes system for providing feedback to initiators to continue to drive RFT • Establishes targets for turnaround times for requests from Investigators and QA Reviewers / Approvers to Operations • Point of contact for all deviations in all departments at the point of observation and/or discovery • Follows the classification decision tree and procedures to determine initial assessment for classification (batch comment, NOE, minor / major, critical), escalates real-time when needed to ensure real-time classifications are made • Completes the QA Assessment by the end of the shift (no later than 24 hours from the original observation of the event) for all NOEs, acts as deviation facilitator for all functional areas as needed. • Ensures IDAs and QA Assessments are completed in a timely manner, acts as deviation facilitator for all functional areas as needed • Identifies owners for IDAs, QA Assessments, and Investigations • Assesses impacted lots and materials accurately, references CAPA as needed • Point of contact for the Investigators and QA Reviewers / Approvers when further information or clarification is needed • Coaches the area owner on initiation of the deviation in the deviation system • Coaches the area owner on completion of the IDA for NOEs • Provides timely, complete and accurate information • Helps bridge communication and relationships between QA Ops OTF and QSAT • Ensures timely delivery and documentation of deviation feedback to operations (RFT, preventable deviations, trends, etc) • Uses both soft-skills and technical skills to drive the deviation and CAPA processes: • demonstrates good teamwork, collaboration, and communication skills with all internal and external customers • Seeks to understand, demonstrates humility, and shows curiosity for learning • Understands the overall deviation and CAPA processes including all phases of the records and proper content for each phase • Understands appropriate assignment of classifications and requirements for each

Opportunity is Calling, Apply Now!What’s In It For You?

We welcome you to be a part of one of the largest global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh’s network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the U.S., UK and Canada. Join Yoh’s extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh’s vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.

• Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits

• 401K Retirement Saving Plan

• Life & Disability Insurance

• Direct Deposit & weekly ePayroll

• Employee Discount Programs

• Referral Bonus Programs

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Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.

Keywords: Yoh, Seattle , QA Associate, QSAT Deviation Facilitator, Other , Bothell, Washington

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