Senior Specialist, Quality Control Compliance, Cell Therapy
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Purpose and Scope of Position:
The Quality Control Compliance and System Support team is responsible for laboratory and related investigations, CAPA, change controls and supporting cGMP record management of through the electronic quality management system at the Jump location in Bothell, WA. The Sr. Specialist on the QC Compliance team is responsible for operating within Quality Control and cross-functionally, driving improvements, collecting data and information, and working collaboratively with stakeholders in Quality, Manufacturing, or other functional areas, and project teams while ensuring compliance to company quality requirements.
- Responsible for Quality Control change control and change records at Jump.
- Oversee or perform impact assessments and change actions to ensure completion in a timely and efficient manner.
- Provide consistent support to QC to ensure records are managed through document and/or quality management systems.
- Complete assigned change controls, deviations, CAPAs, change controls and laboratory investigations in a timely and efficient manner.
- Responsible to support laboratory investigations for non-conforming (OOS) results and deviation investigations and CAPA at Jump.
- Own and lead Change Controls, CAPA and Deviation, or Laboratory Investigations.
- Collaborate cross-functionally and within QC to support implementation of new processes, equipment, or continuous improvement projects that promote effective and efficient operations and comply with cGMP requirements.
- Develop a solid understanding of the Quality Control release testing processes, environmental monitoring process and the associated risk management controls.
- Collaborate with other stakeholders across the organization and assist in the continuous improvement of Change Control, Investigations, CAPA and management within QC.
- Champion and foster a positive and successful collaborative quality culture, aligned with existing culture.
- Act as subject matter expert for QC GMP change controls, or associated activities during regulatory inspections.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree and 8+ of relevant cGMP experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in Quality Control function in a cGMP manufacturing operation.
- Experience in FDA/EMA or similar regulation in biotechnology or cellular therapy field is preferred.
- Demonstrated proficiency and excellence in written and verbal communication.
Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and to develop and maintain strong business partner relationships.
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