Sr. QA Technical Specialist
Catalent Pharma Solutions - Saint Petersburg, FL

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Job Description:
The Quality Assurance Department is responsible for
providing Leadership and Quality Assurance Management
support within each of the Business Units at Catalent’s
St. Petersburg site. The Department has the
responsibility for Quality aspects related to Quality
Systems, Finished Product Batch Release, and Change
Control. Each Business Unit is comprised of a Quality
Assurance Manager and a Business Unit Manager who
liaison in support of designated customers and products.

II. Basic Function:
(A brief statement describing the basic purpose of the
This position is responsible for the overall Quality
Assurance review of all technical documents including
but not limited to: a) process improvement projects and
Research & Development Projects; b) all equipment
IQ/OQ/PQ documents regarding equipment, utilities, and
computer systems; c) all product process validation and
cleaning validation documents; and d) all Preventive
Maintenance and Calibration work order requirements for
critical systems.

III. Specific Activities, and Responsibilities:
(A concise list of the key responsibilities of the job.)
  • Provide QA Technical support during the development
and manufacturing improvements throughout the design
phase, technical transfers and routine production.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze technical reports
and technical concerns to determine trends affecting
future designs, production activities.
  • Provide QA Technical recommendations based on trend
analysis to eliminate future problems.
  • Participates in R&D/Technical
Services/Validation/Engineering project meetings to
provide Quality Assurance input with respect to
compliance to cGMP requirements.
  • Reviews and approves technical documents, such as:
  • Technical Services Protocols and Reports.
  • Process Validation Protocols and Reports.
  • Cleaning Validation Protocols and Reports.
  • IQ/OQ/PQ Protocols and Reports.
  • Change Control, as it pertains to the above
validated/qualified systems.
  • Provides feedback to the appropriate department (i.e.
regarding the compliance and adequacy of the documents
reviewed as it pertains to cGMPs, site SOPs, and FDA/MCA
regulatory guidelines).
  • Approve documents as designated by Supervisor/Manager
Education or Equivalent: (Minimum required to perform
  • Bachelors Degree in Science (Chemistry, Microbiology
or Biology preferred) required or equivalent;
  • A minimum of five to ten years related experience
and/or training and/or equivalent combination of
education and experience in the QA pharmaceutical
  • Prior experience working with validation or technical
services preferred.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and demonstrate
diplomatic skills.
  • Must possess excellent English verbal and written
communication skills.
  • Intermediate to proficient skills in Microsoft Office
Knowledge/Skills Requirements: (Unique knowledge skills
or problem-solving requirements.)
  • Prior quality assurance experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of cGMPs and/or OSHA regulations
  • Certified Quality Engineer is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power
  • Ability to speak effectively and present before groups
within the organization.
  • Ability to review and evaluate technical documents and
determine impact to processes and systems in place.
  • Ability to solve problems with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to review and write protocols, reports, and
procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond
to questions from peers, management, suppliers and
  • Motivated, self-started, team player.
Physical/Mental Requirements:
Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet
deadlines. Individual may be required to sit, stand,
walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-15 pounds. Be
accessible to manufacturing floor and office staff and
to use required office equipment. Specific vision
requirements include reading of written documents and
use of computer monitor screen frequently.

Work Environment:
Individual’s primary workstation is located in the
office area, where the noise level is low.
Req. Code : 2881
Division/Department : Catalent Pharma Solutions -
Softgel Technologies
Exemption : Exempt
Shift/Hours : First Shift (Day)
% of Travel Required : None
Offer Relocation : No

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