Quality Assurance Specialist II

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
September 13 2021
Ref
R0021904
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Other


Quality Assurance Specialist II
United States - California - La Verne

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Quality Assurance Specialist II

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Key Contributions
  • This is a more experienced position requiring sound knowledge of quality assurance systems and procedures.
  • Works on more complex, non-routine projects/assignments where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within well-defined and established procedures and practices to determine appropriate action - identifies problems and generates alternatives and recommendations within defined processes.
  • Coordinates planning, organization, and implementation of projects within specified objectives.


Document/Project Support:

Must be a self-starter, well organized, and very detail oriented with experience in the Pharmaceutical and/or Medical Device industries. Will be performing the following tasks:
  • Manages document revisions to support Projects and CAPA closure
  • Creates/revising training related documents
  • Creates training programs
  • Performs routine tasks in accordance with SOPs
  • May perform trending
  • Be proficient in word and excel
  • May provide on the job training to others
  • Must be able to gown in a controlled environment and be in a manufacturing setting
  • Communicate well inter and intra-departmentally


Job Responsibilities
  • Performs a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure quality objectives are met.
  • Maintains routine programs and processes to ensure high quality products and compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices GLPs).
  • May participate in the writing of training programs regarding all aspects of producing quality products.
  • Works with Engineering and Product Lifecycle Management during new product start-ups, and identifies checkpoints for new products and processes.


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • 6+ years of relevant experience, HS diploma, and a Certificate to FETAC level 6 (GSL)
  • Prior experience in a cGMP related industry is desirable, within Biopharmaceutical or Pharmaceutical industry preferred.


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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