QA Specialist III

Foster City
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September 12 2021
R0022070
Other, Other
Full Time
Pharma
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QA Specialist III
United States - California - San Dimas

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


Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs a wide variety of activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in developing Standard Operating Procedures to ensure quality objectives are met.
  • Maintains programs and processes to ensure high quality products and compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
  • Reviews routine manufacturing, environmental monitoring and quality control data for in-process and finished products.
  • Develops solutions to more complex problems and identifies deviations from accepted practice and evaluates impact assessment as required.
  • Works directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, statistical process control analyses and audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications.
  • May facilitate external audits/inspection processes, supporting implementation of corrective actions as agreed.
  • Participates in the writing of annual product reviews.
  • May conduct or serve as a lead/coordinator of investigations and corrective and preventive action (CAPA) recommendations related to manufactured products.
  • Works with Research and Development during new product start-ups, and identifies routine checkpoints for new products and processes.
  • May assist with compliance audits as required.
  • Interfaces with contract manufacturers to address documentation and compliance issues.
  • Writes and/or implements changes to controlled documents (e.g., SOPs, specifications, methods, etc.) as needed.
  • Normally receives no instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.


Knowledge:
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and/or Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
  • Demonstrates proficiency in application of QA principles, concepts, industry practices, and standards.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of FDA / EMEA standards and quality systems, and the interface with other functions like manufacturing, distribution and maintenance.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of six sigma, LEAN and root cause analysis tools used for identifying and correcting deviations
  • Demonstrates audit and investigation skills, and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal, technical writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.


Basic Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in a GMP environment related field and a BS OR 4+ years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry is beneficial.

For jobs in the United States:

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 opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2478565&targetURL=mailto:careers@gilead.com">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.

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