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Quality Engineer-Chemistry


Last Updated: 10/19/21

Job Description

Position Summary:

Assists and supports the organization with initial compliance and ongoing preparation, testing and monitoring of conformance to established quality assurance processes and standards for manufacturing and production. Performs trending of internal controls and risk assessments. Responsible for the maintenance of documentation as related to compliance with internal and external safety, quality, and regulatory standards. Identifies risk and evaluates deficiencies while working with internal departments/business units to appropriately remedy them.

Serve as a team member technical resource for problem investigations to guide root cause analysis and corrective action development. Investigate assigned CAPAs, Complaints, and NCMRs to root cause, ensuring that appropriate corrective and preventive action is taken for effective closure to issue. Participate in product improvements/manufacturing investigations


Develop test methodologies and document validation/verification for equipment, methods and/or instrumentation associated with parts and materials QC. Help determine the appropriate sampling plans and measurements for reagent formulation production and help monitor performance and identify potential emerging issues.

Completes monitoring and trending to proactively identify emerging issues and contribute to continuous improvements within Quality and Manufacturing. Notification to manager and Quality management of emerging issues

Demonstrate appropriate professional communication when interfacing with production personnel to help determine root cause and work towards process improvements.

Process ERP transactions to segregate and disposition non-conforming product.

Assist with developing, reviewing and improving procedures and processes related to product quality.

Assist with internal and external audits.

Other duties and responsibilities in the Quality Department as assigned

Support and participate in MRB for product review, control and disposition

Monitor NCMRs for developing trends and reports, and address quality issues proactively and escalate issues to CAPA as appropriate.

Develop/improve Incoming QC specifications (inspection criteria and sampling plans); work with QC Technicians in maintaining flow to incoming materials to meet production demand

Actively participate in the Validation Program

Review and approve validation protocols and reports.

Ensure robust equipment qualifications, and product and process validations.

Support to validation teams to achieve project milestones.

Support to validation teams for documenting process risk analyses.

Serve as in-house expert for Process Validation, equipment qualification, and process risk analysis (pFMEA).

Support with the development of Validation protocols and reports for automation equipment software, test systems, spreadsheets, etc.

As QA representative, participate effectively in product development activities, including Design Reviews and Risk Management. Review and approve Design History File (DHF) documents and ensure compliance to Design Control requirements.

Education and Experience:

BS in Chemistry with relevant experience. Three years of experience in an FDA regulated environment in the medical device industry and/or in-vitro diagnostics preferred.

Knowledge and experience with GMP and Good Documentation Practices required

Knowledge or experience in ISO 14971: 2019 Risk Management Principles required

ASQE certification Preferred

Technical Skills

Strong attention to details and ability to understand and follow complex procedures.

Strong technical skills including statistical techniquest

Sound working knowledge of regulations pertaining to QA and related compliance requirements.

Working knowledge and experience in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience in Visio is a plus

Effective and clear written and verbal communication skills.

Strong decision making skills and ability to meet project timelines

Lyophilization experience preferred


Change and Learning Agility : Able to quickly analyze and solves problems by applying an analytical, data drive and experimental mindset and seeks to understand both successes and failures to improve and develop.

Collaborates with others : Exhibits strong self-awareness and is open to feedback

Acts decisively with good judgment : Makes sound and timely decisions on an informed basis, in good faith in the best interest of the company.

Full time



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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.