This position will be part of BTx Pharmaceutical Research & Development located at Andover, MA. The incumbent will lead design control projects and create documents for Design History Files and Risk Management Files supporting development and manufacturing of prefilled syringe (PFS), co-packaged and cross labeled combination products to comply with FDA Final Rules on Combination Products. They will interact with cross functional development teams working with all levels of employees
Support the formulation and process development at Andover and St Louis sites to comply with FDA's regulations and guidance documents on Combination Products
Lead design control activities, author and review design controls (e.g. requirement specifications) and risk management documents (e.g. FMEA) to support the clinical trials and commercial licensures; Author sections of regulatory filings.
Review and /or approve engineering and development documentation such as component drawings and specification, assembly drawings, tolerance stack analyses, change control documents, risk analyses, etc.
Review and /or approve verification/validation test protocols and reports to ensure that the testing is sufficient to meet regulatory requirements and quality objectives.
Facilitate, support and /or execute verification of device components, and delivery systems
Conduct and /or assist investigations of delivery system failures to determine root causes and work with teams to implement appropriate corrective and preventative actions
Frequent contact with all levels and functions of personnel
MS degreein appropriate Science & Engineering discipline, with a minimum of 2-4years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical Combination Product and/or Device industries or BS degree in appropriate Science & Engineering discipline, with a minimum of 3-6years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical Combination Product and/or Device industries.
Examples of appropriate Science & Engineering include Chemistry, Biochemistry; Biomedical, Mechanical, Materials, Chemical Engineering; or other related discipline
Understand Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Knowledge of medical device regulations QSR (21CFR Part 820.30 for design controls), ISO 14971 for risk management
Understand ISO 11040-4 standard for syringe subassemblies including requirements and testing for Luer lock adaptor and needle shield
Capable of working independently with minimal supervision
High level of attention to technical details and accuracy
Being able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in cross functional teams
Excellent communication (e.g. oral, written, presentation) and interpersonal relationship skills
Proficiency in general computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations
Knowledge of current US and global Regulations, FDA and ICH guidance, ISO standards for syringes/injectors, luer connectors, and quality system regulations (Part 4) for combination products
Experience in Design Controls for Combinations Products
Device Risk Management expertise, such as design, process and use FMEAs
Understand device design activities, such as thorough understanding of ISO 11040, vendor specifications, user and product requirements, feasibility, characterization and design verification testing, tolerance stack analysis, drawings (components, sub-assembly, final assembly), design validation, design change, design transfer
Understand statistical sampling plan, statistical analysis of test results using tools (e.g. Minitab), engineering simulations
Familiar with Human Factors Engineering - Usability Engineering
Understand project management methodologies and capable to provide technical leadership for projects
Familiar with device assembling manufacturing process
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Last Date to Apply for Job: June 2, 2019
Additional Location Information: Andover, MA
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes
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