Senior Validation Engineer

Job ID: | Position Type: Exempt, Regular, Full Time


Greater Bay Area, Northern California


Job ID: | Position Type: Full Time


Greater Bay Area, Northern California


  • As part of Pharmatech’s consulting teams, provide validation services to clients in the regulated life sciences industry: pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies
  • Prepare and execute protocols for equipment, facility, utility, and cleaning validation work (IQ, OQ, PQ, & DQ)
  • Supervise and train junior validation engineers
  • Oversee multiple validation projects and budgets at a given client site
  • Perform validation master planning and lead validation strategic planning efforts
  • Oversees and reviews validation area processes and procedures
  • Coordinate all validation activities by constant communication with affected departments and personnel
  • Manage client relations


  • B.S. with a scientific or engineering related major is required.
  • 5+ years of validation work experience with demonstrated know-how of solid dosage process equipment, automation system, facility and utility qualifications and project management
  • Thorough understanding of the validation life cycle with solid experience with IQ, OQ, PQ, DQ protocol generation and execution
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment
  • Experienced proficiency with GDP, GEP, and cGMPS
  • Proven ability to mentor and oversee junior validation engineers
  • Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment is a must
  • Excellent technical writing skill is critical
  • Must be motivated, able to work independently, and function in a team environment
  • Exceptionally motivated and well organized with attention to detail and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products required
  • Willingness to work at various client sites both in and out of California with possible travel up to 100%

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