Quality Specialist I

  • Location: Elkton, VA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #38650

Seeking a Quality Specialist for our client – a leading global pharmaceutical company specializing in the development and manufacturing of a variety of well-known pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines and animal-health products.

*Position may require shift work 2-3 times per year, for a period of 5 days. Must be flexible to accommodate this need.*


  • Carries out a variety of activities to support manufacturing operations becoming familiar with site processes, procedures, and policies as individual develops knowledge aligned with cGMPs and Health Authority regulations.
  • Supports the review and approval of qualification activities, change controls, batch records, auxiliary forms, investigations, procedures and other quality related documentation.
  • Support aseptic operations on shift, including auditing of classified (Grades A/B/C) areas which also includes getting certified for Grade A/B gowning.
  • May perform quarantine functions and accountability reviews.
  • Follows cGMP and routinely makes decisions using cGMP/process knowledge.
  • Authors, reviews, and approves data/ documents such as methods, procedures, and/ or protocols.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Health Science, Engineering, or related discipline with 1-3yrs industry experience.
  • Previous Experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Previous experience supporting aseptic operations or sterile product, experience in Quality Assurance/Engineering role or Technical role
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