Validation Engineer

  • Location: Montgomery County, MD
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #38238


  • Performs installation and operational and performance qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) of critical manufacturing equipment, facilities, and utility systems.
  • Responsibilities include newly installed equipment and systems as well as previously qualified equipment and systems, which are modified through Change Control and periodic assessments of equipment, facilities, and utility systems.
  • Develops and reviews qualification protocols and reports, coordinates system and equipment documentation collection, and executes protocols.
  • Works with Operating Technicians and Maintenance during fieldwork and execution of protocols.
  • Performs fieldwork such as checking systems and equipment that are located in manufacturing areas.
  • Maintains and enhances reliable and responsive working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Participates in the validation activities associated with all Quality Investigations.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • 1-3 years of relevant validation experience in the pharmaceutical industry. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of validation and qualification principles, project management, and change control principles.
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