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Sr. Quality Assurance Specialist II



Quality Assurance
East Norriton, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

A career at Resilience is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to change the future.

Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company that’s changing the way medicine is made. We’re building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to better withstand disruptive events, serve scientific discovery, and reach those in need.

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General Company Description

Resilience (Resilience US, Inc.) is a first-of-its-kind manufacturing and technology company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines and protecting biopharmaceutical supply chains against disruption. Founded in 2020, the company is building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to ensure the medicines of today and tomorrow can be made quickly, safely, and at scale. Resilience will offer the highest quality and regulatory capabilities, and flexible and adaptive facilities to serve partners of all sizes. By continuously advancing the science of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development, Resilience frees partners to focus on the discoveries that improve patients’ lives.

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Position Summary & Role

The Lead Quality Specialist will organize and execute aspects of GMP implementation at the East Norriton manufacturing facility. The successful candidate will possess an understanding of cGMP, specifically building and maintaining quality systems in support of sterile/gene therapy/cell therapy manufacturing. In addition, the ideal candidate must have a proven track record self-situational leadership by way of project leadership or direct supervision of staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and as necessary external partners/vendors to execute within a world-class GMP Quality Program.
  • Build strong relationships and collaborate closely with CMC/Operations/Development teams and other relevant groups to ensure the manufacturing and testing operations will comply with all US and International regulatory expectations.
  • Review documentation for manufacturing activities including but not limited to executed batch records and master batch records.
  • Independently performs batch record review.
  • Releases batches manufactured at East Norriton.
  • Reviews and approves the certificate of analysis.
  • Review deviations, OOSs, change controls and/or CAPAs, as needed.
  • Author and review technical documents including but not limited to SOPs, risk assessments, various quality reports.
  • Compile and report performance metrics for batch review and release.
  • Understand risks and delays to batch release and communicate appropriately.
  • Mentor, coach, and train Quality Associates in the QA Operations Team.

Preferred Experience, Education & Qualifications

  • B.S. in a relevant discipline (medical, biochemistry, biology, biochemical engineering, or related field).
  • Demonstrated quality experience and the ability to collaborate with and effectively influence others.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, working with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
  • Familiarity with electronic quality systems/software applications.
  • Familiarity with electronic laboratory and manufacturing execution systems.
  • Working knowledge of GLP/GCP and GxP Regulatory requirements.
  • Experience in preparation and participation in regulatory authority plant/site inspections.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of relevant life sciences quality experience within quality and/or quality-related functions.
  • Demonstrated track record with the successful support of GMP manufacturing and testing environments.
  • Experience with a quality batch review and batch release.
  • Experience with aseptic, cell therapy and/or viral vector manufacturing is strongly preferred.
  • Experience supporting biologics manufacturing.

Other Ideal Personal Characteristics:

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative company environment, working with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Performs with Integrity.
  • Ability to collaborate and manage conflict in a fast-paced environment, working across functions.
  • Experience in the application of lean methodologies and operational excellence to continuously improve.

Resilience is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or characteristic, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and our benefits package which is thoughtfully designed to support our employees with great healthcare (including medical, dental and vision), family building benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible time off, paid holidays, other paid leaves of absence, tuition reimbursement and support for caregiving needs. Our target annualized base pay hiring range for this position is $95,000.00 - $132,500.00. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.