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QA Analyst I

Hillsboro, OR 97124

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Quality and Regulatory Affairs Job Number: 11399 Pay Rate: $25.00 - $30.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Main Purpose of the Position:
  • Provide direct manufacturing Quality Assurance support for all GMP activities at HTO/HDC.
  • Act as a key Quality contact to manufacturing for discrepancy management, batch review, and line support.
  • Assure compliance with cGMP regulations, Roche/ Genentech standards, and applicable Regulatory and Genentech standards.
  • Resolve routine Quality Assurance issues limited in scope and complexity following cGMP regulations.
  • Perform assigned tasks and work to achieve company goals and department objectives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a state of inspection readiness.
  • Provide input to the development of personal performance goals and departmental objectives.
  • Meet assigned targets and timelines with minimal supervision.
  • Prioritize assigned tasks within a fast paced environment.
  • Participate in process improvement and system design teams.
  • Provide assistance to customers in support of departmental functions.
  • Work with colleagues to maintain cross-functional and cross-site process and procedural consistency.
  • Receive specific instruction and work independently to complete tasks.
  • Apply basic theory and technical principles to address routine problems.
  • Troubleshoot and assist in the resolution of Quality issues by fostering effective interdepartmental and cross-functional partnerships.
  • Sign documents for activities as MQA as described by Genentech policies, procedures and job descriptions.
  • Be accountable for behaviors as described in Genentechs Core, Common, and Critical Competencies.
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by Management to support Quality oversight activities.

Job Requirements

Technical Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Perform Inspection and Packaging AQLs. Perform Line Clearance activities in conjunction with Manufacturing.
  • Initiate and close Unplanned Event (UPE) records and action/assessment records as required.
  • Review batch records in the Aseptic Operations, Inspection, and Packaging areas.
  • Complete Additional Actions in the Discrepancy Management System as assigned.
  • Interact with interdepartmental contacts on discrepancy assessment and resolution.
  • Provide Quality oversight to internal and external customers.
  • Review and approve controlled documents relating to processes, equipment, facilities and utilities in the manufacture of product.
  • Collaborate with departments to ensure that all review activities are executed efficiently and effectively.
  • Support Quality process improvement initiatives.
  • Support the execution of departmental deliverables assigned by project teams or governance teams as required.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
  • B.A. or B.S. degree (preferably in Life Science) or equivalent in a related industry.
  • Ability to perform physical activity including, but not limited to lifting, standing for periods of time, and gowning.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs or equivalent regulations strongly preferred.
  • Experience reviewing manufacturing documentation.
  • Ability to interpret and relate Quality standards for implementation and review.
  • Ability to independently evaluate situations and propose potential solutions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally both in writing and verbally.
  • Flexibility in problem solving, providing direction and work hours to meet business objectives.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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