Endo International Sr. Quality Specialist, Product Release (Day Shift) in Rochester, Michigan
Sr. Quality Specialist, Product Release, Quality Assurance / Operations, Michigan-Rochester
About Endo International plc
Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) is a highly focused generics and specialty branded pharmaceutical company delivering quality medicines to patients in need through excellence in development, manufacturing and commercialization. Endo has global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and U.S. headquarters in Malvern, PA, employing approximately 3,000 people worldwide. For 2018 Endo, reported revenue of $2.947B and adjusted diluted EPS of $2.89. Learn more at www.endo.com.
The Senior Quality Specialist, Product Release reviews all pertinent records, including Batch Production Records and laboratory Certificates of Analysis to confirm accuracy, and makes the determination of acceptability for product release. In addition, confirms that all related Quality events such as CAPAs, Change Controls, etc. are closed prior to releasing the product. Partners with other departments to ensure that errors are addressed and corrected. Identifies errors that have potential product impact, assesses compliance risk, decides when to escalate to supervision, and takes action to place lots on Quality Hold as needed. Ensures release meets internal requirements and is performed in a timely and accurate manner. Compiles timely and accurate data for business metrics, analyzes and summarizes for Quality Management Review Index. Leads or participates on cross-functional teams for continuous improvements.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Quality Product Release
Independently reviews all pertinent records, including Batch Production Records and laboratory Certificates of Analysis to confirm accuracy, and makes the determination of acceptability for product release
Identifies errors that have potential product impact, assesses compliance risk, decides when to escalate to supervision, and takes action to place lots on Quality Hold as needed
Confirms that all Quality events (Change Controls, CAPAs, investigations and any other documentation related to the lot to be released) are complete and closed prior to product release
Prioritizes reviews based on production and shipment schedules
Under minimal supervision, reviews and approves laboratory Certificates of Analysis for accuracy, communicates with the laboratory on COA discrepancies
Performs MAPICS transactions to release product
Collaborates with Quality and Manufacturing personnel to correct errors and address Non-Conformances in a timely manner
Coordinates with production/ warehouse personnel to place material on Quality Hold as needed.
- Compiles timely and accurate data for business metrics, analyzes and summarizes for Quality Management Review Index
Leads or participates on cross-functional teams for continuous improvements
Represents Quality Operations on cross-functional teams
- Provides training to less senior Quality Specialists
Follows internal processes related to controlled substances
Follows procedures to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements
- Follows all procedures to ensure a safe and compliant work environment
- Other duties as assigned
Education & Experience
- BA/BS degree in a related discipline with 5+ years’ relevant experience, including 3 years in Quality Operations
Strong knowledge and ability to read and interpret SOPs and function within the scope of procedures
Thorough knowledge and ability to work with and navigate computer systems such as MAPICs and LIMS
Skills & Abilities
Ability to handle and integrate multiple pieces of data to assure correctness
Ability to effectively train other specialists
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Able to recognize and identify complex errors such as calculation conversions
Able to reconcile batch record entries with other documentation
Proof-reading skills and ability to identify errors
Customer/stakeholder focused, understands impact of daily work to compliance and business
Strong basic math skills
Ability to follow complex processes
Attention to detail
Strong documentation skills
Lift 15 lbs.
Walk across plant/warehouse
Wear appropriate gowning/PPE as required
Ability to read for extended periods of time
Afternoon shift premium is 10% (non-union position only)
Midnight shift premium is 15% (non-union positions only)
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