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QA Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00783
Location: South San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Verily Life Sciences is focused on shifting health care from a reactive, undifferentiated approach to a proactive, targeted approach by transforming the detection, prevention, management and even our basic understanding of disease.

As a Quality Assurance Specialist supporting GCP and/or GLP Quality Systems, you would be providing on-going, day-to-day support to Clinical Operations and/or laboratory teams. In addition, you will assist with a variety of internal quality system implementation and improvement projects supporting the Quality Assurance team at Verily Life Sciences.

Responsibilities
Provide Document Control support for dedicated teams: assist teams in creation of documents, records, and change orders, coordinate with Training, Audit, and PLM functions, as necessary, and advising/training teams on quality system principles.
Keep the team focused and productive.
Participate in setting project objectives and defining relevant metrics; set, track and deliver on teams goals; give regular status updates; manage or escalate blocking issues.
In addition, this person would provide program/project management support for the QA team in whatever is required to move concurrent projects forward, including: helping to define project milestones, building detailed project plans, managing key schedules, identifying risks, and communicating frequently with key stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications
BSc degree in a technical field with 3-5 years of work experience or equivalent experience.
Experience writing technical documentation, change orders (ECO/DCO)
Project Management experience and familiarity with project management fundamentals (ie project definition, managing risk, managing dependencies and timelines, etc).
Familiarity with Quality Systems, regulations, and guidance.
Experience building working relationships with peers across functions.
Track record of initiating and completing complex programs from end-to-end.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications
Knowledge of cGMP, cGCP, and/or cGLP, including ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14155, ISO 15189, FDA QSR and IDE, ICH
Experience administering document and record control activities
Experience successfully coordinating projects within diverse teams towards a shared output.
Outstanding presentation skills; and superb organizational and time management abilities.