Quality Assurance II - 2nd Shift
San Diego, CA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description

Why join Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma?

Our mission is to help improve the health of humankind.

We are a fully integrated contract development and manufacturing organization with sites in Belgium, United States, Japan, and India providing comprehensive development, cGMP manufacturing, and aseptic fill finish services. We pride ourselves in offering a unique environment in which the work we do every day plays a crucial role in society.

We hope to inspire employees to come to work engaged and ready to give their all. This allows Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma to meet the commitments it makes to partners, patients and employees.

Total Rewards package designed to make your life better:

We offer health benefits, annual performance bonus, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, matching 401k contributions (immediate vesting), tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and much more!

Your next career move:
We are currently seeking a QA Associate II who will support the Quality Assurance team by leading projects, training junior staff and coordinating daily activities with assistants. The ideal QA Associate II will provide quality oversight and support on the floor during manufacturing operations, as well as manage documentation review with junior staff and ensure documents are reviewed for completeness and accuracy. They will also assist in the review and approval of production batch records and associated data for product disposition.

2nd shift hours are 3:00 - 11:30 PM Monday - Friday.


* Manages the documentation/data review in support of manufacturing operations (e.g. logbooks, cleaning logs, sterilization records, stability reports, buffer batch records) with junior staff.

* Designated subject matter expert during AQL inspection

* Assists in real-time review of documents on the manufacturing floor

* Assists in the review and approval of executed and non-executed lot file documentation in support of the manufacture and testing of Drug Substance and Drug Product batches

* Independently provides quality oversight of on the floor activities

* Performs real time, on -the-floor documentation review during commercial packaging and labeling activities.

* Sterile gown qualified to support cGMP activities in sterile suites.

* Oversees scheduled facility walk-throughs.

* Oversees material destruction

* Reviews and approves controlled documents including standard operating procedures, protocols and reports

* Regular and reliable attendance on a full time basis [or in accordance with posted schedule].

* Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.

* Embodies Aji Bio-Pharma's cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.

Requirements :

* High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree strongly preferred in a Life Sciences discipline or equivalent.

* Minimum of two to four (2-4) years of experience in documentation, QA or equivalent.

* Knowledge of cGMP regulations and good documentation practices preferred.

* Ability to distinguish one or several chromatic colors, independent of the capacity for distinguishing light and shade.

* Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions in a laboratory environment.

The anticipated hourly range for candidates who will work in California is $21.13 to $29.59.

The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc. Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services is a multi-state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states.

If you meet the requirements above, and would like to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.ajibio-pharma.com and click on the "Careers" section. Please be sure to note where you saw our ad posting.

New hires will pass a background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.

We are an EOE dedicated to a diverse work force and Drug Free work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


"We are an EOE dedicated to a diverse work force and Drug Free work environment. Qualified M/F/D/V candidates are encouraged to apply."


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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