IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

CQV - Validation
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Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Packaging Value Stream Validation Engineer to join our industry leading CQV team at our client location in Marietta, PA.


Description & Duties:

The candidate will be responsible for authoring and executing validation lifecycle documents for automated secondary packaging equipment and processes. Equipment includes, but is not limited to, vial and syringe labelers, cartoning machines, control systems, vision inspection systems, and material handling systems.  Validation Lifecycle documents include but are not limited to:  Specification documents (URS, FS), risk analysis, validation plans, commissioning, IOQ and PQ protocols and reports.

Assigned scope includes commissioning/qualification/validation documents related to projects such as the following:

  • Install and integrate secondary packaging product serialization
  • Install and integrate new vision systems
  • Modify material handling systems
  • Alternate packaging component suppliers (new syringe, vial, carton suppliers)
  • SCADA / control system upgrades
  • Data Integrity audits and associated activities

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in a GMP environment
  • Prior validation experience with vision systems or with secondary packaging equipment
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Proven track record of hitting aggressive timeline
  • Sense of urgency
  • Adapt quickly to change
  • Detail oriented
  • Work with minimal supervision

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 5 + Years of Packaging Equipment Engineering experience within the Pharmaceutical industry focusing on Aseptic and OSD dosage forms is considered a strong plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemical, mechanical, manufacturing Engineering or a related field from an accredited university.
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment is highly desired.
  • Proven experience leading packaging conceptual design efforts.
  • Extensive proven experience interacting and communicating directly with clients. Active participation in industry organizations and related initiatives is strongly preferred (for example: speaking engagements, presenting at industry events and conferences, etc.).
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work on more than one project at a time.

Company Overview

About Us


IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over twenty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,000 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


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