Allergan Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist III in Waco, Texas

Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist III

Waco, Texas, United States at

Dec 04, 2018Post Date

185175Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Facilitates the process transfer and/or validation activities process in the facility in order to ensure that validations are completed satisfactorily and in a timely manner and comply with all MOH requirements.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Provides training for plant personnel including the design and format of validation protocols and the documentation of results to ensure that protocols are properly documented in accordance with cGMP's.

  • Oversees the validation process by writing, reviewing, executing, and/or approving protocols in order to ensure that the validation process is consistent, meets MOH guidelines, complies with cGMP's and meets all company policies and procedures. Provides technical expertise in the design and implementation of validation protocols to ensure that validations comply with MOH guidelines and cGMP's.

  • Maintains and improves the validation system through establishment or changes to Standard Operating Procedures.

  • May act as project manager for multi-protocol validation activities to ensure that validations are completed in a timely manner.

  • Provides technical guidance and team developer leadership.

  • Works to build a team environment with all departments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Experience in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical with knowledge of the validation water systems, clean rooms, aseptic processing operations, sterilization and analytical methods.

  • Able to work in a controlled environment that includes surgical mask and goggles.

  • Ability to comply with gowning certifications and subsequent gowning verifications.

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment.

  • Knowledge of FDA regulated industrial environment, preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors in the Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field.

  • Three (3) years of relevant experience with an emphasis in validations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.