Validation Spec III, Cleaning Validation Lead (s055)

  • Contract Duration: 1 - 2 Years, Onsite
  • Manufacturing
  • Swiftwater, PA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Validation Specialist who can write, document and perform execution with minimum training for a Cleaning Validation Lead position. This is a fully onsite, 1-2 Year contractual role with our leading global pharmaceutical client, at their Swiftwater, PA site.


  1. Experience in cleaning validation in the biologics or vaccine industry to include the following:
  2. Experience in authoring, reviewing, executing and approving validation documents
  3. Interface with Quality organization and the ability to defend rationale in validation documents
  4. Ability to review and analyze data
  5. Cleaning Validation experience
  6. Acceptance criteria determination
  7. Sampling procedures, plans and sample size determination
  8. Rinse and Swab sampling experience
  9. Bracketing and worse case rating
  10. QC testing requirements
  11. Dirty hold times and clean hold times



  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience writing and revising documents (e.g. testing methods, protocols, reports)
  • Experience performing testing in a GMP setting
  • MS Project experience
  • Cleaning or Shipping experience strongly desired.



  • Proficiency in utilizing documentation system to author protocols and reports
  • Experience participating in teams and collaborative work environments.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written), math skills, general computer skills
  • Team environment a must
  • E Doc/GEODE+ experience with a working knowledge of templates, workflows and approval process
  • Strong root cause analysis with cGMP experience.


  • BS/MS in Science (e.g. Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry) or Engineering (Chemical or Biochemical)


  • 4+ total years of experience working in a biologic, vaccine or pharma industry.
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