Sterility Assurance Associate


Location: Broadmeadows

Job Type: Full time


Job Description

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Sterility Assurance Associate to join our Global Quality Operations team on a full-time basis on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Sterility Assurance Subject Matter Expert (SME) and based at our Broadmeadows Facility, you will provide expertise and lifecycle management of Sterility Assurance (SA) controls for governance, validation and environmental monitoring across the BMW site. You will also work with project teams to integrate sterility assurance concepts where required.

The Role

In this diverse high-profile role, you will:

  • Support environmental and personnel monitoring, in-process testing, finished product testing and microbial method development including documentation thereof;
  • Participate in validation and qualification of the facility, utility and equipment, process, personne3l and method;
  • Support cleaning and disinfection, hygiene, gowning and aseptic behaviour facility and process design through the delivery of aseptic training to relevant partners across the site;
  • Ensure development, implementation and maintenance of sterility assurance standards and processes following global company policy, regulatory requirements and industry standards;
  • Help create documents for SOPs, risk assessments, trend reports and other SA documentation to maintain compliance to GMP and help prepare regulatory submissions;
    • Represent SA on site projects to help set expectations regarding sterility related compliance;
  • Be a catalyst for change and continuous improvement in SA;
  • Maintain metrics for activities performed and ensure all site and global goals are exceeded;
  • Contribute to the continuing improvement of safety and the safety culture as a role model.

Your skills and experience

To be considered for this role you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or Biology life sciences or equivalent;
  • 3+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry with direct experience in sterility assurance of aseptic processing;
  • 3+ years’ experience in sterility assurance of aseptic cleanroom facilities, their processes and equipment including design validation and monitoring, including aseptic gowning qualification;
  • Experience in a role requiring interaction with regulatory authorities including submissions and inspections;
  • Experience in quality assurance and regulatory compliance with cGMP, FSA, EU and other regulatory agency guidelines;
  • Experience in a role requiring collaboration with partners at all levels, data-based decision-making and accuracy.

How to apply:

Please send us your resume and covering letter (in one document), which addresses the criteria above and includes reference number R-213727 by 1st of October 2023.

About Us

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About CSL Behring

CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring.

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