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Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

View our pharmaceutical job descriptions and salary guide and see which position is best for you along with your estimated starting salary.

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Quality Coordinator

Job description – Develops, implements and evaluates the quality program – looks to improve efficiency whilst maintaining standards. Will investigate incident reports and make recommendations for improvements.

Salary ranges* based on years of experience (€) –

  • 0-3 years: 35,000 – 40,000
  • 3-5 years: 50,000 – 55,000
  • 5+ years: 55,000 +

Average U.S. salary ($) – 48,000

Average UK salary (£) – 22,000

Ideal background – Experience with quality procedures in a manufacturing setting is highly desirable.

Career path – Quality Assurance Specialist > Quality Manger

Validation Engineer

Job description – Designing process or equipment protocols to ensure output internal and external safety and quality requirements.

Salary ranges* based on years of experience (€) –

  • 0-3 years: 40,000+
  • 3-5 years: 40,000 – 50,000
  • 5+ years: 50,000 – 55,000+

Average U.S. salary ($) – 90,010

Average UK salary (£) – 32,000

Ideal background – Bachelors degree in engineering or scientific discipline.

Career path – Senior Validation Engineer

Document Management Specialist

Job description – Plan and implement systems to span the manufacturing process that allow successful storage, retrieval and sharing of electronic records and documents across the site. Also involved in constructing documents and literature to be released.

Salary ranges* based on years of experience (€) –

  • 0-3 years: 28,000 – 32,000
  • 3-5 years: 32,000 – 36,000
  • 5+ years: 36,000 – 40,000

Average U.S. salary ($) – 47,500

UK salary ranges based on years of experience (£) –

  • 0-3 years: 20,000 – 25,000
  • 3-5 years: 25,000 – 35,000
  • 5+ years: 35,000 – 50,000

Ideal background – Bachelors degree in a computer related field, experience within manufacturing setting advantageous.

Career path – Document Management Supervisor

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