Validation Roles

Job Descriptions and Salaries

Please Note:
The Application DEADLINE for our next Equipment Validation Training Course (ONLINE) – For Starter Validation, CQV and C&Q Roles and Pharmaceutical Validation Training Course (ONLINE) – For More Senior Validation, CQV and C&Q Roles is Wednesday, 20th July 2022.

Here are some of the potential job roles you could retrain into and the expected salaries.

Validation Engineer

Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the validation strategy in highly regulated industries such as pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing. They measure and analyse the process, audit and calibrate equipment and create a document trail that shows the process leads to a consistent result to ensure the highest quality products are produced.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • CQV Engineer
  • C&Q Engineer
  • Quality & Validation Engineer
  • Senior Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: €40,000 to €50,000
  • After 2 Years: €45,000 to €60,000
  • After 5 Years: €55,000 to €100,000
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • CQV Engineer
  • C&Q Engineer
  • Quality & Validation Engineer
  • Senior Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: $54,400
  • After 2 Years: $68,000
  • After 5 Years: $119,000

CQV Engineer

CQV Engineers focus on commissioning and qualification of equipment and systems and documenting the installation, operation and performance testing of the new equipment. They make sure that all systems, facilities and equipment are installed properly and meet the design requirements for the pharmaceutical facility.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • CQV Specialist
  • C&Q Engineer
  • Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: €40,000 to €45,000
  • After 2 Years: €45,000 to €65,000
  • After 5 Years: €65,000 to €80,000+
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • CQV Specialist
  • C&Q Engineer
  • Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: $40,800
  • After 2 Years: $55,000
  • After 5 Years: $81,200

Validation Technician

Works as part of the Validation team to measure and analyse the manufacturing process, audit and calibrate equipment and create a document trail that shows the process leads to a consistent result. This ensures that the product is consistently of the highest quality.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • Associate QA Validation Specialist
  • Equipment Validation Specialist
  • QA Validation Associate
  • QA Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: €40,000 to €45,000
  • After 2 Years: €50,000 to €65,000
  • After 5 Years: €65,000 to €75,000
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Some companies might call this role:

  • Associate QA Validation Specialist
  • Equipment Validation Specialist
  • QA Validation Associate
  • QA Validation Specialist
  • Starting Salary: $54,400
  • After 2 Years: $72,000
  • After 5 Years: $85,600

References

Salaries are calculated as 80%, 100% and 120% of BLS averages.

What Courses Do I Need to Take?

Take our Equipment Validation Training Course (Online) – for starter validation, CQV and C&Q roles and learn commissioning and qualification (IQ OQ PQ) of equipment and systems.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Equipment Validation Training Course – For starter level validation, CQV and C&Q roles

Ideal for:

  • Those with GMP manufacturing experience
    OR
  • Engineers, Mechanical Contractors, Quality Specialists, Pipefitters / plumbers / pipe welders / instrument or boiler technicians (i.e. those that can interpret technical drawings)
    OR
  • Those with Commissioning & Qualification experience in any industry

…who want: a starter-level validation, CQV or C&Q role in equipment validation with a pharmaceutical company, engineering consultancy or engineering contractor.

Duration: 15 weeks
Delivery: Completely ONLINE with weekly deliverables and progress checks
Hours per week: 15
Awarding body: GetReskilled

Take our university accredited Pharmaceutical Validation Training Course – to get a level 7  “Certificate in Validation-dt758A from Technological University Dublin, Ireland.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

Pharmaceutical Validation Training Course – For more senior validation, CQV and C&Q roles

Ideal for:

  • Those with a sound understanding of GMP rules and regulations
    AND
  • Can read a P&ID
    AND
  • Can populate a validation protocol

…who want: senior level validation roles in pharmaceutical manufacturing

Duration: 30 weeks
Delivery: Completely Online
Awarding body: Technological University Dublin, Ireland

Available Jobs

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