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Validation Engineering Specialist - Co-Op

ūüöÄ Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need a high school diploma, working towards a B.Sc. in chemistry, experience in validation or science, strong communication skills, detail-oriented, and proficient in Microsoft Office. Fast-paced environment experience is a plus.
  • You will prepare validation protocols, review data, maintain documentation and cleaning programs, provide technical support, support projects, ensure safety and may work alternating shifts.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Provides specialized validation knowledge and information, which is directly required to support operations and clients. Completes all protocols related to the validation of equipment, processes and new products and reviews all finished reports prior to final approval. Ensures documents conform to all Patheon Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), client requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices. 


  • Education:
  • High school diploma/General Educational Development (GED) Certificate is required
  • Working towards B.Sc. in chemistry or a related field.
  • Experience:
  • Previous experience in a validation or science related environment.
  • Equivalency:
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong written and oral skills. Detail oriented and organized, with a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness. Excellent interpersonal skills, communication and organizational skills. Strong judgment, decision making and trouble shooting skills. Ability to multi-task, meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced environment. Mini-T and data analysis knowledge an asset. Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Proficiency with the English Language.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Prepare Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ), Performance Qualification (PQ) for more complex equipment, facilities and computer systems.
  • Prepare and complete process validation protocols (new and existing clients) and writing reports.
  • Maintain documentation room and retain room.
  • Review and verify data.
  • Maintain cleaning program and trending cleaning results.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to Quality Operations/Business or Project management/operations/Pharmaceutics and Process Technology (PPT).
  • Support special projects (as required)
  • Maintain a safe working environment and report potential hazards.
  • Perform alternating or rotating shift work (as required)


Work type

Full time

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