Allergan Investigator, Operations Compliance in Waco, Texas

Investigator, Operations Compliance

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

150554Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Investigator, Operation Compliance serves as an investigator and technical writer with responsibilities in operations, production, process, and equipment at the Waco facility.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Investigation of significant events within the production process relating to process, equipment, and product quality.

  • Technical writing of investigations reports and risk assessments

  • Work with the Operation / Engineering stakeholders and Quality Assurance to determine effective corrective and preventative actions.

  • Assist with the implementation of certain corrective and preventive actions.

  • Outline and implement process improvements to increase quality, efficiency, and compliance.

  • Tracking and providing appropriate updates on status.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Management, the Sciences or a related field.

  • Three (3) years’ work experience with a minimum of one (1) year working in relevant areas such as Operations, Engineering, or Quality Assurance.

  • Functional user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Familiarity with Trackwise system (or similar system) a plus.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Capable of obtaining gowning access to the controlled area.

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Broad understanding of manufacturing environments.

  • Experienceworking in anGMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experienceworking in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

  • Strong detail-orientation, self-directed, proactive, and comfortable in team settings

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in technical writing and problem solving.