CAREER

Validation Engineers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$88,950

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+10.1% (faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree

Career

What Validation Engineers Do

Design or plan protocols for equipment or processes to produce products meeting internal and external purity, safety, and quality requirements.

Other Job Titles Validation Engineers May Have

Corporate Quality Engineer, Product Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Management Systems Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Validation Specialist

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Study product characteristics or customer requirements to determine validation objectives and standards.
  • Analyze validation test data to determine whether systems or processes have met validation criteria or to identify root causes of production problems.
  • Develop validation master plans, process flow diagrams, test cases, or standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare detailed reports or design statements, based on results of validation and qualification tests or reviews of procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain validation test equipment.

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