Cardinal Health P29545 - Senior Specialist, Quality Assurance in El Paso, Texas

What Quality Assurance contributes to Cardinal Health

Quality Assurance is responsible for developing and implementing a compliant and cost effective quality system that assures products and services are reliable, safe and effective.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality systems and approaches.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the relevant regulations, standards and operating procedures.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform investigations / root cause analysis and develop corrective actions.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the requirements and has the ability to perform gap assessments to those requirements.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of quality concepts such as: cost of quality, analytical metrics and / or statistics, trending, quality planning, validation, CAPA and problem solving.
  • Works cross-functionally and has the ability to interpret the requirements as well as educate and influence others on those requirements.


  • Assist in scheduling laboratory and sterility release activities
  • Assist in reviewing test data to ensure testing documentation is thorough and free of errors and that all results are provided to customers in a timely manner
  • Assist in reviewing and revising internal SOPs to maintain regulatory compliance
  • Participates in and supports EO and dose audit testing, such as bioburden and product sterility testing for assigned groups
  • Ensure continual employee compliance with internal SOPs and applicable standards
  • Participate in extensive departmental cross-training activities


  • Bachelors degree in scientific field, Biology or Microbiology strongly preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a quality role that involved writing SOP's, test methods, etc required
  • Laboratory bench work experience highly desired
  • Previous sterility assurance experience highly desired.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
  • Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
  • Identifies possbile solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
  • Applies judgment within defined parameters
  • Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
  • Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.