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Jeremiah Genest
Anyone have some good guidelines for writing a good GxP job description they can share?
Jeremiah Genest Jul '20
HI Jeremiah - can you please be more specific at what you are looking at for a job description in terms of years of ...

Thanks for replying.

I am looking for the rules of building a good GxP job description to include in a writing ...
Amanda Pape
Hi Everyone,

I'm new to ASQ and the group! I thought I'd reach out to the group to see if anyone could recommend some ...
Amanda Pape Jun '20
IPEC-Americas has issued a guideline on stability testing of excipients. You can find the guideline on the ...
Hi Amanda,

WHO also has Annex 10, published in 2018:
Iam familiar with what you have discussed there also COTS which essential for the food safety ...
Hi Amanda,

I am new to this community and the world of Quality- so this suggestion could be quite useless, and you may ...
HI Amanda,

I am in the clinical world but also use expiration and retest dates for small molecules based from the ...
Jeremiah Genest
I need to write a new image/video policy fairly quickly (just discovered my company doesn't have one and that I was ...
Jeremiah Genest Mar '20
Here's some ASQ stuff that may be helpful.
Thanks David, I should have been clearer.

I'm looking for policy statements from GxP facilities on the use of ...
Hi Jeremiah,

Below is verbiage I often use when creating 3rd party or regulatory inspection SOPs for my clients:

Thank you. That aligns nicely with what I am used to in the past. A little surprised we didn't have that here, but ...
We do not have any details for video conferencing requirements at this point. Health Authorities can insist upon ...
Okay here is a verison that we approved. Thanks to everyone who provided wording I appropriated. Any typos ...

Krista Anderson

This is my very first post so I apologize in advance if this is not the correct forum for this type of question.  ...
Krista Anderson Feb '20
Okay, I think it is important to have established  a rigorous supplier management program, here's a flowchart to ...
Jeremiah -

This is fabulous and is similar to what we're doing currently so that's reassuring.  Thanks so much.  ...
This is great. Reminded me of a table in a slide by Ferrante at ASQ in 2003.

 Might I ask what was considered full vs reduced sampling?  And also whether there was any justification for using ...

This may or may not directly relate to the thread, but thought this would shed some valuable light on Incoming ...
The Cosmelab Warning Letter is a great example of why this is so important.

A recent, last half of 2019, 483 that ...
Jeremiah Genest
I would appreciate getting folks thoughts on the below table. Trying to ensure alignment ...
Jeremiah Genest Jan '20
Jeremiah Genest

In November, PIC/S published draft 1 of PI 054-1 “ Recommendation on How to Evaluate / Demonstrate the ...

Jeremiah Genest Dec '19
Timothy Parrent
Who am I?   Tim Parrent, Senior Member and CQM/OE
What do I do?   I lead the Corporate Quality Team at Mary Kay ...
Timothy Parrent Jul '19
Hello team!

Who am I?
  Tatiana Miranda, Leader, CoE Foods and CHA/CFSQA
What do I do?   I am a Principal Quality ...
Who am I? Paul Mignon, currently Secretary of Division
What do I do? I am a Supplier and Internal Auditor at Central ...
Who am I?   Stephanie Gaulding, CQA and CPGP
What do I do?    I work for a consultancy, Pharmatech Associates, Inc., ...
Who am I? Jose Luis Ruiz G. LSSBB.

What do I do? I work for a LINCRECE consultancy, to Pharmaceutical sector, Food and ...
Who am I?   Janeen Skutnik-Wilkinson
What do I do?   Head of Quality Intelligence @ Biogen, Chair of IPEC Americas, ...
Who am I?   Harika Kotu, CSSGB
What do I do?   Manager, Technology Transfer at Matrivax Corporation with a focus on ...
Who am I?   Jeremiah Genest, CPGP, CMQ/OE
What do I do?   Head of Digital Quality at Thermo Fisher Scientific, ...
Adam Brock Adam Brock Dec '19
Who am I? Adam Brock, CQPA-CQA-CSSGB

What do I do? I am the Director of Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Compliance ...
Who am I?  Linda Marcoot, Registered Dietitian, Masters in Business Administration, ASQCHA, FSPCA Lead ...
Who am I? Tracy Nwonyimi, BSc Biochemistry, MSc Quality Assurance, HACCP certification. 
What do I do?    Still ...

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