3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Ensuring Your Foreign Vendors are FDA Compliant – Conducting Vendor Audits, Monitoring, and Using Checklists

Vendor selection is a serious process. Manufacturers are responsible for compliance with their selected vendors. Any violations from the vendors can cause serious problems for the manufacturers. Choosing a foreign vendor is no different than choosing a domestic vendor. Foreign vendors are held to the same FDA standards as domestic vendors. Manufacturers have to have an assurance that their foreign vendor is suitable. They have to know the vendor will not be the source of major issues. Manufacturers are responsible for any vendor oversights or problems. In this seminar participants will understand how to make sure their foreign and domestic vendors are compliant and stay in compliance.

Why You Should Attend:

Participants in this seminar will learn what qualifies a foreign vendor and what disqualifies a foreign vendor for providing services and goods to your facility. They will learn how to initiate audits from foreign vendors and suppliers. Participants will learn how to relate to foreign vendors, and how to speak in common terms that are familiar to the foreign vendor and/or supplier as well as the manufacturer. Participants will gain an understanding of how to conduct on-site audits for foreign vendors. They will have an understanding of how to rate foreign vendors and maintain successful foreign -client relationships.

Areas Covered:

  • Selection and Qualification documentation
  • Key components necessary in selecting the appropriate vendor
  • Successful vendor-client relationships
  • Appropriate vendor-client interactions
  • Auditing for GMP compliance
  • Audit Checklists
  • Audit / Qualification rating scale
  • Document Review

Who Should Attend:

  • Quality Assurance Departments
  • Regulatory Affairs Departments
  • Compliance Departments
  • Documentation Departments
  • Suppliers and Vendors Management Teams
  • Auditors

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Joy McElroy

Upon earning a degree in Zoology at North Carolina State University, Joy began working in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in 1992 at Pharmacia & UpJohn performing Environmental Monitoring and Sterility Testing. Her work allowed her to move into a supervisory role at Abbott Laboratories where she oversaw the Quality Control Lab. In 1998 Joy moved to Wyeth Lederle and worked in Quality Assurance, performing GMP Compliance audits, batch record reviews, and holding annual GMP training for new employees. After working in Quality Assurance for a few years, Joy moved into Equipment Qualification and Cleaning Validation at Mallinckrodt.

With 19 years of experience as a consultant, and over 25 years total experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Joy has gained extensive knowledge of Quality Assurance, Technical Writing, Process and Cleaning Validation, and Equipment Qualification and Computer System Validation and Part 11 Compliance. She has written and executed Equipment Qualifications and Validation Protocols for numerous Companies such as Mallinckrodt, Wyeth Lederle, Merck, BioMerieux, Catalent, and Biotest, Novartis, Imprimis, Cody Laboratories, and Xceilence.

Her knowledge, experience, have made her a highly sought-after engineer, technical writer, and trainer in both the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Joy specializes in Equipment Qualification, Cleaning Validation, and GMP Compliance Auditing, and technical writing, and GMP, Audit Preparation, and SOP writing training, Computer System Validation and Part Compliance.

In 2019 she opened her own company, McElroy Training and Consultancy, LLC which provides consultants for various projects as well as on and off – site training to pharmaceutical and biotech companies throughout the United States.

Joy also spends her time mentoring and speaking as an Empowerment Speaker. Her goal is to empower people all over the world to live their dreams though implementing 5 simple techniques she has learned and applied through the years.

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  • Login Information with Password to join the session, 24 hours prior to the webinar
  • Presentation Handout in .pdf format
  • Presentation from the Speaker
  • Feedback form
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Recording access Information with Password to view the webinar, will be sent 24 hours after the completion of the Live webinar.
  • Presentation Handout in .pdf format
  • Certificate of Attendance
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