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IRL Validation Engineer – Senior

Job Title: IRL Validation Engineer – Senior
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 91024
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Email: anne@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 0449473

IRL Validation Engineer – Senior
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit IRL Validation Engineer – Senior for their site.

Description:
  • To provide support for the validation activities associated with equipment, reagents, facilities, cleaning, test methods, and environment ensuring that all compliance issues and requirements of Validation Policies and Procedures are addressed.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Managing Complexity/Technical Accountability
  • Serves as technical expert for the Validation process and responsibilities to ensure compliance
  • Continuous Learning/Managing Risk
  • Resolves & manages technical operational problems in area of expertise
  • Suggest and sometimes may implement innovation and continuous improvement within the Validation process
  • Implements initiatives in the Validation Process that will deliver customer value at lowest cost.
  • Facilitates successful team behaviour within Quality Systems and across functional areas
  • Manages relationships externally and internally.
  • Builds cross functional and cross-departmental support, fostering overall effectiveness
  • Fosters harmony within Quality Systems.
  • Influences and persuades so as to bring about technical and process improvements.
  • Ensure accuracy and maintenance of the Validation Master List.
  • Review and approve Validation Master Plans, Protocols, Summary Reports and other documentation associated with validations, as appropriate for each validation exercise.
  • Ensure all validation activities and documents are authorised and appropriate compliance approval is gained.
  • Ensure that all validation activities are carried out and reported in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance through assisting in audits.
  • Through effective communication and training initiatives develop staff in projects and validation teams to ensure that validation projects are carried out in accordance with Policies and Procedures.

Non-Technical Skills and Additional Details
  • Facilitates, encourage and coordinate continuous improvement with respect to validation activities.
  • Keep management informed of significant quality issues in a manner commensurate with the potential impact of the issue on public health, employee health & safety, company operations, and/or the environment
  • Lead by example, inculcating the Credo values in all actions within the workplace

Technical Profile Requirements
  • Knowledge of bespoke validation. Process knowledge and documentation.

Desirable:
  • In depth knowledge of 21 CFR 820, 21 CFR 11 and European regulations associated with the medical device industry
  • High understanding of GMP, Compliance, Validation Practices including the system development life cycle and Regulatory expectations.
  • Working experience of validation computer systems for use in a FDA regulated environment.

Non-Technical Profile Requirements
  • Must be able to lead and give direction to Validation Projects and Teams.
  • Individual must also be an active team member in Validation activities
Methodology/Certification Requirements
  • Qualification in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Engineering, Information Systems, or Life Science with additional IT qualification) with a broad technical/educational skills base
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a regulated environment a minimum 1 of which has been spent carrying out validation and/or testing activities.
Desirable:
  • A degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Engineering, Information Systems, or an IT qualification) with a broad technical/educational skills base and substantial related experience
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years working in a regulated industry a minimum 2 of which has been spent carrying out validations.

For further information on this IRL Validation Engineer – Senior role in Cork please contact Anne Gough on 086 0449473 / anne@hero.ie
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