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Science Pharmaceutical and Food

Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist - Mayo - 103325

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mayo
Date: 24/05/2019
Job Reference: 103325
Contact Name: Clara Burke
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Job Description

Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist - Mayo - 103325
Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Mayo is currently looking to recruit a Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist for their Westport site.

The Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist is responsible for the transfer of new products, raw materials and associated technologies to clients site and co-ordinating the manufacture of semi-finished product for clinical studies.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Providing technical support during the implementation of new process technologies, automated control systems and risk assess any impact to product quality
  • Manage projects with respect to safety, timelines, budget and effective communication to team members and stakeholders
  • Authoring of supporting Documents and reports as required.
  • Management of QMS System for example change controls
  • Support Project Vision manager in status updates and details
  • Attend all meetings as required or arrange and appropriate deputy
  • Liaise with site project teams.
  • Coordinates resources from Engineering, Quality Assurance, and production personnel assigned to specific projects
  • Generation and execution of protocols for both new and marketed products including the qualification of new chemical raw materials and components.
  • Work with other departments to ensure identified work items are addressed in a timely and satisfactory manner.
  • Assist the client in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies.
  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and cGMP’s, and company policies.
  • Remain current on proper procedures by reviewing current, revised, and new SOP’s relating to the job and to the department.
  • Complete and remain current with all required cGMP and safety training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate
  • Degree in Science, process/chemical engineering or equivalent
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing knowledge
  • Aseptic Processing Knowledge
  • Process Validation Knowledge (CPV)
  • Working knowledge of OpEx, Lean Six Sigma and good statistical application
  • Clear understanding of working within a regulated environment - FDA/EMEA, ICH and USP requirements for Drug Product development and manufacturing
  • Practical working knowledge of statistical data analysis and quality improvement tools and techniques an advantage.
  • Experience using proven risk management tools.

For further information on this Pharmaceutical Technology Specialist role in Mayo please contact Clara Burke on 086 8168273 /

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