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Technical Scientist – Senior

Job Title: Technical Scientist – Senior
Location: Cork
REF: 92098
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

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

Description of the Role:
  • Leads early and late phase Technical Transfer activities through generation of protocols/reports, technical writing, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in manufacturing operations and NPI initiatives.
  • Leads early and late phase product development activities through generation of protocols/reports, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in Lean Early Development initiatives as required.
  • Leads “process fit to plant” during early and late stages of development to provide guidance to both development and manufacturing teams.
  • Leads “man in plant” by providing support during manufacturing campaigns for new products or during process validation campaigns.
  • Provides expertise to development teams on manufacturing facility design and capabilities, scale-up considerations and GMP operations.
  • Partner with Project Teams to provide input, review and approval support for BLA submissions

Focus and Scope:
  • Participate in and/ or Lead cross-functional project teams.
  • Interpret project plans and timelines for CMC projects, and schedule work and experiments to meet these goals.
  • Assist in manufacturing investigations as required, in particular event, deviations and CAPAs, to help meet product release specifications and timelines.
  • Execute experimental plans and protocols to support product life-cycle improvements, process validation requirements, technical transfer projects and development activities as required.
  • Foster a culture of Lean and Continuous improvement within the department and with internal and external partners

Critical Experiences Required:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required, advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Biological process development or commercial manufacturing experience, either cell culture and/or purification.
  • Excellent communication, skills, both oral and written.
  • Capable of planning and executing experiments or projects steps with some supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, strong collaboration skills and flexibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to rapid changes in project priorities and requirements.

Critical Competencies:
  • Collaboration and Teaming
  • Integrity and Credo Based-actions
  • Results and Performance Driven

For further information on this Technical Scientist – Senior role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531 /
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