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Engineering & Technical

Validation Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 9/03/2018
Job Reference: 93482

Job Description

Contact: Anna McGowan
Telephone: 0864667369

Validation Engineer role in Galway
Our client, a leading Medical device company in Galway have a new exciting role available within their expanding projects team and are looking to recruit a Validation Engineer - brand new position with excellent salary and career progression.

Key Job Responsibilities for the Validation Engineer:
  • Generate validation documentation (URS, IQ, OQ, PQ and process characterisation studies & validation reports) and assist in the execution of protocols for equipment, process, utilities, methods and computerised systems.
  • Generate collection plans for the qualification and acceptance of incoming components including product sub-assemblies.
  • Troubleshoot validation issues associated with the validation project and provide feedback to the product/process design team.
  • Ensure consistency on validation/qualification approach across systems and projects. Review and approve changes to equipment, process, utilities, methods and computerised systems to ensure the validation status of equipment is maintained.
  • Ensure validation documents are up-to-date (primarily project MVPs and key inputs).
  • Manage the execution of the product/process validation as per the MVP and project plan.
  • Work directly with customer validation representatives to define inputs and requirements to the MVP.
  • Ensure all results and data are correct and follow-up on any gaps or discrepancies.
  • Liaise with the Engineering function to ensure that equipment validation requirements are maintained from Purchase to Qualification of new technology equipment.
  • Provide guidance and direction in the preparation and execution of validation activities, including carrying out training to staff across various functions.
  • Maintain validation procedures and templates up to date, focusing on continuous improvement.

Job Requirements for the Validation Engineer:
  • Degree in Science/Engineering with 3+ years’ experience in a similar role within the Medical Devices or related Healthcare industry.
  • Strong knowledge of ISO and FDA quality requirements.
  • Good understanding of validation concepts and documentation.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to advice and influence.
  • Excellent attention to detail and report-writing ability
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative.
  • Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize tasks.
  • A general knowledge and experience of statistical analysis methods is an advantage.

For further information on this Validation Engineer role in Galway please contact Anna McGowan on 0864667369 /

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