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Process Development and Analytical Supervisor - Ireland  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. 
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. 
  • To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. 
  • As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
  • Supervision and co-ordination of Process and Analytical Development (P&AD) personnel and activities. 
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the effective and efficient running of the P&AD team and will be a member of the wider Technology leadership team.

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of technical leadership, collaboration, and coaching to facilitate the team in becoming a high performance organisation.
  • Supervision of area personnel. 
  • Develop an effective, focused and strong team by understanding: their abilities, unique contribution and broadening their skill set to be agile and prepared for any future business requirements.
  • Contribute to site management operational and strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP and other business compliance regulations.
  • Participate in risk assessments, inspections, audits, incident investigations, etc. and implement and follow-up CAPA’s assigned to you.
  • Participate in corporate/regulatory audits.
  • Adhere to highest standards for Compliance (Quality and Safety), implement corporate standards and liaise effectively with global groups.
  •  Ensure compliance with site EHS policy, cGMP and other business regulations and participate in risk assessments, audits and incident investigations
  • Responsible for driving a culture of Continuous Improvement by deploying our Six Sigma tools.
  • Central to this objective will be the active engagement and communication with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • A high level of innovation, enthusiasm and drive will be required to deliver technical excellence for process characterisation and process optimization studies that will deliver process robustness.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment which includes significant leadership roles with experience in a front-line supervisory role in operations environment.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership and change management skills with a continuous improvement focus.
  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Science/Quality/Technical). Masters preferred.
  • Project Management qualification such as, Project Management Professional.
  • Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Preference Lean Six Sigma Yellow/Green Belt.

  • Our employees are the key to our company’s success. 
  • We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. 
  • Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

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