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Technical services/Manufacturing Sciences Representative (Biotechnology) - Ireland  

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Posted on : 02 June 2017

Project Description

Our company unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world.
  • For more than 139 years our company  has been committed to bringing life-changing medicines to those who need them, advancing the understanding and management of disease, and supporting communities where we live and work.
  • We’re proud of our heritage, and at our manufacturing site, we value integrity, excellence, and  respect for people. 

  • Understand the purpose and science of the process-  have an in-depth knowledge of the science (including analytical) behind the molecule and the process.  
  • Provide on the floor technical support for manufacturing operations-  have a working knowledge of the manufacturing equipment set and control system.
  • Understand historic and potential failure modes for the process and equipment. 
  • Play a lead role at developing and implementing the process control strategy.
  • Be able to assess whether process is in control and capable of meeting its stated purpose and is in a constant state of validation. 
  • Document and communicate work and learnings.
  • Understand and be compliant with regulatory expectations.
  • Leverage internal and external expertise to improve existing production processes. 
  • Work as a cross-functional team with members of QA, QCL, Tech Services Lab, Ops, H&S, Warehouse and bring deep technical expertise to the team. 
  • Partner with Tech Services Lab to identify and plan process optimization work and investigate process issues. 
  • Establish partnership with operations to understand interface between the science/engineering with the operations on the floor.

Basic Requirements: 
 Education and Experience  
  • Minimum of Honours Bachelor’s Degree level in Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related discipline is required.
  • Candidates with a higher level degree (MSc/ PhD) will also be considered (see additional information below).

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Demonstrated excellent technical and problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in and facilitate decision-making.

 Additional Information 
  • Candidates with a relevant bachelor’s degree require at least 7 years of relevant biotechnology industrial process development and/or manufacturing experience.
  • Direct experience of manufacturing technical support/ operations for biotechnology processes is highly desirable.
  • Less experience will be considered for candidates with higher levels degrees and relevant experience, or for outstanding candidates with demonstrated experience and high potential.