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Technical services/Manufacturing Sciences Representative - Ireland  

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Posted on : 23 May 2017

Project Description

Description:
  • 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. 


  Responsibilities 
  • 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.