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Technical Services Scientist

Reference ID : NHAA48
Category :
  • Science
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharma / Biotech
  • General Manufacturing
Date Posted : Oct 5, 2017
Job Location
:
  • Leinster
- Westmeath
Experience : 3+ Years
Salary : Neg
Employment Type
:
Contract
Consultant
:
Nicola O'Sullivan
Contact Number : 087 0622429
Technical Services Scientist required to oversee tech transfer of new products within Pharmaceutical multinational

Principal Responsibilities

Technical Services Specialist

Headcount Engineering are currently seeking to recruit a Technical Services Scientist to be based on our client site, a leading pharmaceutical multinational located in the midlands.

The successful candidate will provide significant fill-finish technical expertise to support all aspects of the manufacturing of commercial and future late stage clinical products

Duties:

  • Responsible for all aspects of method and equipment validation, assisting in the effective running of the method, equipment validation and small scale optimisation operations programmes.
  • Provide ongoing technical support to the site in the area of contamination control
  • Good knowledge of protein chemistry and analytical techniques
  • Perform lab experiments required to deliver on project timelines
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives including method optimisation and troubleshooting
  • Support small scale process optimisation activities
  • Qualification of lab equipment
  • Prepare, review and approval of technical documents

Qualifications & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum BS degree in Scientific (Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry) or Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical) related field.
  • Experience in fill-finish process development and/or manufacturing support with extensive practical knowledge of liquid fill operations.
  • Experienced in relevant unit operations including mixing, formulation, sterile filtration, sterilisation, aseptic processing, component processing technologies, liquid filling and visual inspection.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cGMP requirements for clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing and the ability to implement best practices
  • Experience of technology transfers and implementing new clinical and commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, specifically sterile liquid fill operations.
  • Ability to present and defend technical aspects of manufacturing operations during regulatory agency inspections.

For more information and a full job spec contact Nicola on 087 0622429 or email your CV in the strictest confidence to jobs@headcount.ie



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