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  • Decommissioning Specialist – Co. Cork

    Role Summary


    • A new vacancy has arisen for the role of a Decommissioning/Technical Specialist at our client’s busy pharmaceutical site in Co. Cork.
    • The Decommissioning/Technical Specialist will be a key team member in the Restructuring Group, which provides technical expertise and support to the deletion of legacy products and decommissioning of associated equipment, systems and areas.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for actively participating in the Tier process to manage Decommissioning/Technical projects and proactively manage and resolve issues before they impact the business priorities.
    • The Decommissioning/Technical Specialist will participate and comply with the site Manufacturing Division Quality Management System (QMS) requirements, including ownership, as relevant.
    • This role reports to the Restructuring Group Team/Project Lead.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Support the deletion of legacy products and decommissioning of associated equipment, systems and areas.
    • Updating/deletion of documents through the MIDAS system.
    • Preparation of change control documentation on TrackWise System.
    • Tracking of GCM tasks on TrackWise System.
    • Processing of documentation through the Change Control System.
    • Regular updates to Tier boards with various metric information such as Incidents, Investigations, CAPAs, GCM tasks, EHS actions, Safety metrics, etc.
    • Generation and control of Purchase Orders on SAP.
    • Provide ongoing coaching and support to the cross functional team members, to share their technical knowledge and promote best practices
    • Ensure supply of high quality product by providing technical and scientific product and process support to maximise process performance (product lifecycle management, continuous process improvement initiatives, etc.)
    • Provide technical stewardship, equipment resource planning and validation schedule.
    • Ensure highest quality & compliance standards
    • Provide technical expertise and leadership within a wide range of technical projects within the Restructuring Group, such as decontamination of equipment, change control management/support, product deletion, decommissioning, data archival (hard and soft copy) etc.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Degree in Science or Engineering discipline (preferably MSc)
    • Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development
    • Desirable Six Sigma Green Belt
    • Desirable Project Management qualification, e.g.PMP
    • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. engineering, manufacturing, quality, technical support, etc.).
    • 8-10 years experience, at least five years of which have been in the pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment with experience in a technical role in a pharmaceutical manufacturing GMP environment.
    • Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies, with an understanding of regulatory and validation requirements.
    • Experience in product technical / scientific support and commissioning/decommissioning of areas and equipment.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with a continuous improvement focus.
    • Experience managing and leading projects.
    • Providing SME level support
    • Demonstrated ability to realize improvement initiatives through leadership of teams.
    • Demonstrated high level of problem solving and facilitation skills.
    • Stakeholder management of multiple decision makers, colleagues, peers and cross functional teams.


    To Apply


    If you would like to discuss this vacancy or to discuss your career and other job opportunities in confidence, contact us:

    GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland.

    +353 21 2066178

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    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.