• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
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  • Downstream Bioprocess Associate – Co. Dublin

    Role Summary


    • A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Downstream Bioprocess Associate to join our client’s biopharmaceutical facility in Co. Dublin.
    • The successful candidate will work with the manufacturing operations group, project design team, the CQV team, the Automation/CSV reps to facilitate the development and validation of the manufacturing facility.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Support Equipment Design/ HAZOP and Room programming reviews as per requirements.
    • Support Operations team to consistently deliver on specific area Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), e.g. EHS metrics, Production Plan, OEE, compliance and team training.
    • Execute commercial manufacturing processes according to established work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Work as part of a dedicated process team where flexibility and teamwork are a key requirement
    • Generate SOPS/Electronic Batch Records for start-up.
    • Adhere to Right First-Time principals
    • Provide assistance and/or support maintenance, engineering, quality or other colleagues as requested.
    • Escalate issues as appropriate to Process Lead
    • Maintain a high level of personal expertise and working knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing process and process equipment through continuous training and development.
    • Liaise with other groups and individuals to ensure planning of tasks is effective and linked into the manufacturing process plan.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Minimum of a Level 7 qualification in a science or engineering discipline.
    • A level 6 with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a GMP Manufacturing requirement shall be deemed equivalent.
    • Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams, Lean Six Sigma team, etc.
    • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities.
    • Knowledge of applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies in a workplace environment
    • Experience in a highly regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is desirable.
    • Start-up experience in a large-scale commercial drug substance facility desirable but not essential.
    • Good understanding of Upstream/Downstream Processing and experience an advantage.
    • Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders across numerous departments
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a cross functional collaborative environment.
    • Good interpersonal skills, attentiveness, and an approachable manner for interactions with inter departmental colleagues.
    • High degree of problem-solving ability and adherence to scheduled timelines


    To Apply: Quote – PE22106


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

    14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, Ireland
    +353 56 77 90100

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