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  • Packaging Engineer – Cork

    Role Summary:


    • Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Cork has a requirement for an experienced Packaging Engineer to work on a long-term/ongoing basis.
    • This is a contract/secondment role where the successful candidate will act as a representative of Prochem Engineering on site.
    • The overall objective of this role is to manage and support a portfolio of projects from a packaging perspective.
    • Experience with blister packs and previous experience within the pharmaceutical industry is essential.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Play an active role in site-based projects for packaging operations.
    • Participate in and actively promote continuous improvement programs/ initiatives.
    • Process mapping and gap analysis.
    • Optimisation of existing processes to achieve desired targets.
    • Project scoping and gap analysis.
    • Equipment specification/design/procurement/installation and validation.
    • Project planning and execution including scheduling, task management, milestone planning and reporting.
    • Delivering projects on time and on budget.
    • Coordinating changes using the approved change control procedure to ensure that cGMP is adhered to.
    • Support validation activities for project activities including review of validation documentation and attendance at validation activities.
    • Managing safety programs and metrics relating to specific project.
    • Design and write summaries for regulatory compliance purposes.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a highly regulated industry (ideally pharmaceutical).
    • Deep understanding of blister packaging and proven experience working with same.
    • Previous experience working within a Grade C or D cleanroom environment.
    • Ability and proven track record in working and managing multiple departmental teams for operational and capital projects.
    • Solid CQV experience.
    • Excellent knowledge of project controls (budget, forecasting, scheduling, planning, etc.).
    • Must possess excellent technical writing ability.
    • Strong documentation skills with unparalleled attention to detail.
    • Have the capacity to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
    • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Must work to the highest engineering standards.
    • Have strong technical and problem-solving skills.
    • Experience in cGMP, general packaging systems and serialisation is advantageous.


    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 recruitment@prochem.ie Click here to submit your CV