• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland +353 21 206 6178 info@prochem.ie
  • Process Support Specialist – Co. Carlow

    Role Summary:


    • A new opportunity has arisen for a Process Support Specialist to join our client’s busy pharmaceutical site in Co. Carlow.
    • Responsible for generating and expediting review and approval processes for IPT GMP documentation including but not limited to Quality Notifications, CAPA close out records, IPT Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Work Instructions and change controls.
    • Ensure that objectives are effectively achieved, consistent with company’s requirements to ensure compliance, safety and reliable supply to customers.
    • Reporting to Operations Coach (Manufacturing Support)


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Support manufacturing activities through documentation generation, equipment and process investigations associated with non-GMP activities and completion of quality notifications. Provide input to the MES development process team on technical aspects of MES functionality and serve as MES SME within IPT.
    • Be a document system expert; this will include document review, approval and document system workflow expedition. Format, write, deliver and review necessary documentation in line with the standard approval process, and facilitate others to do so.  Documents will include SOP’s, SWI’s, training documents, and change controls.
    • Support operation activities through documentation generation, filing, tracking, auditing and efficient maintenance of all associated databases including the maintenance, auditing and archiving of the process documentation system.
    • Support Batch release through timely Quality Notification completion, Interim/summary report generation; meeting batch release requirements.
    • Raise CAPA’s and conduct investigations. Raise and investigate quality notifications using standard tools and methods, to resolve system issues e.g. FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why’s etc.; implement subsequent corrective action through the change management system.
    • Complete Customer complaint investigations and Change Controls and ensure they are closed out to support production activities in a timely manner in conjunction with the SCM team.
    • Required to comply with site Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day to day activities and all applicable job functions.
    • Work collaboratively to drive a safe and compliant culture on site.
    • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
    • Assist in the management and/or assignment of IPT training if required


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a Science, Engineering or other Technical discipline
    • SAP knowledge and experience required
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job-related computer applications required
    • Knowledge of regulatory/code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices
    • Report, standards, policy writing skills required
    • Equipment and process validation
    • Sterile filling processes and equipment
    • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired
    • Focus on Customers and Patients
    • Risk management skills, Strategy planning and development
    • Demonstrable analytical and systematic problem-solving skills
    • Effective time management and multi-tasking skills
    • Proven organizational and Trouble shooting skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues and with external customers in a team orientated manner
    • Understand the specific responsibilities of all site departments as they relate to ones own department, understanding the business processes ones department supports
    • Strong team skills, including ability to coach/develop work teams
    • Excellent training, facilitation and assessment skills.


    To Apply:


    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.