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  • GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland +353 21 206 6178 info@prochem.ie
  • Senior Technical Transfer Engineer (Fill Finish Lyo SME) – Co. Cork

    Role Summary:


    • Our client’s External Manufacturing (ExM) Technical Operation organization is seeking a highly motivated individual for a Technical Transfer position.
    • ExM Tech Ops is accountable for technology transfers and commercial production of sterile drug product at their External Partners (EPs).
    • This person will have the opportunity to participate in all these areas.
    • This may include supporting the execution of technology transfers, providing manufacturing process support to resolve commercial production issues, and to provide support for process and capacity optimization.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Work with External Partners to achieve business goals and to establish a common culture that benefits the company, External Partners, and patients.
    • Responsible for technical activities for the commercial manufacturing process at the External Partner, which includes authorship of change control, management of process improvement projects, statistical analysis of process performance, and investigation of atypical events.
    • Responsible for technical transfer activities, as applicable, through authorship and/or review of required GMP documentation (Master Batch Records, change control, protocols, reports, qualifications, etc.) and regulatory filings.
    • Lyo SME- experience in Lyo cycle development, scale up and qualification.
    • Provide on-site coverage at External Partner in support of Commercial and / or Technology Transfer Person-In-Plant Activities.
    • Translate understanding of GMP requirements and current regulations and develop standardized work to meet these requirements by partnering with Operations, Quality, and External Partners.
    • Ensure that External Partners are inspection ready for all routine inspections and / or inspections related to new product introductions or transfers, in concert with Operations, Quality, and Regulatory.
    • Responsible for participation in creating, sharing, and adopting best practices and business process strategies.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Must have Lyo scale up and Tech Transfer experience for this role
    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, or Chemistry/Biology, or other related science or engineering field.
    • Required Experience and Skills:
    • Must have Lyo experience – experience in Lyo cycle development, scale up and qualification for fill finish is a core requirement
    • Minimum of 4 years post-bachelor’s degree experience in a GMP functional area or support of a GMP functional area, such as Operations, Technical Operations, Technology, Engineering, and/or Maintenance
    • Travel will be a requirement of this position at approximately 25%
    • Strong communication and teamwork skills
    • Preferred Experience and Skills:
    • Experience in Fill Finish activities – (Vial / Syringe finish, Sterilization, cleaning aseptic manufacturing, etc.)
    • Demonstrated ability to independently manage projects/work to schedule/deadlines
    • Statistics experience (including Proactive Process Analysis and Continuous Process Verification)
    • Experience in deviation management and/or change control and/or equipment support, and/or project management.



    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

    Click here to submit your CV

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