• 14 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny, R95 F727, Ireland
  • +353 56 779 0100
  • info@prochem.ie
  • North Valley Business Centre, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland     +353 21 206 6178     info@prochem.ie
  • Technical Engineer – Co. Carlow

    Role Summary:


    • A new vacancy has arisen for a Technical Engineer to join our client’s busy pharmaceutical site in Co. Carlow.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for providing process, technical, and validation support operations including ongoing support of manufacturing processes and support for new product introduction.
    • Accountable for analytical/engineering studies associated with the development of new components, products, processes systems and facilities.
    • Co-ordination, design and execution of equipment qualification. and validation as required.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Serve as technical and/or validation support as required for manufacturing and new product
    • introduction.
    • Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute process development studies in support of new product introduction and ongoing manufacturing support.
    • Provide technical input into quality notification by authoring/reviewing/approving investigations.
    • Execution of equipment commissioning and qualification programs
    • Execution of equipment/qualification validation programs; including re-qualification and revalidation
    • Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute qualification/validation documentation and studies in line with the standard approval process
    • Perform data analysis and make informed decisions/recommendations around conclusions reached from data analysis
    • Support continuous improvement through Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
    • Leading and active participation in projects, system failure investigations and investigation reports,
    • Execution/development of change controls
    • Contribution to Kaizen events as appropriate.
    • Perform root cause analysis of system failures, substandard performance, using standard tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues e.g. FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why’s etc.;
    • Implement subsequent corrective action through the change management system.
    • Serve as technical engineering representative for internal technical group discussions and represent the client at global technical forums.
    • Participate and/or lead cross functional or single function teams including liaising with vendors or above site groups.
    • Drive compliance of 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, ensuring consideration of the impact on GMP and compliance and decisions made.
    • Accountable for compliance via documentation completion, risk assessments, closing out corrective action, participate in audits and inspections and proactively highlighting any issues around compliance.
    • Work collaboratively to drive a safe and compliant culture on site.
    • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:


    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a Science, Engineering or other technical discipline
    • Prior related work experience; ideally in manufacturing, preferably GMP Setting
    • 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
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job related computer applications required
    • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired
    • 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
    • Effective time management and multi-tasking skills with excellent attention to detail
    • Trouble shooting skills with demonstrable analytical and systematic problem-solving 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

    Click here to submit your CV

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