Validation Engineer

  • Salary: €24 - €41 per hour LTD
  • REF Number: 00047091
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 842964
  • Date Published: 25.11.2019
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Ireland (Cork area)
  • Discipline: Validation

CK Group is recruiting for a Validation Engineer to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Carlow on a contract basis for 12 months and has a hourly rate of between €24 - €41.

The Company:

Our client is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. This position sits within their Manufacturing Division, which consists of a team of dedicated, energetic individuals, committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. They have an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

The Location:

The role is based at our client's site in Carlow, Ireland. Carlow is a fascinating town which pre dates written Irish history, has played a major part in Irish history and even served as the capital of the country in the 14th century. Carlow is located approximately 50 miles from Dublin and has good rail links as well as being close to the N9 & N80 roads.

The Role:

Our client is looking for someone to join the Commercialisation team to transition from a project phase to a fully operational facility delivering life-saving products to patients. You will be working in one of these areas:

  • 1) Sterilisation - Autoclaves, SIP of vessels
  • 2) Cleaning - Parts Washer and CIP of vessels
  • 3) Vial and Syringe filling operations -Glass handling, Tray & Tub handling, Drug Product Filling and Parenteral Product Visual Inspection.
  • 4) Vial and Syringe Sterility operations - Isolators, VHP, E-Beam and Depyrogenation systems.

Key Responsibilities: Each role will be involved in the project from the vendor Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), at the earliest, through to the Performance Qualification. Levels of responsibility will vary during this timeframe as outlined below -

  • Factory Acceptance Test - Attendance, hands-on support and C&Q Oversight
  • Installation to Mechanically Complete - C&Q Oversight
  • Commissioning & Qualification - Hands-on support & Oversight throughout project lifecycle
  • Cycle Development - Execution of Cycle Development pre and post OQ phases
  • Performance Qualification - Responsibility for / Execution of all Performance Qualification testing.

Your Background:

This role requires an experienced individual with a minimum of 5 years directly related experience in academia, pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry - along with a working knowledge of current regulatory requirements and current Good Manufacturing Practices. A self-starter and results-focused, the successful candidate will have strong contemporary knowledge, and the ability to work independently and on multidisciplinary teams. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated the ability to deliver what is needed on-time, holding self and team members accountable for commitments, decisions, actions and behaviours. You will also have excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate understanding of process science, in order to drive decision making, impact assessments, design of studies, etc., in a multi-disciplinary team environment. With relevant technical qualification(s) in Applied Pharmaceutical / Biological / Computer / Chemical sciences or applied Technical / Engineering qualification, the successful candidate will also have a proven track record in delivering excellence.

The candidate will also show ambition and drive to develop and advance within the role.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie on 01438 842964 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 47091 in all correspondence.

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