Process Scientist

Location: Dundalk, Louth
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Science Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Helena Boyle
Contact email: helena.boyle@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

The Company

This leading global Biologics organisation are a CMO with a great product pipeline. Their expansion into Ireland will result in the recruitment of approximately 700 construction staff during the build phase, with circa 400 permanent employees to be hired over the next 3 years for the facility. Once operational, the site will be responsible for the contract manufacturing of large molecules, specifically, cell culture derived product for client organisations. There are 2 products already in pipeline for the site in 2021 when it is expected to be fully operational and FDA approved.

The company are investing €325 million in a state-of-the-art greenfield manufacturing plant which will deploy multiple single-use bioreactors for commercial bio-manufacturing. The site has been designed to run continuous bioprocessing, a next generation manufacturing technology, which will be implemented for the first time on this campus.

As a key member of the manufacturing technology team, the Process Scientist focuses on process monitoring, troubleshooting which includes leading/supporting major process investigations. The process scientist will also be key role in implementing cost reduction projects and facility/ equipment design reviews and improvements.

The Role

Reporting into the Manufacturing Technical Lead, as a Process Scientist some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical knowledge in establishing the commercial process and routine manufacturing operations.
  • Identify process improvement projects and implementation and work with the team to prioritise projects/support demands.
  • Working closely with the expanded manufacturing team, trouble shooting process issues during start-up, tech transfer activities and commercial operations.
  • Implement process CAPA's and performance improvements, conduct investigation trending as required.

The Person

  • Third level qualification in Science or Engineering.
  • Ideally, a minimum of 3-4 years' experience in a large-scale in a Biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical facility.
  • Familiarity with Chromatography and Ultra filtration production operations is required.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Helena Boyle at HRM on +353 1 6321870 or 0873360953 for a confidential discussion.


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