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Associate Principal Scientist Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) | Meath

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 19223

Associate Principal Scientist Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) | Meath

Initial focus of this role will be on supporting the start-up activities by leading the and transfer of the PAT Technologies.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Technical lead for Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) and site Subject Matter Expert (SME). Identify, develop and maintain professional and credible relationships with the healthcare community.
  • Close partnership with the analytical, manufacturing and automation teams on site and with the counterparts from R&D and early clinical manufacturing.
  • Procurement and equipment qualification, including authoring of GMP documents like User Requirements Specifications (URSs), Risk Assessments, Protocols, Reports, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), or work instructions.
  • Support interactions with Health Authorities and filings in regard to “Integrated and Advanced Analytics”.
  • Coach, mentor and technical leadership for scientific staff executing the PAT’s.
  • Connect at the interface between Manufacturing and Analytics.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience or M.S. with a minimum of 7 years of experience or Bachelor’s with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
  • Hands-on experience with advanced PAT tools (e.g. Raman, Capacitance, Online LC)
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant IT systems (e.g. SIPAT, DeltaV, SBOL, Empower)
  • Detailed understanding of GMP requirements for Hard and Software Qualification according to current health authority and data integrity standards.
  • Broad analytical and process understanding, with a preference for understanding of continuous bioprocessing and knowledge of chemometrics/multivariate data analysis.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Bonus.
  • Pension.
  • Healthcare.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675