Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required regulatory and health and safety standards.
  • To comply with company policies and procedures.
  • To process batches of products/ components/ raw materials in an efficient and timely manner to meet with project timelines.
  • To complete all documentation in real time where applicable and within the agreed turnaround times and to ensure right first time.
  • To work within a team environment to ensure all project timelines are met.
  • Ascertain at the end of a development cycle a stable, effective product suitable for clinical batch manufacture and regulatory submission.


Role Requirements:

  • Third level qualification in Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in an operational setting.
  • Practical experience in formulation development.
  • In depth knowledge of production operations such as dispensing, blending, granulation, compression, encapsulation, coating and packing
  • Good troubleshooting skills are essential.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Self-motivation and leadership skills are required.
  • Strong attention to detail is critical.
  • Project management skills are advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Quality by Design and Statistics.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft products including detailed knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work under pressure, coping with more than one conflicting task at once is essential.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane on 021-4809118 or email

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