Group Leader Sterilization

  • Reference: CJ46303
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Munster, Tipperary
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Exciting oppotunitiy to join a leading Multinational Medical Device company in the Munster area. With 3 direct reports, this role will lead a technical team in the execution of sterilization validation/revalidation, new product qualification, troubleshooting sterilization issues. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Leads team that conduct sterilization qualification for new products and/or changes to existing products.
  • Leads team that performs sterilization validation for radiation sterilized products including dose setting and quarterly dose audits.
  • Leads team that performs sterilization validation for ethylene oxide sterilized products including new product qualification, annual revalidations, residual EO studies, and D-value studies.
  • Leads team that provides product development and Operations teams sterilization Subject Matter Expert support
  • Leads team that assist in Supplier Quality audits of contract sterilization facilities and third party manufacturers.
  • Leads team that conducts dose audit failure investigations.
  • Leads team that conducts Ethylene Oxide Biological indicator sterility positive investigation.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6+ years of related work experience with a strong understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 
  • Substantial knowledge of a Radiation and or Ethylene Oxide or other sterilization modality.
  • Uses in-depth knowledge of business unit functions and cross group dependencies/ relationships.
  • Is recognized as an SME in work group and across functions.
  • Ability to lead a technical team in the execution of sterilization validation/revalidation, new product qualification, troubleshooting sterilization issue. 
  • Will lead team performing this job in a quality system environment.
  • Works on problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Has broad knowledge of various technical alternatives and their potential impact on the business.
  • 10% Travel involved


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