Lead Materials & Dispensing Technician

  • Reference: LKBF1901
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Dublin West, Limerick
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Title: Lead Materials & Dispensing Technician

Location: Limerick


My client a world leading BioPharma company require a Lead Materials and Dispensing Technician to join their Limerick team.


  • Provides on-the-floor leadership to employees.
  • Ensures employees timesheets are completed on time.
  • Participate with employees training, to ensure that all requirements are met.
  • Perform minimally monthly performance feedback meetings with direct reports.
  • Escalates all performance issues to Manager and/or Directors and/or HR.
  • Represents the group in proposed changes to processes
  • Engages with key stakeholders to ensure material is available to manufacturing as required.
  • Ensures that raw materials are dispensed as specified in Batch Sheets or Manufacturing Records to the Manufacturing operation on a timely basis.
  • Works with Manufacturing to schedule lots of raw materials to be dispensed.
  • Wipes down all containers with disinfectant before being transferred to Dispensing area.
  • Works with Facilities to maintain required Cleanroom Environment in the Dispensing area.
  • Prepares and maintains records of merchandise received; checks goods received against
    purchase orders or invoices.
  • Examines, stocks, and distributes materials in inventory and to manufacturing.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy ensuring all team members operate to the required SOP’s
  • Fills requisitions and dispenses items to production workers.
  • Assists with shipping of finished products for filling, labelling and distribution.
  • Assists with receipt of finished product from fillers, labellers and any other source.
  • Takes inventory and cycle counts as needed.
  • Writes SOPs pertaining to Dispensing and Warehouse Functions as needed.
  • Writes Deviation Notifications as required.
  • Initiates Change Control Documents as required.
  • Defines and Follows established safety practices and SOPs in a cGMP environment, and complies with MSDS Sheet safety requirements.
  • Initiates and engages in Continuous Improvement activities ensuring ideas are considered across the team and supports implementation.


Requires Leaving Certificate and at least 3 years of relevant work experience; with at least 1 year of that experience directly related to materials and/or dispensing operations in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry or other regulated industry. Relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of educational requirement.


To apply for this role please forward your CV to ben.forde@collinsmcnicholas.ie or for a confidential discussion call Ben on 061 512274.  

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