Collins McNicholas

Role Description:

To support the Packaging & Inspection processes by actively troubleshooting, developing and refining equipment and systems.  Maintaining equipment in a validated state. This support includes process improvement projects, problem solving, and maintenance support of key site processes.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all Packaging equipment operates as per operational and validated requirements;
    • Inspection
    • Vial Labelling
    • Cartoning
    • Box Labelling
    • Vision system analysis
  • Monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), analysing OEE, identifying trends, implementing corrective actions, implementing process improvements in a GMP environment.
  • Project Management of small to medium sized site-specific capital projects through conception, approval, planning, execution, and validation in the Packaging and Inspection areas.
  • Management of and liaising with equipment vendors, contractors, project teams, and Business Unit.
  • Troubleshooting and giving continuous technical support to specific processes in conjunction with the Maintenance, Packaging, and Quality Departments.
  • On-going process and equipment development in terms of Safety, Quality, and Productivity.


Role Requirements:

  • Engineering degree in manufacturing, process, mechanical or electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • 2-3 years engineering experience from development, process, maintenance, or project work in pharmaceutical or process industry within an FDA approved environment.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Technical Documentation, Engineering Standards, and Guidelines.
  • Validation Lifecycle experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to deal with a variety of people on a wide range of tasks.
  • Must be good record keeper and results analyser.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Josh Barnes on 021-4911066 or email

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