Senior Technical Scientist

  • Reference: CJ46023
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Description: 

  • Leads early and late phase Technical Transfer activities through generation of protocols/reports, technical writing, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in manufacturing operations and NPI initiatives.
  • Leads early and late phase product development activities through generation of protocols/reports, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in Lean Early Development initiatives as required.
  • Leads “process fit to plant” during early and late stages of development to provide guidance to both development and manufacturing teams.
  • Leads “man in plant” by providing support during manufacturing campaigns for new products or during process validation campaigns.
  • Provides expertise to development teams on manufacturing facility design and capabilities, scale-up considerations and GMP operations. 
  • Partner with Project Teams to provide input, review and approval support for BLA submissions 

 

Focus and Scope: 

  • Participate in and/ or Lead cross-functional project teams.
  • Interpret project plans and timelines for CMC projects, and schedule work and experiments to meet these goals.
  • Assist in manufacturing investigations as required, in particular event, deviations and CAPAs, to help meet product release specifications and timelines. 
  • Execute experimental plans and protocols to support product life-cycle improvements, process validation requirements, technical transfer projects and development activities as required. 
  • Foster a culture of Lean and Continuous improvement within the department and with internal and external partners 

Role Requirements: 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required, advanced degree is preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 years experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry. 
  • Biological process development or commercial manufacturing experience, either cell culture and/or purification. 
  • Excellent communication, skills, both oral and written. 
  • Capable of planning and executing experiments or projects steps with some supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, strong collaboration skills and flexibility. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to rapid changes in project priorities and requirements. 

Critical Competencies: 

  • Collaboration and Teaming 
  • Integrity and Credo Based-actions 
  • Results and Performance Driven

 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Laura Jevens on 021 4911060 or email laura.jevens@collinsmcnicholas.ie

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