Collins McNicholas

                                    Validation Engineer Lead – Midlands – Permanent Position

Scope of Role:
As Head of Validation – your main duties and responsibilities will include;  Process, Software, Equipment, Utilities & Facilities Validation activities.

You will also be responsible for executing and summarizing protocols for processing & laboratory equipment, facility systems, control systems & process validation typically associated with the manufacturing of medical device products. You will also have responsibility for calibration and risk management. You will be directly involved in providing input and critical review and approval of all validation activities for the Facility. 

Qualifications /Candidate Profile: 

Our clients are looking for a qualified person to degree or masters level 8 in an Engineering discipline, preferably Chemical or Mechanical) with 8 years of relevant experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.

Ability to trouble shoot complex validation issues and apply advanced validation engineering and scientific principles to the design and implementation of process or system modifications, capital projects and technology transfer.

A dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

Possess a strong understanding of engineering principles and their creative application on the job. Experience with Minitab or other statistical software packages is preferred.

Have an in-depth knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Quality System Regulations and ISO quality standards. 
Key Attributes:

  • Demonstrates Global Business Acumen
  • Thinks Critically and Makes Sound Decisions
  • Sets Strategic Direction
  • Collaborates and Creates Alignment
  • Attracts, Deploys, and Develops Talent
  • Fosters Diversity and Inclusion
  • Generates Breakthrough Ideas
  • Initiates and Leads Change
  • Sets High Standards and instils Operational excellence.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mary Mullin  on 09064 78104 and email your cv to

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