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Senior Technical Specialist, Cork



Cork, Ireland 

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Fastnet The Talent Group are currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Specialist with a leading Biopharmaceutical client based in Cork. Permanent position, Excellent Opportunity for the right candidate.

Position Overview:

The Senior Technical Specialist will be a key team member in the Technology Center of Excellence which provides technical expertise to a growing site with an expanding portfolio of technologies and products. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic environment with exciting career opportunities. The Senior Technical Specialist is responsible for actively participating in the Tier process to manage technical projects and proactively manage and resolve issues before they impact the business priorities.

Primary activities/responsibilities:


Provide ongoing coaching and support to the cross functional team members, to share their technical knowledge and promote best practices.

Ensure supply of high quality product by providing technical and scientific product and process support to maximise process performance (product lifecycle management, continuous process improvement initiatives, etc.).

Provide Technical stewardship, equipment resource planning and validation schedules.

Ensure highest Quality & Compliance standards.

Provide Technical expertise and leadership within a wide range of technical projects within the CoE, such as the validation of new equipment, improvement to the filling process, PPQ, New product introduction, etc.

Act as a deputy for the Technical Lead as required.



MSc in Science, Technical or Engineering discipline

Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development

Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent

Desirable project management qualification such as PMP etc.

Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. manufacturing, quality, Technical support, etc.) working at SME level.

At least ten years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment with experience in a Technical role in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies with a continuous improvement focus.

Expert level understanding of regulatory and validation requirements.

SME in product technical / scientific support

Demonstrated Project Management Experience in leading technical product / process based projects (E.G – New product introduction, PPQ).

Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams, Six Sigma team, Continuous improvement, capital projects, etc.

Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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