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Technical Lead - Drug Product, Mayo



Mayo, Ireland 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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Job Description:

Team Horizon has a vacancy for a Technical Lead at our client’s pharmaceutical business in Ireland. The successful candidate will have strong people management skills, with at least five years in drug product  manufacturing, possessing thorough knowledge of solid dosage forms manufacturing technologies.
Why you should apply:
  • You’re an ambitious people leader interested in joining a high-performing team
  • You want to be involved in shaping the strategy within the technical department
  • You’re a good communicator and have the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • This role is generously compensated, with an attractive base salary, bonus, healthcare & pension
  • A clear career progression plan will be crafted with the successful candidate, to allow them to progress within the organisation
What you will be doing:
  • Provide technical support for OSD manufacturing areas
  • Lead troubleshooting and resolution of process challenges, particularly around tablet compression, blending, roller compaction, capsule filling & tablet coating
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction, cycle time and other process improvements to enhance the robustness of OSD processes
  • Analytical – awareness of how to apply the outputs from the following techniques: PSD, powder flow, crystal form analysis, general chromatography
  • Bring strong knowledge of excipient selection and excipient performance to the team
  • Shape the strategy within the technical department and at site level
  • Mentor/supervise a team and ensure high performing results from their team
What you need to apply:
  • Proven ability as a people leader
  • Comprehensive understanding of the relationship between OSD processes and production equipment
  • User level knowledge of statistics
  • PAT knowledge is an advantage
  • MSc or PhD qualified, in the areas of chemistry, chemical engineering, process engineering, pharmacy or materials science
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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