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Validation Engineer

Job description

Full-time, Permanent Opportunity 
Location - Dublin - 15 

Force Recruitment have partnered with one of the best pharmaceutical manufacturers, and they are currently recruiting for a Validation Engineer for their Dublin- 15 site. 

The company offers amazing package, with competitive salary and the added benefits, bonus and more.  

What you will be doing?  
  • Supporting the Capital Projects Team for on-site based projects for Oral Solid Dose Manufacturing, Facilities and Packaging operations. 
  • Development of the site validation strategy, validation plans, protocols and reports for all equipment and processes; incl. FATs/SATs, Product validation risk assessments, IOQs, PQs, etc.
  • Performing activities in support of the validation programme such as risk assessments, and review and assessment of development data in line with recognised standards.
  • Retrospective reviews and updates to existing validation systems or documents.
  • Liaising with Manufacturing, Packaging, Facilities Engineering and end users on the completion of risk assessment for any product line extensions, process improvements or automation projects.
  • Verifying that completed validation studies have been adequately recorded, documented and carried out, in accordance with the approved Validation Plan and Protocols.
  • Ensuring that all deviations to protocols and/or deviations to acceptance criteria are adequately controlled, documented and addressed by the Validation / Engineering Team.
  • Providing assistance and ensuring the preparation of validation protocols, process design specifications and associated documentation for equipment and systems.
  • Participating in project teams and assisting in determining project schedules and the relevance of appropriate levels of validation.
  • Control and compliance of calibration schedules and associated instruments.
  • Develop and maintain existing and future document control practices.
About your skills and experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or relevant Quality Discipline. 
  • 3-5 years' experience in the Pharmaceutical / Medical Device / Food Industry as a Validation Engineer.
  • Background in Oral Solid dose Manufacturing & Packaging would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience in cGMP, general manufacturing, facility & packaging systems would be highly advantageous.
  • Ability and proven track record of working and managing multiple departmental teams for operational and capital projects.
  • Excellent technical writing ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel within Europe (minimal travel depending on projects).