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Technical Lead - Drug Product

12/09/2019 (12:20)
Team Horizon
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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 a 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 Ph.D. qualified, in the areas of chemistry, chemical engineering, process engineering, pharmacy or materials science
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