Pfizer Process Excellence Lead in Kildare, Newbridge, Ireland

Pfizer Newbridge is an integral part of the company's global solid oral dose network; manufacturing tablets and capsules for world markets using highly complex processes. Situated in Co. Kildare, the site has been an established leader in the supply of medicines for over twenty years and is currently expanding its portfolio. The Technical Services team is recruiting for an experienced Process Excellence Lead to work with us at this exciting time for the facility.

We support the commercial supply and technical transfer of products using a range of technologies such as Process Analytical Technologies and Advanced Process Control. We continuously improve and enhance our facility through the execution of complex projects introducing next generation manufacturing processes. These are deployed using six sigma and lean methodologies.

We have a pilot scale plant (the Technology and Innovation Centre) with the capability of carrying out development at 1kg to 50kg scale across all principle unit operations. We own the validation of the manufacturing and cleaning processes which supply all markets including the USA, EU and Asia.

We work in a fast paced environment where learning and personal development are actively encouraged. We pride ourselves on our culture of high performance team work and innovation which enables the business to deliver on its commitments.

The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Identify and implement change the business activities and step change process improvements.

  • Deliver continuous improvement projects using six sigma and lean methodologies

  • Provide technical and product input to process teams for timely issue resolution and root cause analysis as required.

  • Be recognised as having a high level of knowledge/skill in solid dosage manufacturing.

  • dentify best practices to support process improvements within Pfizer network and implement to support process robustness.

  • Training, knowledge transfer and coaching of process teams to support scientific resolution of process issues.

Qualification Requirements:

Educated to degree level in Science, Pharmacy or a related discipline

Significant experience in the Pharmaceutical industry preferably in solid oral dose manufacture

If you are interested in contributing in the manufacture of medicines which improves the lives of patients join the Newbridge Technical Services Team. C

losing date for applications is 25th July 2018.

Please note due to annual site shut down there may be a delay in contacting you re your application and we hope to be in contact early-mid August.

There is no relocation support available for this position and a valid work permit is required.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.