Packaging Technician Cork

Job Overview

A relevant third level qualification is preferred but not essential with up to 2 years GMP pharma/biopharma packaging experience.

What's in it for you?

  • Attractive salary with a range of benefits which include a Bonus Scheme, Health Insurance, Pension etc.
  • Days role: Family friendly hours where possible to enable employees to balance the demands of home and work. Early finish on a Friday.
  • In-depth training provided with career development opportunities
  • Active sports and social
  • A positive and friendly working environment in a state of the art facility!

Key Responsibilities

  1. Execute all operations activities in a safe manner and in strict accordance to SOPs, cGMP regulations and site Quality standards. Demonstrate commitment to a high level of safety awareness within the packaging operations team.
  2. To ensure that all documentation is carried out on time, is accurate and legible and conforms to the relevant quality standards.
  3. Detailed batch record keeping which is accurate, complete, legible & in accordance with cGMP requirements.
  4. Identify issues on the line and alert the Packaging Equipment Technician.
  5. Lead and support the investigation and resolution of process investigations.
  6. Provide support to the Packaging Equipment Technician to help resolve issues on the line as required.
  7. Carry out transactions on ERP system as required.
  8. Ensure the Packaging area is Inspection Ready at all times and participate in regulatory inspections.
  9. Assist with writing, review and revision of packaging documentation as necessary. (E.g. batch records, standard operating procedures, etc.).
  10. Proactively support continuous improvement and Lean initiatives within the packaging suite.
  11. Build understanding and follow GMP related quality standards of relevant packaging, label authoring, printing, inspecting and logistics environments.
  12. Become familiar with understanding the internal and external regulatory environment pertinent to clinical trials and pharmaceutical development and support internal audits and regulatory inspections.
  13. Identify any opportunities for improvement of quality and service and work with the team to implement continuous improvement

Key Requirements

  1. Any third level qualification preferred
  2. Up to 2 years experience of working in a Packaging Technician role within a GMP pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical environment.
  3. Understanding working in line with GMP supporting the processes and documentation
  4. Foundational experience of constructing clinical trial kits and maintaining blinding integrity, regulatory processes associated with conducting clinical trials preferred.
  5. Ability to quickly learn new processes.
  6. Ability to work using fully electronic media, including MS Office and ERP.
  7. Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbally and to form strong working relationships with colleagues.
  8. Good attention to detail and time management skills.
  9. Ability to switch priorities at short notice is desired.
  10. Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.
  11. Passionate about quality and customer service.

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