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Process Scientist - Manufacturing Support

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 16/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381863A

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Process Scientist - Manufacturing Support

A Process Scientist (Manufacturing Support) is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates and will suit people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

This role will be responsible for supporting the Process Sciences Department with analysis, troubleshooting, and process validation of manufacturing bioprocesses. This is perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a front runner leading the way in the Biotech industry.


  • Perform scientific process investigations with relevant departments as required
  • Author Process Validation protocols and report activities
  • Perform product impact assessments
  • Develop and writes protocols for manufacturing support activities
  • Present findings at group and possibly at interdepartmental meetings
  • Communicate information on current process data and other IOPS initiatives which may impact process development and/or technology transfer
  • Apply statistical process control tools in monitoring the manufacturing process
  • Investigate OOS and OOL IPCs
  • Participate in process and quality risk assessments
  • Present process monitoring data to IOPS Management as necessary
  • Assist in troubleshooting activities associated with the manufacturing process
  • Support technology transfer activities as needed
  • Review and/or approves manufacturing documentation associated with the transferred process

Candidate will be required to work shift patterns to meet business needs and the production schedule as required.


  • PhD in biotechnology, biochemistry, or a relevant field with 1-2 years' experience is required
  • Other disciplines with added related experience or an MSc Statistics or related field with 3+ years relevant experience may be considered
  • cGMP experience is desirable
  • Candidates with an MSc in Biotechnology or a related field with 3+ years' relevant experience will also be considered

Skills and Competencies:

  • Applicants should be enthusiastic, driven, and willing to work as part of an ambitious but supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of excellent organisational and communication skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to prioritize in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Strong evidence of problem solving/trouble shooting ability
  • A strong capacity to investigate and explain complex technical issues
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in work practices is essential


If this position excites you and are interested in becoming a part of a leading company in the Biotech industry, do not hesitate to get in contact!

Dominic.callan at or give us a call on 01 6455254

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