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Production Support Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Scientific
  • Date posted: 19/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375970A

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Production Support Specialist


Reporting to the Operations Manager or designate, the Production Support Specialist has a key role to play within the Production team.


  • Representing Production in New Product / Process Introduction activities.
  • Acting as Change Control Co-ordinator for Production.
  • Undertaking investigations of process deviations and implementing process improvements.
  • Providing MES Support and acting as Production EBR editor on MES.
  • Facilitating OpEx activities including A3 problem solving, team coaching and development.
  • Overseeing and managing Production and process trials.
  • Actively participating and contributing to multi-disciplinary project team work.


  • A minimum of 2 years' experience of working in a cGMP Pharmaceutical environment.
  • A 3rd level degree in a relevant Engineering or Science related discipline (preferably chemistry based)
  • Excellent PC skills with proficiency in MES and SAP (or similar ERP system).
  • Experience in completing Continuous Improvement initiatives - ideally with 6Sigma Green Belt or similar background.
  • Experience and/or demonstrated competencies in conducting investigations, problem solving , report writing, statistical analysis and project management - combined with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work in cross-functional team environments, as well as independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • The ability to be self-driven and working on own initiative but also be a team player
  • Will be proactive and flexible.
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