1+ months

Process Scientist

Grangeville, ID 83530
Please note, we may not have an active opening at this time. If your skills and experience match this position, our Talent Acquisition team will connect with you as soon as this opportunity becomes available. Please apply if you would like to be added to this pool of candidates for consideration for future vacancies.

*Due to high volume of applications we will be contacting successful candidates only.

**One Site, Multiple Opportunities!**

Are you an experienced Process Scientist looking for your next step within a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant? If so, Pfizer Grange Castle has a permanent, full-time opportunity for you!

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals Grange Castle manufacturing plant is situated on a 90-acre site in South Dublin. The site manufactures Biopharmaceuticals and Vaccines - with multiple manufacturing technologies, including; large-scale mammalian cell culture, protein purification, vaccines conjugation, and aseptic syringe filling. We are currently expanding our product portfolio and will transfer several mammalian cell culture processes into site.

**About the role**

+ You will support the technology transfer of manufacturing processes into a Multi-Product facility within Grange Castle.

+ Capture all aspects of the existing process and equipment to ensure that an equivalent process is transferred to Grange Castle

+ Knowledge of downstream unit operations including chromatography, filtration and UFDF and / or upstream unit operations including shake flask culture, scale up and production reactors and harvest operations

+ Technology Transfer, including Gap Analysis and Process Transfer Risk Assessment

+ Execute requisite process trials to facilitate transfer as required (buffer make-up & hold, resin and membrane lifetime studies, etc.) Execute water, demonstration and process validation batches

+ Define the Process Definition (Description), including Bills of Materials, Raw Materials and Consumables

+ Develop process validation protocols and lead their execution on the floor in conjunction with Operations. Generate process validation summary reports and associated filing summaries.

+ Ensure the process automation meets the requirements of the process

+ Process input to equipment specifications, including equipment sizing, specification of key components, verification documentation and process instrumentation ranges.

+ Drafting of filing submissions and assist with inspection readiness activities including preparation of playbooks.

+ Liaise with site functions - logistics, planning, QA, QC, Operations and Regulatory Affairs to support the process transfer to GC

+ Lead major process investigations as requested and support the implementation of CAPAs. Provide technical training on process and technology areas as required by the project.

**What We Offer**

Stability, Grange Castle opened its doors in 2005. We are offering a permanent position with Competitive Salary & Shift Allowance plus Bonus Schemes, Healthcare for you & your family, Pension & Share Scheme, Long term Income Protection, Life Assurance, and Option to buy additional Annual Leave days. Training & Opportunity for Career Progression. G range Castle is close to the M50/N7/N4 and offers free parking and award winning, subsidized canteen onsite.

**Our Culture**

Our Culture in Grange Castle is hugely important to us. We recognize that people are the cornerstone of Pfizer's success. We embrace career development & colleague engagement.

Our safety is at the heart of everything we do.

As a team, together we run our business so your input and expertise is essential to our success!

We run regular initiatives onsite such as Health and Wellbeing initiates Day in the Life and Kids 2 Work Day, initiates. We have a Site Culture Team and a varied sports and social club.

You must be eligible to work in Ireland for a full time/permanent position

**About you**

+ Experience working in a cell culture manufacturing process or process development environment.

+ Familiarity with the operation of cell culture (upstream or downstream) technology

+ Knowledge of technology transfer

+ Demonstrated aptitude for technical learning

+ Strong evidence of problem-solving skills

+ Strong communication skills

+ Minimum of a B.Sc., B.E. or M.Sc./M.Eng. Degree in Biosciences, Chemical Engineering or equivalent; equivalent defined as a Biotechnology or Industrial Chemistry Degree with a large element of biotechnology in the curriculum.

**If your experience and skillset match the above, what are you waiting for?**

**How to apply**

Make a difference today, all suitable candidates should apply though the link with CV provided. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

**Additional** **Detail**

+ In order to be considered for this position you need to be legally eligible to work in Ireland.

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

+ Due to high volume of applications we will be contacting successful candidates only.

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



Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-12

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