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  • 8 Eastgate Avenue, Eastgate
  • CORK
  • Job reference number:15376562
  • Client ID:RI/PERCDFGF43
  • Posted on:10-AUG-2018
  • Location:DUBLIN SOUTH
  • Job type:CONTRACT

MBR Designer– 18 month contract

Role purpose: Responsible for the delivery of new and updated Master Batch Records for use in production.

Primary Responsibilities: Accountabilities and Decisions Rights
(specific tasks and outcomes that are expected)


• Responsible for the development, configuration and testing of Master Batch Records (MBRs) from initial to final design.
• Responsible for leading MBR development design reviews including liaising with Operations, Process Development and Quality functions
• Responsible for drafting , executing and reviewing Application Lifecycle Management test scripts and test sets for testing MBR design
• Responsible for the support and ongoing development of the Dun Laoghaire MES system in development of MBRs and improving the MES business process.
• Responsible for training of Electronic Batch Record (EBR) end-users (Supervisors, Operators, Technical/QA/Support staff)
• Responsible for production support to assist in fast Manufacturing Execution System (MES) issue resolution, including presence in the production suite and also during non-standard shifts
• Responsible for liaising with production managers, operators and other relevant personnel as part of the review and update of MBRs and during production as required.
• Responsible for the development, review and update of MES Standard Operating Procedures.
• Responsible for the preparation and management of MBR change requests and associated change request forms (and other documentation) in a timely manner by liaising with customers, System Owner etc.
• Accountable for adherence to established timelines and metrics for the change control and CAPA process.
• Responsible for any applicable equipment integration design, configuration and testing to allow MBR interaction with shop floor equipment - OSI PI, Recipe Managers - Siemens, Rockwell, Kepware OPC Server
• Responsible for resolving interface errors and stock discrepancies between ERP/MES as required.
• Liaison with MES core-team to troubleshoot and develop new ways of working
• Responsible for providing technical support where required and as directed by Operations leadership
• Other Responsibilities as deemed necessary by Executive Director Patient Supply or Manufacturing Senior Managers.

Technical Background:
• Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering, IT or the equivalent combination of experience and education
• Typically 3-5 years of MES related experience in highly regulated GMP environments

• Working knowledge of solid dosage manufacturing and packaging; parenterals in pharmaceutical/biotech industries or aseptic processing
• Knowledge of regulation requirements (including cGMP, 21CFR Part11)
• Knowledge of audit handling process
• Knowledge of Quality Systems (e.g. CCMS, EDMQ, NC/CAPA)
• Knowledge of validation processes and understanding of validation protocol generation requirements
• Knowledge of computer systems applicable to responsibilities (e.g. MES, ERP, QMTS, EDMQ)
• Practical knowledge in continuous improvement tools and methodologies

• MES experience with focus on workflow, S95 & S88 standards & integration from the control layer to ERP via MES
• Strong attention to details, including the ability to proofread documents and to accurately translate customers’ requirements into meaningful end-user instructions consistently
• Ability to interpret requirements and apply GMP and regulatory Knowledge as related to documentation
• Project Management
• Excellent organisational and communication (verbal and written) skills at all levels of the organisation
• Strong Technical writing for investigations, procedures and change controls

Please send in your Cv for the attention of Robert Carroll or contact 021 4520311 for more information

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