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MSAT Principal Professional

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND10021
Closing Date: 17 Feb 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, a leading global pharmaceutical company, permanent opportunities exist for Global Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT) Principal Professionals.


Opportunities available are to be based within the Finished Goods Manufacturing IE (FGMIE) department, in the company's Dublin manufacturing facility and reporting to the Senior Manager.

The positions will be working cross-functionally with a high-level of autonomy.


Role responsibilities include:

  • To support the Global MSAT FGMIE Senior Manager on the Dublin site with the day-to-day running of the department and Pilot Plant.
  • To act as a Subject Matter Expert & Leader supporting the development of personnel within the department.
  • To ensure compliance with safety and GMP standards in Finished Goods Manufacturing, including in the Pilot Plant.
  • To promote interdepartmental liaison and co-operation.
  • To support development of a high-performance culture though leadership and continuous development of personnel.
  • To guide process development activities in the case of new & existing products including scale-up from pilot scale to production scale manufacture.
  • To lead complex technology transfer teams for technology transfer projects.
  • To support global business development with respect to assessments for potential acquisitions as required.
  • To evaluate proposed changes to manufacturing processes, manufacturing equipment and raw materials in relation to the impact on product quality, safety, efficacy and stability.
  • To review documentation relating to production processes, including the manufacturing section of registration documentation and new Lot Processing Records.



Desired skills & qualifications:


  • Qualified to PhD-level in a scientific discipline (eg. Pharmacy or Chemistry)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience working within GMP and a Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • A desire to develop others through coaching and mentoring.
  • An understanding of cGMP’s and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability to lead by example and have a “can do” attitude with an enthusiasm for completing work on time & in full.



If you are interested in applying for this role please call Nicola on +353 1 2784671 or email

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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