Biologics Technician

Posted 04/06/2024 by Team Horizon

Mayo County

Team Horizon is seeking a Biologics Technician for our client based in Mayo. The Biologic’s Technician will produce biologics product material as per organizational needs in line with all relevant compliance materials. This person will work as a team member to support biologics operations in pharma operations in line with all safety, regulatory and organizational requirements.

Why you should apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class manufacturing operation, with an outstanding track record of reliably delivering high-quality medicines to patients around the world suffering serious illnesses.
  • There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.
  • Our client is developing the capability to produce all its medicines, helping to ensure continuity of supply of our medicines as they expand internationally.

What you will be doing:

  • To be assigned to the daily production operations operating different equipment.
  • Documentation of all activities in line with cGMP requirements.
  • Efficiently operate all biologics processes minimizing material loss.
  • Operate Fill Line, Autoclave, Equipment Washer, Headspace Analyzer, Bioreactors, Chromatography Columns, Filtration Systems, Equipment Cleaning and Sterilization, Equipment Pressure Tests, Equipment/Filters Integrity Tests, Water Baths, Isolators and Lyophiliser, Headspace Analyser, as applicable.
  • Perform the sanitation and cleaning of all relevant equipment and areas
  • Perform final product visual inspection and product intermediary packaging, as applicable.
  • Assemble and inspect equipment in the manufacturing area to confirm its operational status and perform all in process testing methods.
  • Monitor process alarms.
  • Material receipt from warehouse, verifying all pertinent documentation and the transfer of final material to warehouse inventory.
  • Perform process tests and participate in qualification and validation activities as required.
  • Diagnose and resolve events or exceptions of production equipment and processes. 
  • Disposal of domestic, biomedical, and hazardous waste from their respective area as applicable, ensuring compliance with regulations following the procedures and policies of the plant, division, and the corporation.
  • Keep detailed records, manual or electronic, of the operations carried out during the work shift.
  • Active Participation in Factory Acceptance testing, Site Acceptance Testing, and commissioning and qualification of equipment.
  • Ensure successful external inspections, and Division and Corporate audits.
  • Active participant in the development of batch records and electronic batch records for the site. 

What you need to apply:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • 1 year in Batch processing operations in an FDA/ HPRA regulated industry is highly desirable. 
  • A good knowledge of cGMP and regulatory requirements relating to the biologics/pharmaceutical industry is desirable.     
  • Experience of operating in a highly automated environment and safe handling of dangerous chemicals is highly desirable. 
  • Possessing aseptic techniques and sterile fill experience is a distinct advantage for operators assigned to Fill Finish.

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