Technical Service Specialist – Downstream

Posted on: 15/07/2019
Ref: VAC-17443
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Dublin
  • Industry: Bioprocess
  • Discipline: Biologics Process Technical Specialist
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 23 weeks+


Job Description

LSC have an exciting contract opportunity for a Technical Service Specialist – Downstream to join a biopharmaceutical company in Dublin focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products.

If you have minimum 5 years’ experience in Technical Services / Process Development / Manufacturing Support in a biological bulk drug substance manufacturing organization and are ready for your next challenge, this could be the perfect project for you!

o Working knowledge of typical chromatography and filtration unit operations and functional purpose, cause and effect, in-process tests, and mass balance principles.
o To author and review process transfer documentation, gap assessments, technical protocols and reports, including process validation documentation & strategy documents.
o To identify requirements for laboratory studies to support process fit, decisions or process transfer, and to liaise closely with Global Process Development to input to the design/execution of studies.
o To support the introduction of new raw materials and consumables through the generation of materials lists, Bills of Materials, material specifications and outline testing requirements.
o To work closely with colleagues in Quality, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations to ensure availability and release of materials to meet technology transfer and routine manufacturing timelines.
o To identify and implement process and continual improvements; e.g. yield, cycle time reduction etc.

o Minimum requirement would be B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry or equivalent, or B.Eng. Process or Chemical Engineering. A higher degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) would be an advantage
o Minimum 5 years’ experience in Technical Services / Process Development / Manufacturing Support in a biological bulk drug substance manufacturing organization.
o Technical and operational knowledge of multiple unit operations in downstream protein purification processing (chromatography, filtration, TFF).

Note: Are you currently eligible to work in Ireland? As this is a contract opportunity you will need to hold a Stamp 1G/Stamp 4 visa to apply!

To apply submit your CV this advert or contact Ciaran Murphy at LSC on 021-4777329 if you have more questions about this Technical Service Specialist – Downstream opportunity!

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