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Abbott Ireland

Validation Engineer

Abbott Ireland

  • Cavan
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 11/10/2017
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Abbott in Ireland In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sli...

 

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946. 

Primary Function / Goals / Objectives

  • Follow all Environmental, Health and Safety Rules and Regulations in the plant.
  • Report any current or potential hazards to your manager immediately.
  • Wear the correct Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) at all times.  Consult the appropriate SOP where required.
  • The Validation Engineer will be part of the QA Team reporting to the CAPA & Validation Manager.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the Validation Change Control System, Validation Master Plan and associated schedule and all related documentation .
  • Lead the Validation Review Board,  Responsible for ensuring all VRB members are trained in accordance to Validation Policies and Procedures.
  • Responsible for the creation of validation packages and review of all validation protocols and packages.
  • Responsible for the management of the plant consumables program.
  • Support the CAPA and Quality Metrics programme as required.
  • Food Safety Team Member conduct compliance audits and walk-downs and complete necessary follow-up reports.
  • Participate in internal audits.
  • Support all areas of QA as required, participate in plant projects as required.
  • This Job function will change where update procedures to GMP, EHS, Technical / New Equipment, Quality Procedures & SOP’s are made.
  • This list of responsibilities may change depending on plant needs and employees are expected to be adaptable and flexible were this need arises. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide direction, documentation, execution and review for plant validation activities.
  • Work closely with the CAPA and Validation Manager.
  • Provide leadership across a number of QA functions including Validation and the Plant Consumables Programme.

    Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

None

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Science, Food Science, Dairy Science or related Engineering qualifications.  Food Microbiology or Food Chemistry would be desirable however, not essential.

    Knowledge

  • It is an advantage to have knowledge on Validation and CAPA Policies or FDA regulations in relation to validation.
  • Food Engineering, thermal heat processing and fluid flow are advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Validation preferred.
  • Project Management Skills or experience with Project Management is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and very good computer literacy.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a high performance team.

Accountability / Scope

  • This function will have the responsibility to provide direction, documentation, execution and review for plant validation activities. 

     

JOB FAMILY:

Operations Quality

     

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

        

LOCATION:

Ireland > Cootehill : Dromore West

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Ie - 38.0Hst0 (Ireland)

     

TRAVEL:

No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

     

     

     

Ref: 30053810
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