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Senior Production Technician (2 vacancies)

Fannin Ltd.

  • Dublin South
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 31/12/2012
  • Olwyn Kearns
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Senior Production Technician (2 positions)

Location: Compounding Unit, Sandyford, Dublin 18

Reporting to: Production Manager

DCC Hospital Supplies & Services (DCC HS&S):

In Ireland, DCC HS&S, through Fannin, is a leading provider of sales, marketing, distribution solutions and other services to the healthcare sector in Ireland. Established in 1829, Fannin has a remarkable heritage of service in this sector. The company has annual sales in excess of €120m and employs almost 300 people.

The business provides a broad range of products (IV pharmaceuticals, medical, surgical and laboratory) and value added services (pharmaceutical compounding, community equipment services – asset tracking, decontamination and recycling, home adaptation). 

In the last year, DCC HS&S has expanded its presence in the hospital supply sector in Britain through the acquisition of Squadron Medical Limited (Squadron), based in Chesterfield and TPS Healthcare Group Limited (TPS), based in Cumbernauld, Scotland.  Squadron specialises in the procurement and supply of medical and surgical products on a just in time basis to point of use within hospitals. These businesses provide value added distribution services to healthcare manufacturers and hospital trusts.  Squadron, TPS and Fannin are working together to accelerate the development of DCC’s Healthcare’s business in the hospital supply sector in Britain. Squadron has annual sales of approximately £40m and employs 40 people and TPS has annual sales of approximately £30m and employs 70 people.

Fannin Compounding is a subsidiary company of Fannin and Operates from a modern state of the art facility in Sandyford. The manufacturing facility operates to current EU GMP and is licensed by the Irish Medicines Board. Fannin Compounding provides a range of Aseptically Manufactured preparations including Cytotoxics, Anti-Biotics, Analgesics and TPN.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The main purpose of the job will be to provide professional support to the production and quality assurance functions. This would include:

  • Support the production supervisor in the following; planning work schedules and organising workflow, training, coaching and supporting new members of staff and ensuring requirements of EU GMP are met.
  • Production of sterile medicines using aseptic processing
  • Maintenance of requirements of EU GMP
  • Processing of orders from receipt through to dispatch
  • Participation in microbiological and physical monitoring of clean room areas
  • Participation on microbiology laboratory functions

Qualifications and Experience:

The principal skills & experience the successful candidate should demonstrate are:

  • Leaving Certificate plus Pharmaceutical Technician qualification or similar science qualification
  • Previous experience in a GMP healthcare production environment or Experience of aseptic pharmaceutical production gained in hospital or industrial setting is essential

Ref: 791868
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