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Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

The Helsinn Group

Helsinn is a privately-owned pharmaceutical group with headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland, and operating subsidiaries in Ireland, USA and China. Founded in 1976, the company has become known worldwide for its unique business model focused on the licensing of innovative pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nutritional supplement products in therapeutic niche areas.  The active pharmaceutical ingredients and the finished dosage forms are manufactured at Helsinn’s cGMP facilities in Switzerland and Ireland, and supplied worldwide to its customers.

Today Helsinn is committed to advancing quality patient care through the development and commercialization of cancer supportive care treatments to benefit both patients and caregivers. Helsinn focuses R&D investments and resources on enhancing cancer supportive care, a still underserved yet important therapeutic area.

A modern Group focused on growth and development but also tied to tradition and on the values of a family business: in Helsinn more than 500 employees work not only for the health of the patient, but overall for the quality of life of the person.

Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Dublin

Helsinn Birex offers interesting and challenging careers in a team based workplace with modern facilities and opportunities for advancement. 

Overview

  • Building area 8,000 m2 on a Site area of 27.100m2
  • Oral solid dosage forms, topical forms and packaging of sterile products
  • Worldwide logistic platform
  • Solid dose development and clinical supply
  • Stability center

Helsinn Award 1

The National Workplace Wellbeing Day Award 2017

Ireland is a global center for pharmaceuticals manufacturing and supply for the top pharmaceutical companies worldwide with an excellent reputation for GMP compliance.

In 2011 investments were made to increase the analytical testing capacity on the site. Helsinn has invested more than CHF50 million in Dublin and in dedicated capacity at the sites of its strategic contract manufacturing partners to guarantee all elements of the supply chain for development and commercial products.

Recent awards :

Helsinn earned the Global CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Accreditation, an important validation of our commitment to reducing the risk of cancer amongst our employees.

Helsinn Gold standard

Awarded Bronze in the national Healthy Eating at Work Scheme


Helsinn Healthy Eating Award

In 2016 Helsinn Birex won the  RoSPA (Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents) Gold International award, the highest award possible for a new entrant. 

Helsinn Rospa Award

Overall rating
3.7
Based on 15 employee reviews
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  • Culture & people
  • Training & development
  • Work/Life balance
  • Career progression
 

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Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Jobs
(7)

Qualified Accountant

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 13/12/2018
  • Dublin

Key areas of responsibly will include Monthly Management Accounts, Annual Budgeting Process & completion/submission of Fiscal returns. Project management and coordination of same within the production environment.

Product Development Manager

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 13/12/2018
  • Dublin

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Technical Affairs The primary purpose of the Manager, Product Development is to manage all formulation/process development activities, clinical/registration programmes related to new product development at HBP

Qualified Person (Part time) 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 10/12/2018
  • Dublin

A Qualified Person is required at Helsinn Birex Pharma on a part-time basis, typically 3 days per week on a 12 month fixed term contract.

QC Analyst

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 10/12/2018
  • Dublin

Helsinn Birex seeks an experienced QC Lab Analyst for a 12 month period.

Product Development Scientist

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 10/12/2018
  • Dublin

Reporting to the Product Development Manager, the Product Development Scientist will support the development and scale up of solid oral dosage products in a new high tech development area.

Buyer/Planner

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 10/12/2018
  • Dublin

The Buyer/Planner will be responsible for planning and purchasing of materials to support internal manufacturing schedules and scheduling & ordering of externally manufactured products.

Engineering Manager

  • Not disclosed
  • Updated 10/12/2018
  • Dublin

The Engineering Manager at Helsinn Birex has responsibilities for all aspects of Utilities, Facilities, Projects, CAPEX, Automation and Site Security.

Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd. reviews
(15)

Great company to work for!

Employee in Accountancy in Dublin, Irska
former employee in 2017
19/11/2018

The Best Bits

I really enjoyed working with my colleagues. Managers truly appreciated work done, treat employees with dignity and respect. They are thinking about workers work life balance and offer subsidized meals in the canteen (healthy menu) and fitness classes on site.

Things to improve

They should hire directly, not to use recruiting agency.

About The Job

Prepare-distribute-post of sales-shipping documentation and receipts Monitor and issue customer statements-overdue reports Maintain and update customer information Complete all currency monthly bank reconciliations, petty cash administration Assist with AP function to include coding,matching,processing supplier invoices and payments

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Fun and exciting place to work, with a good work ethic!

Employee in Management in Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2007
17/10/2018

The Best Bits

When I worked here, I made some really good friends. I would have to say that I spent some of the best working years of my life here. People in management were always very approachable regarding various aspects of work, and indeed non-work related issues. Social activities were always top drawer!

Things to improve

Could have been more flexible regarding working hours.

About The Job

In-Process checks. Verifying materials in and out of manufacturing/production. Designating jobs. Justify any downtime. Liase with management, engineering and QA. Planning.

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full of fakeness 

Employee in Manufacturing in Mulhuddart, County Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2017
05/11/2018

The Best Bits

it was near home and the hours were convenient

Things to improve

funnily enough,for as long as i was an employee, there was never any hot water for hand washing when going from production to manufacturing 

About The Job

if hired, you will either be working in the manual or automated aspect of the place 

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