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Shire

Shire

Who We Are
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Haematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine and Hereditary Angioedema.

Our Mission
In Ireland, we have over 400 employees who come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Our Values
•We have the courage to lead the way
•We are agile and adaptable to meet the changing needs of stakeholders
•We deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders
•We fearlessly innovate to address unmet patient needs
•We do the right thing

Our Therapy Areas
In Ireland, we currently offer treatments for:
• Haemophilia
• Immunology
• Genetic diseases
• Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)
• Neuroscience
•Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine

Ireland: A Key Part of Shire’s Global Footprint
Shire’s Global HQ is based in Dublin, Ireland. We are also investing in a new state-of-the-art biologics manufacturing facility in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, currently under construction. This facility will manufacture biologic medications for Shire. It will also be the European Quality Control hub for the Shire biologics portfolio.

Our Responsibility
At Shire, we have never separated responsibility from our daily business activities, decisions and relationships. We participate in and support local Irish communities and corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of our work. Nearly 200 Dublin based employees participated in our 2017 annual global day of service. They dedicated 1,300 hours of time volunteering supporting Barretstown, Tallaght Hospital, Enable Ireland and LauraLynn.

New Roles In: • Manufacturing • Quality Assurance • Quality Control • Engineering & IT • Supply Chain Management • Environmental, Health & Safety • Process Development & Technical Services • Business Excellence • Financial Services • Human Resources

Global operations:
Dublin, Ireland- Group, Headquarters
Cambridge, MA- Innovation and commercial hub
Zug, Switzerland- Commercial hub

•23,000+ employees in 60+ countries
•40+ Marketed products available in more than 100 countries
•$15B+ Full Year 2017 Revenue
•Strong pipeline of innovative and novel therapies
•40 programs in our clinical pipeline
•70% of our clinical programs focused on rare diseases
•14 Manufacturing sites
•100 Plasma collection centers
•100+connections with patient advocacy groups
•Listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ
•Extensive manufacturing infrastructure to support therapies
•Strong commitment to running our business responsibly

 

At Shire, we’re committed to transforming the treatment of rare diseases and championing the fight against them.

 

 

Overall rating
4.7
Based on 3 employee reviews
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Shire Jobs
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Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Automation Engineer

Senior Site Sourcing Specialist

Senior Site Sourcing Specialist - Supply Chain

Senior Calibration Engineer

Senior Calibration Engineer

Communication Lead

Communications Lead - Shire Dunboyne

Master Data Lead

Master Data Lead

Site Master Scheduler

Site Master Scheduler

Warehouse Lead- Dunboyne

Strong Knowledge in the areas of global cGMP regulations (US, EU, Japan, Canada, etc.), and quality management systems for pharmaceutical, device, biologics or biotechnology operations desired.

Shire reviews
(3)

Great place to work

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Sep 2018
26/09/2018

The Best Bits

Great work life balance, great facilities and great people 

Things to improve

I don’t feel in my role anything could be improved 

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Fast paced, quick learning, rewarding, fun enviornment

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in Apr 2018
23/04/2018

The Best Bits

Everything! Excellent experience - great environment - excellent leadership team - room for growth

Things to improve

Parking could be provided as not the easiest location to reach via public transport

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Great place to work with very good work/life balance

Anonymous in Dublin City, Ireland
current employee in Mar 2017
16/03/2017

The Best Bits

Flexible working hours; generous pay; health insurance; modern office; gym

Things to improve

Need more coffee machines; needs dual monitors; better kitchen facilities - more microwaves

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