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Production Technologist - Bray

Wicklow, Ireland


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Production Technologist - Bray

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Job ID R0011285 Date posted 05/04/2021 Location Wicklow, Ireland

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Job Description


This brief demands a commitment to the Production effort, i.e., the production of finished pharmaceutical products of the required quality.


Quality /Safety/5S:

  • Compliance with TIL quality standards and cGMP pertaining to Production.
  • Manufacture of product in strict compliance with procedures and batch manufacturing records (BMR’s), incorporating cGMP and safety procedures.
  • Accurate and timely completion of all relevant checks as per Electronic Batch Records and ancillary paper documents.
  • Maintain an awareness of the focus areas for bGMP to ensure the correct attitudes and behaviors towards GMP are maintained within your work centre.
  • Generation of relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Manufacturing Batch Records as required
  • Maintain your work place to a high degree of GMP adherence with particular attention to the company 5S program.
  • Ensure all relevant equipment and in-process test equipment is in calibration.
  • Strict compliance with all safety procedures including the reporting of all accidents / near misses.
  • Full cooperation with all onsite safety initiatives.

Performance & Continuous Improvement

  • Maintain a flexible approach to the daily tasks assigned to you within your work centre.
  • Achievement of the Key Performance Indicator targets.
  • Strong willingness to learn / apply new tools / techniques.
  • Practical application of Lean Tools; SMED, RCA, Kaizen, FMEA & 5S.
  • Actively participate in the achievement of the relevant KPI’s for your work centre as outlined in the Continuous Improvement Program
  • Employee participation in cross functional training
  • Active participation in performance dialogues.


  • Manufacture/Packaging of product according to the production schedule and GMP.
  • Ensure that adequate stock levels of production consumables for selected work-centre(s) are maintained at all times
  • Work closely with engineering to ensure the timely resolution of downtime issues so as to maximize the productivity of your assigned work centre.
  • Active participation in addressing processing/packaging issues in conjunction with other departments as required.
  • Carry out visual inspection of finished product in the packaging/processing areas as required.


  • Strict adherence to all company policies with particular focus on all Leave, Employment & Employee Benefits policies.


  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.
  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace.
  • Actively foster, in cooperation with other TIL staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business. Ensure that Accident Reports / Near Miss Forms are completed in a timely manner after an event.
  • Ensure timely completion of all SOP, reading, training and assessment.
  • Other duties as required and directed by the Manager, Production or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.


  • Leaving Certificate qualification or equivalent   


  • Minimum of 1 year previous experience in a Pharmaceutical Environment preferable.
  • A third level science qualification (Cert./Diploma) would be an advantage.


  • Basic PC literacy essential
  • Good interpersonal / communications skills
  • Willingness to learn / apply new tools / techniques essential


Bray, Ireland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0011285
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