3 perm Production Process Operators in D15

// Full Time // €41,000
  • Production Manufacturing




Cpl are delighted to partner with a leading global pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Dublin 15, who have a global workforce of 15,000. There is an immediate recruitment drive open right now for “12 x Full Time Perm Process Manufacturing Operators”.

Base salary is 41k + 23% shift premiums and full multi-national benefits package as well as excellent career progressing in a forward thinking company.

Job Purpose
Based in the API and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Department, the job will involve a variety of processing duties in a fast moving technical environment.


Job Duties and Responsibilities of the position

Ensure compliance of manufacturing operations with relevant regulations and standards associated with cGMP including data integrity, ISO 14001, EMAS, Health & Safety Legislation and Environmental Legislation.

Timely and comprehensive reporting of all hazardous occurrences, incidents, deviations & abnormal occurrences.

Ensure compliance of manufacturing operations with all site standards, policies and procedures.  Knowledge of these standards must be kept up to date using site training programs

Ensure that the production plants are operated to optimum efficiency.

Provide input and support for continuous improvement initiatives in Manufacturing and other areas as required, includes identifying opportunity for improvements in efficiencies, operations and procedures.

Closely monitor the operation of the plant and process both in the field and from the plant control systems to ensure compliance with process requirements.

Perform all activities/operations as required and defined in the relevant documentation (e.g. SOPs, MIR).

Prepare ingredients and processing requirements for batches and load prescribed quantities to batches.

Complete inline filter change outs where required or as directed by the Team Leader/Senior Operator.

Clean the plant area and process ancillary equipment, maintaining general housekeeping at a high level.

Calibrate Manufacturing instruments in line with current procedures and as directed by the Team Leader/Senior operator.

Actively participate in training programmes and continuous improvement or other initiatives as directed by the Team Leader.

Carry out minor repairs/adjustments to plant and ancillary equipment where possible and as authorised.

Participate in the preparation and update of Manufacturing SOPs or Manufacturing related documentation as directed by the Team Leader.

Support inter manufacturing campaign cleaning and product changeovers including the completion of all associated tasks as set out in the CIR (This will include confined space vessel entries as required)

Ensure daily scheduled activities are complete, this may require unforeseen flexibility around the site core business hours.  Batches must be progressed to a safe holding point before activities are concluded.

Candidate Specification

The successful applicant must possess the following knowledge, skills, qualifications, attributes and experiences.


You will have a minimum of 2 years previous experience working in bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing or bulk  chemical is a necessity for this job (HPRA/FDA approved), with in-depth understanding of cGMP Quality systems and their implication in a manufacturing context.

Further education in a related field, preferably a Higher Cert in Pharmaceutical Science.  

A minimum of leaving cert, or equivalent, is a must.

Experience of API manufacturing, with sound knowledge of related machinery and their operations.

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and identify technical issues and follow up with corrective actions.

The ability to work in a team environment where individuals often set priorities and complete work activities with minimal supervision.

Demonstrated ability to work with short timelines and meet strict deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to write SOPs relating to the operation (ideally with proven experience of same)

OpEx/LSS certification to White Belt or above would be an advantage.


If you have 2+ years’ experience in GMP Pharma or related manufacturing and you are interested in a move, please send me your CV to shane.gleeson@cpl.ie and I’ll call you to discuss in confidence.



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Job Overview

  • JO-1909-436825
  • Shane Gleeson
  • September 5, 2019
  • €41,000
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