European Lead, Commissioning & Qualification

  • Dublin West
  • Permanent
  • JO-1902-64289_1551263934


European Lead, Commissioning & Qualification

We are currently sourcing a European Lead, Commissioning & Qualification to join our global Engineering team. In this role you will be responsible for setting directions, providing guidance and managing the global commissioning and qualification (C&Q) program for the European (Ireland, Germany & Italy) and Singapore regions.

You will collaborate with the R&D and manufacturing site leadership, and Site Quality teams to drive optimum and standardized C&Q approach across the European network while leading and providing directions and validation strategy for key capital projects in the European region. In addition, you will benchmark with other bio-pharma companies to continue to enhance the overall C&Q program for achieving optimal program outcome

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate closely with the C&Q Manager in US to set Vision and Strategy for the corporate C&Q program.
  • Implement corporate C&Q strategies.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement ideas to enhance the program.
  • Assist in development and plan for C&Q budget/estimates and other financial planning.
  • Provide leadership and oversight on C&Q for all European sites.

Education & Experience:

  • B.S degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • Masters Degree in Engineering or MBA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Pharmaceutical/bio-pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in leading C&Q programs, and experience with interfacing Regulatory/Quality or auditors
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with supervisory, project management and budget management are required
  • Leadership of other technical professionals and experience in leading cross-functional teams with results-orientation. Skilled in the strategy development, initiation, selection, coordination and management of projects and have ability to solve unique problems.
  • Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting devices, biologics and pharma products. Strong working knowledge of ICH, ISO, US CFR and EU regulations.
  • Knowledgeable with latest industry standards and guidelines on C&Q, including ISPE/ASTM
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Strong negotiation skills

Primary Location: Ireland-Leinster-Santry
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Organization: Operations

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