Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Materials Technical Specialist – Dublin West

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Dublin West
  • 41967807

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Materials Technical Specialist for a leading multi-national Biotech client based in Dublin West.

This is an initial 12-month contract position.



  • Acting as technical SME to support the selection and introduction of critical raw materials and single use components
  • Providing technical leadership for material/component related issues, complaints, and investigations
  • Liaising with Vendors to ensure they conduct adequate investigations and implement appropriate corrective actions when issues are identified
  • To support the introduction of new raw materials and consumables through the generation of materials lists, Bills of Materials, material specifications and outline testing requirements
  • To work closely with colleagues in Quality, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations to ensure availability and release of materials to meet technology transfer and routine manufacturing timelines
  • Lead any key process changes using change control system
  • Adherence to highest standards for Compliance (Quality and Safety), implement corporate standards and liaise effectively with global groups and provide technical support during audits
  • Ensure compliance with site EHS policy, cGMP and other business regulations and participate in risk assessments, audits, and incident investigations
  • To serve as a subject-matter expert (SME) on NMI and process support during regulatory agency inspections



  • Sc. in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry or equivalent, or B.Eng. Process or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience in Technical Services / Process Development / Manufacturing in a biological bulk drug substance manufacturing organization
  • Technical and operational knowledge of multiple unit operations in drug substance manufacturing.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cGMP requirements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Good interpersonal skills coupled with demonstrated ability to effectively work in a matrix organization, and in local group settings
  • Ability to present and defend technical and scientific approaches in both written and verbal form
  • Ability to drive for results independently and adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • Experience of Technology Transfer activities is advantageous
  • Detail orientated
  • Technical writing competency

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Seán on +353 21 4297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV to 

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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