Engineering & Electronics

Technical Specialist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41829656


PE Global is currently recruiting for a Technical Specialist on behalf of our client based in Cork. This is an initial 11 month contract role.


  • Technical Specliasts required to work within Technical Operations Centre of Excellence (CoE). The Technical Specialist will be a key team member in the Technical CoE, which provides technical expertise to a growing site with an expanding portfolio of technologies and products. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic environment with exciting career opportunities.
  • The Technical Specialist will provide technical support and expertise to the production areas to ensure the manufacture of quality pharmaceutical products in accordance with the Manufacturing Division priorities of Compliance, Supply, Strategy and Profit Plan.
  • The Technical Specialist is responsible for actively participating in the Tier process to manage technical projects and proactively manage and resolve issues before they impact the business priorities.
  • The Technical Specialist will be an active member within the cross functional CoE providing support and guidance and will strive for technical excellence to ensure the success of the CoE. The Technical Specialist will model the leadership behaviours and understand the MPS principles to drive a culture of continuous improvement building a High Performance Organisation.
  • The Technical Specialist will participate and comply with the Manufacturing Division Quality Management System (QMS) requirements, including ownership, as relevant.



  • Provide ongoing coaching and support to the cross functional team members, to share their technical knowledge and promote best practices
  • Ensure supply of high quality product by providing technical and scientific product and process support to maximise process performance (product lifecycle management, continuous process improvement initiatives, etc.)
  • Provide technical stewardship, equipment resource planning and validation schedule.
  • Ensure highest quality & compliance standards
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership within a wide range of technical projects within the CoE, such as the validation of new equipment, PPQ, new product introduction, product deletion, etc.
  • Act as a deputy for the Technical CoE Team Lead as required



  • Degree in Science or Engineering discipline (preferably MSc)
  • Desirable evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Desirable Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Desirable Project Management qualification, e.g.PMP
  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. manufacturing, quality, technical support, etc.)
  • At least five years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment with experience in a technical role in a pharmaceutical manufacturing GMP environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies, with an understanding of regulatory and validation requirements
  • Experience in product technical / scientific support
  • Experience managing and leading projects
  • Stakeholder management of multiple decision makers, colleagues, peers and cross functional teams



Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.


Please click the link below to apply, call Kellie on 0214297900 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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