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Quality Assurance-Senior Specialist Job

MSD Ireland

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   » Permanent full-time
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Requisition ID: QUA006974



Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire?

Join MSD and shape the future of biotech in Ireland


At MSD Ireland, we are committed to ?Inventing for Life? in all that we do, pushing the boundaries of science to discover new medicines that treat the world?s most significant health challenges and benefit patients globally.

As one of the world?s leading healthcare companies, we are committed to making a difference. We are now looking for a Senior Specialist in Quality Assurance to play a pivotal function in the development of our new world-class biotechnology facility in Dublin where they will have the opportunity to help shape the future of biotech in Ireland and play a significant function in the next chapter of our invention and discovery story.


Dublin, Ireland has been chosen for MSD?s first ever Large-Scale Mammalian-located Drug Substance Facility. This facility will be a significant supplier of drug substance for one of MSD?s key treatments and will also be critical in the future supply of new biotechnology products to our global network.

Construction on this exciting new facility will commence immediately and this is a unique opportunity for the right person to shape, create, build and grow the Quality Assurance strategy of MSD Biotech, Dublin which will support the manufacture of MSD?s biologics-located medicines, including in the area of immuno-oncology.

As one of the inaugural Quality hires in the core project leadership abilities team, the Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist?s function will be essential in ensuring efficient and effective compliant design, construction, qualification, approval and operation of the new state-of-the-art facility during the initial project phase. The Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will take a lead on utilising the latest innovations in technology and automation to create a workplace of the future.

THE function

There are a number of different QA functions for which we will be recruiting ? in the areas of Automation, Specialist Projects and Quality Systems. These exciting functions will involve steering the entire development of the facility?s Quality Assurance strategy, ensuring the processes conform to MSD?s policies and comply with cGMPs, Health Agency regulations and all other applicable governing regulations, with the mission and ambition to manufacture breakthrough medicines from Ireland for patients around the world.

Close collaboration with high performance talent from MSD?s global team and the biotechnology industry to develop and execute multiple Quality Assurance systems and processes will be key, and the prosperous candidate will inspire his/her team to build the future of MSD biologics through a Quality culture that delivers unconstrained supply, that is Right First Time to patients worldwide.

Providing training and guidance on the interpretation and implementation of MSD policies and regulatory requirements will also be key priorities for the Senior Specialist. all over the development of the new facility, the prosperous candidate will focus on automation, commissioning, and/or quality system build.

With energy and enthusiasm, the Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will:

a) maintain cGMPs for assigned areas within the capital project of designing, building, commissioning and qualifying a bulk Drug substance mAb facility;
b) inspire and motivate his / her team to uphold a high performance culture that drives Quality Assurance excellence;
c) shape and instigate an innovative Quality Assurance strategy with the support of the new facility?s cross functional team of experts.


this function requires a seasoned Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist with a minimum of 7 years? practice in Quality Control, Quality Assurance or Pharmaceutical, Vaccine or Biological Operations, or Technical Operations.

A self-starter and results-focussed, the Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will have strong contemporary expertise of significant cGMPs, regulations and current industry trends.

Demonstrating quality interpersonal expertise, he/she will communicate effectively with their team, and through decisive decision making, contribute to the organisation?s overall capcapability to thrive and grow. To ensure deliverables are met, the Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will embrace accountcapability and responsibility, balance flexibility and endurance in the achievement of set targets, and confidently tend to stakeholder relationships of all-kinds.

With a Bachelor?s degree (or higher) in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Automation, Engineering or in a significant discipline, the Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will also ideally have a proven track record in delivering excellence. The Quality Assurance - Senior Specialist will also show ambition and drive to develop and advance their career within MSD.


MSD Ireland is one of the country?s leading healthcare companies, having first established here over 50 years ago.

we At Presentemploy over 1,700 employees, across four sites in Ballydine, Co. Tipperary, Brinny, Co. Cork, Carlow and Dublin and, in addition, operate substantial Human Health and Animal Health businesses.

To date, we have invested $2.5 billion in our Irish operations and currently our Irish sites manufacture approximately half of MSD?s top twenty products, saving and enhancing lives in over sixty countries around the world.

With almost 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, you will be joining one of the world?s largest pharmaceutical companies.

So, if you are ready to:

INVENT solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs

IMPACT the future by driving MSD?s position as one of the world?s leading healthcare companies

INSPIRE your team to reach their full potential and push the boundaries of science and technology

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