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Lilly Ongoing Interest – Talent in Quality Assurance in Kinsale, Ireland

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Owing to the continuous growth of our Eli Lilly, Kinsale facility in both the Large Molecule/Biologics space as well as Small Molecule/Pharmaceutical we are always open to and eager for talented individuals to join our team(s) and contribute to our goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding career and feel you meet the requirements listed below we would love to consider you for a role at Eli Lilly, Kinsale.

QA Representative for Production Support, Analytical, Engineering, IT and/or Automation.

Main Purpose and Objectives of Position:

  • Provide Quality leadership, direction, and governance for the specific areas of responsibility.

  • Manage quality-related matters specific to area of responsibility.

  • Responsible for approving appropriate quality-related documents.

  • Carry out day-to-day activities in compliance with site safety policies and procedures. Promote and encourage safe practices & promptly report any safety concerns.

  • Perform ongoing monitoring that includes - monitoring of quality systems, production area time on floor audits, verification of the effective implementation of key GMP programs and review of systems that impact product quality to ensure that they operate in a state of control.

  • Provide QA ownership for products manufactured in area of responsibility.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to operations personnel and to other QA reps on appropriate risk management to provide appropriate and timely solutions to compliance in a business focused fashion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and approval of other key GMP documents such as GMP standard operating procedures, raw material specifications, sampling protocols, master formulas, process flow documents.

  • Review and approval of change controls, observations/ deviations, failure investigations, suspect analytical results, product quality complaints, stability studies and reports associated with the manufactured batches.

  • Review and approval of GMP documents associated with qualification and validation including IQ/OQ/PQ & validation documents for facility, equipment, computer systems, GMP utilities, analytical methods, and processes, stability data, sampling protocols and Annual Product Reviews.

  • Re-identification, re-evaluation & disposition of raw materials, intermediates and packaging components used in the manufacture of relevant pharmaceutical products where necessary.

  • Batch disposition, including approval of batch records, for API and Intermediate batches & approval of CoA’s.

  • Evaluation and contribution of regulatory information to regulatory documents

  • Monitoring of GMP compliance, GMP programs including data integrity and systems by ensuring a regular presence the area of responsibility

  • Participation in the Site Self-Inspection program and audit of production, systems and service areas for compliance with Product Quality Systems, policies, guidelines and procedures.

  • Reports and escalates critical quality issues to the appropriate level of quality management for final resolution.

Educational Requirements

  • BSc, MSc, or PhD in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering, Quality, or related discipline, with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

Key Attributes

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Experience working in cross functional teams and proven ability in decision making.

  • Demonstrates ability in critical thinking, data analysis, problem solving and experience in root cause analysis.

  • Strong organisational skills, including ability to follow assignments through to completion.

  • Understanding of Data Integrity and its applications

  • Self-motivated, positive and ability to work under pressure.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to meet business needs.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).

  • Demonstrates a continuous improvement mind-set.

  • Demonstrated initiative – able to work proactively without direct supervision, continuous improvement mind-set.

Roles may be offered on either a permanent or fixed duration Lilly contract basis and can be discussed further at the early stages of the interview process.

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