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CQV Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

CQV Engineer

My client a leading Pharmaceutical company now requires a CQV Engineer to join their expanding team.

The CQV Engineer will be involved in all Commissioning, Qualification and Validation (CQV) activities on site, along with equipment re-qualification requirements. Provide CQV support to locally managed capital projects that are executed on site.

The role requires a thorough understanding and experience of the validation requirements associated with a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Responsibilities of CQV Engineer

  • Support the commissioning, qualification and validation of all process equipment, facilities and utilities on site.
  • Support the management of ongoing equipment re-qualification requirements.
  • Work cross functionally to develop and deliver annual equipment re-qualification requirements.
  • Provide CAPEX team with adequate validation support at all times.
  • Review vendor documents to support commissioning and qualification requirements.
  • Completes the development, review and execution of validation plans, URSs/DQ/FATs/SATs/IQ/OQ protocols/reports.
  • Ensures validation non-conformances or deviations are minimised during execution of CQV activities. For issues that do arise ensure they are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Supervise vendors/ contractors on site during commissioning activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with current industry regulations and guidelines relating to validation.
  • Support department performance against defined KPIs.
  • As required. support the Technology Transfer initiatives for incoming new products.
  • Participate in the control of Safety and Environmental programmes.
  • Adhere to safe working practices as set out in the Safety Statement and other company safety rules.
  • Encourage actively the culture of teamwork and integration within the Engineering Services Department, and with all other Departments.
  • Participate fully in cross-functional training initiatives.
Requirements of CQV Engineer
  • At least three years validation experience (CQV or CSV) within a pharmaceutical setting.
  • Knowledge of validation practices and regulatory guidelines for a pharmaceutical facility.
  • Experience with regulatory audits, in particular representing equipment qualification type issues.
  • Experience of writing validation plans, requirements gathering, design documentation, system configuration, system testing and troubleshooting
  • Experience in writing Validation Master Plans.
  • Knowledge of 21CFR Part 11 requirements, ER/ES and data integrity guidelines
  • Knowledge of working in any of the following would be an advantage; Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing, Drug Product or Secondary Packaging.

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For more information please contact John at The RFT Group / www.rftgroup.ie / 01 2302400 or click apply below