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Process Development Engineer Student

Wicklow, County Wicklow
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21 Sep 2022

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Job Description


JOB TITLE: Process Development Student REPORTS TO: Process Development Engineer/Executive, Manufacturing Sciences Dept


The intern will gain experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry within the Manufacturing Sciences Group .


  • Collaborate with the process engineers , compliance executives and analysts on new product introduction (NPI) projects and process improvement projects;

  • Creation of standard procedures for continuous improvement;

  • Non-value adding (NVA) analysis and redesign of existing standard Packed Product NPI procedures;

  • Use statistical software packages in the identification and reporting of shifts, signals and trends in critical process parameters and product quality attributes;

  • Conduct production based trials and studies, including in-process testing of product and creation of associated reports;

  • Assist with project work connected with MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) for new product introductions and cost saving initiatives.

  • Preparation, review and/or execution of Risk Assessments, GMP assessments , Manufacturing Instructions, Annual Product Reviews and validation protocols / reports;

  • Contribute to Technical S tudies, Optimisation Studies, Hold Time S tudies , Process and Cleaning Validation s ;

  • Ma nagement of internal systems: requalification's, periodic reviews, sample orders, t rial material, process recipes, product samples, Investigation & Tes t Plans, 5S, sample management and C hange Records ;

  • This position presents an exciting opportunity to work in cross functional teams with departments such as Production, Engineering, Maintenance, Q uality A ssurance , Q uality C ontrol , and Supply Chain.


  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives;

  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace ;

  • Actively foster, in cooperation with other TIL staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integra l part of the overall business;

  • Ensure timely completion of all SOP, r eading, training and assessment;

  • Other duties as required and directed by the relevant Manager or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.


  • Studying towards third Level Qualification in Engineering or Science.


  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry would be preferable but not essential.


  • A self starter with initiative and good interpersonal an d analytical skills is required;

  • The applicant should also have excellent communication, report writing, time management skill s, and be highly IT proficient;

  • Attention to detail is also required to comply with the relevant industry and Company quality standards and the cGMP rules pertaining to production.


Bray, Ireland

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time
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  • Job Reference: 717421503-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Takeda Pharmaceutical
    Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Wicklow, County Wicklow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent