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Job Description

Validation Packaging Lead is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based client. Packaging Validation Team Lead role within the Validation Department, with a targeted focus on supporting Packaging day to day operations & projects in a dynamic environment. Flexibility & agility to support other validation workstreams as required to meet the business needs. Ability to integrate risk based validation strategies to site projects. Create and sustain a positive and energised team dynamic and environment.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for leading the development of risk-based validation strategies for the implementation of validation projects and CAPEX programs.
  • Coordinating & scheduling the execution of packaging validation activities in alignment with planning & packaging functions.
  • Oversight of the validation compliance & delivery of CAPEX programs.
  • Provision of operational support for product launches, change assessments, deviations, CAPAs, etc.
  • Business Process Owner for the automated secondary packaging validation matrix.
  • Execution of internal product transfers between lines and vial inspection systems.
  • Qualification of new components and suppliers.


  • In-depth understanding and application of validation principles, concepts, practices, and standards including the application of ASTM E2500.
  • Extensive working knowledge of equipment and systems- specifically primary and secondary packaging; serialization and aggregation systems.
  • Knowledge of blister packaging a distinct advantage.
  • Relevant experience and bachelor's degree in science or related field, MS or MBA.

Please call Mike Morrissey today for further information on 021-429 7536 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Executive / Management

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900