Job Title

Validation Engineer Limerick


The Role

  • Validation Engineer
  • Limerick – Some remote flexibility but onsite work will be required as per business needs, so you need to be available for this as required
  • Contractor opportunity
  • Early and Late Shift Pattern will be required – No Night Shifts

Role Brief

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring conformance to quality systems, liaising with various departments, giving guidance, reviewing documentation, and ensuring the company validation policies & procedures are being adhered to.

The role will be focused on working with a new “Kneat” Validation software system to ensure all validation activities are carried out as per the required standards and logged as per the system requirements.

The roles focus will be a laser install project and camera and vision systems upgrade.

Skills Brief

  • Managing & coordinating the preparation, review & issuing of Validation protocols & reports
  • Managing & coordinating validation documentation (risk assessments, traceability matrices, validation reports)
  • Creating validation test plans and making amendments where appropriate
  • Validating an assigned set of equipment in conjunction with the automation engineering team
  • Using the “Kneat” Validation software system as per the company guidelines – Training will be provided on this system and experience is not essential
  • Validation Experience
    • Generation of Validation Protocols/Reports
    • Fundamentals of Validation
      • DQ – Design Qualification, IQ – Installation Qualification, OQ – Operational Qualification, PQ – Performance Qualification, PV – Process Validation, CV – Cleaning Validation
    • Experience with FUE – Facilities, Utilities and Equipment Qualifications
    • Strong equipment side Validation experience
    • Executing of Protocols
  • cGDP, cGMP experience
  • Problem Solving skills
  • FMEA Risk Assessments experience
  • Electronic Records, Electronic Signatures knowledge and experience

Person Brief

Candidates must have a relevant science or engineering tertiary qualification with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the medical devices, pharmaceutical or life sciences industry with strong experience in Equipment & Process Validation. The ideal candidate will have excellent collaboration and communication skills, with a demonstrated understanding of manufacturing processes and related process equipment. In addition to this, strong attention to detail and an excellent understanding of validation concepts and documentation is required.

The candidate should be based in Ireland and able to commute onsite as required. Remote working will be a part of the role but you must be able to be onsite as required and this will not always be pre planned and scheduled in advance.

Opportunity Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation and benefits package, which rewards high performers.

Company Brief

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets.

Over the past 19 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Leinster and Florida USA.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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