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Project Lead Sterility Assurance

  • Job reference: 930579
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Project Management
  • Date posted: 23/03/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Project Lead-Sterility Assurance for our Multinational Medical Devices client based in the Cork area on an initial 12-month contract.

Job Purpose

This is a Project leadership role to manage the Sterilization Business Continuity project for the implementation of sterilization continuity for the products required to meet customer demand.
As Project Leader, interacting with the Regulatory, Engineering, Quality, Operations, HSE and Design teams in the UK and Ireland to develop sterilization continuity.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Develop and execute detailed project plans in a manner that inspires team members
  • To cultivate external relationships and forge internal collaboration across all levels of the enterprise
  • Manage timelines and budgets to successfully deliver the project
  • Manage expectations with equipment and facilities vendors in order to manage their delivery to agreed contracts
  • Use FPX to co-ordinate the cross-functional project team members to achieve their targets
  • Collaborate with the Foundry Virtual team and ensure alignment with both Foundry's on the equipment being purchased and the process development
  • Interact with Regulatory, Supply Chain, Planners, Quality, contract facilities & EHS as required and ensure alignment to company standards
  • Manage stakeholders on site and globally and communicate project updates as required
  • Guide team members in regard to commissioning approach for equipment

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or a related discipline with 5 years' experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a medical device or equivalent regulated environment
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering projects
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, with focus on Quality, Delivery and Cost
  • Excellent Planning & Organisational Skills


  • Project Management Qualification
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes
  • Certified Six Sigma qualifications
  • Validation experience
  • Application of gamma, X-Ray and Ethylene Oxide sterilization methodology

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For more information on this role, call Daniel Ryan on +353868140295 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities using the reference number: 930579

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