About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.


The Process Scientist is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our Ireland - Sligo site.


Key Responsibilities

T&SA Team Lead 

•    The Technical and Scientific Affairs (T&SA) Scientist is a problem solver that will play an integral role in the execution of new-product transfer activities such as engineering runs and process validations between Phibro manufacturing sites, along with continuous development of existing products at the Phibro Sligo Manufacturing site. 
•    Provide technical and scientific support to the Operations Department through personnel training of processes. 
•    Be involved in the development and implementation of supporting activities such as new-process and cleaning validations, including associated documentation such as batch records, cleaning protocols and reports. 
•    Continuously monitor and support manufacturing processes including leading of process optimization (preemptive) through introduction of statistically based tracking matrices and root cause investigation (reactive) as required in order to drive product improvement and quality.
•    Raise, investigate, and close out non-conformances, planned deviations and change control requests as required.
•    Where required perform sample analysis in the laboratory in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs).
•    This role will require extensive cross-functional collaboration with various departments such as Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Finance and Regulatory Affairs.
•     This role is an individual contributor role whereby the individual must be a self-starter with significant professional and academic experience in manufacturing technical and scientific affairs.  

•    A relevant third level Degree or higher qualification in a technical discipline (e.g. biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals). A master’s degree is desirable. 

•    At least 5 years’ experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry, with Operational experience of new product introductions, scale-up, validation and product support in a GMP environment.  
•    Knowledge of the processes and equipment necessary for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals (oral solid dose), parenterals and/or biologicals.
•    Experience in authoring, review and execution of process validation studies and reports is a must.
•    Experience with vaccines would be preferable particularly in the area of product development and stewardship.
•    Experience in cleaning validation is desirable. 
•    Experience in fermentation (upstream/downstream processes) is desirable.
•    Proficient in written and spoken English.  

•    Conduct work activities in compliance with Safety, Health and Welfare at Work legislation and Company policies.
•    Engage with and support Quality and Regulatory Audits 





Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: Ireland - Sligo 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00