Take a look inside Ireland’s Pharma plants

Due to the strict rules and regulations of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, you typically can't just take a tour of the manufacturing plants. But whether you're preparing for an interview or you're just interested to see what the inside of a pharma manufacturing plant actually looks like, we've got the next best thing... [...]

Your Pathway to a Career in Validation

Validation is a specialist career path within pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing. The purpose of this team is to create documentation and run tests to show that a manufacturing process and the equipment associated with it will produce a consistent and reliable result. Validation roles are best suited to certain types of people [...]

2018 Irish Pharma Year in Review

What Was New in 2018? Several new facilities opened across Ireland in 2018, including... Agilent On November 16th, Agilent officially opened its new purpose-built R&D extension within its Little Island, Cork site. This new facility will allow both cell analysis and biosensor development. The opening also marked the company's integration of the newly acquired biotech start-up [...]

15 Top LinkedIn Groups for CSV Professionals

Computer System Validation professionals are often part of a small team. Sometimes they're the only person with CSV responsibilities within their company. This means that networking with other professionals in similar roles can be difficult, but extremely important. LinkedIn is the "professional" social network. As such, it's a great place to start networking. There [...]

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies in Dublin

Dublin’s Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Industry at a Glance Over 7,600 people directly employed in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Manufacturing Home to manufacturing sites for 4 of the world's top 10 pharmaceutical companies More than 35 companies have manufacturing sites. Dublin consistently ranks in the top 2 counties for available Pharmaceutical and MedTech jobs in Ireland. [...]

Graduation Day 2018 (…and could you be next?)

by Gerard Creaner (President, GetReskilled)It’s a very happy day here at GetReskilled.As company President, I’m absolutely THRILLED to announce the graduation of 14 students… and share some photos from the event!On Saturday 13th October 2018 - in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin - 14 students were awarded a BSc in the Manufacture of Medicinal Products from [...]

What is a Manufacturing Technician?

Manufacturing Technicians work in a discrete manufacturing environment, run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality and document results in strict adherence to protocols.Manufacturing Technician's role is pretty broad in nature and they often use a blend of technical and mechanical skills to do their job. They work in [...]