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SimoTech require a Technical Writer for a Pharmaceutical project based in Dublin. Candidates must have at least 2-3 years’ experience in in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or life sciences industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, review and update Manufacturing, Inspection and Engineering Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for the timely development of protocols for execution in Manufacturing & Inspection in support of change controls, nonconformances & troubleshooting investigations with support from relevant SMEs to be delivered against tight deadlines.
  • Work with Manufacturing/Inspection/Engineering to ensure documentation changes are carried out in an effective and timely manner.
  • Will be involved in numerous projects as part of continuous process improvement and / or troubleshooting.
  • Take ownership of change controls for Manufacturing/Inspection/Engineering issuance and updates of paper batch records in line with production schedule.
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance to ensure that GMP standards are maintained in line with current OS. Support in ensuring document turnaround times are kept to a minimum.
  • Provide technical and clerical support to the Manufacturing, Inspection & Engineering teams in the preparation of documentation, collation of data and tracking of SOPs.
  • The technical writer will take ownership of all relevant Level 1 non-conformances.
  • Update design documents and Business builds.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in Chemistry/Microbiology/Engineering/Validation gained within a biotech, pharma or health care organisation will be beneficial to the candidate.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in drafting various equipment protocols & test cases.
  • Significant technical writer experience is necessary and a full understanding of how to author a document in line with validation requirements is also required.
  • Any prior experience in a Fill / Finish facility is ideal, or experience in other Life Sciences industries will suffice.
  • The equipment involved in relevant projects includes Formulation / Fillers / Freeze Dryer / Inspection Systems / Packaging Lines. Any previous experience of some or all of these would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of firewall rules and industrial communication is beneficial.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.

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