Validation Engineering Team Leader

King's Lynn, Norfolk
£40,000 to £46,000 – dependent on experience
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to use your validation engineering experience to help shape the Engineering functions long term strategy?

Do you have working knowledge of ISO13485, GAMP, EU and FDA Guidelines?

Are you a proven people manager – able to build, develop, coach and mentor a new enthusiastic validation engineering team?

The Engineering team at Bespak is evolving and 2018 will see the introduction of a number of new roles that will support our ambitious growth plans and ensure that we continue to achieve our goals of being a supplier of choice to our customers and creating a great place to work for our people.

As Validation Engineering Team Leader you will lead the validation engineering team to meet customer requirements and standards and contribute to developing long term strategy and planning for new technologies, processes and training.

What does great performance look like in this role?

• You have developed an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team
• Bespak’s validation resource requirements are met as you provide full resource management of the validation engineering team
• You manage protocol generation, execution support, data analysis, report generation and approval for validation engineering activities
• Lead, review and approve qualification documentation on behalf of the validation engineering department
• Generate and maintain Validation engineering standard operating procedures and support the generation and maintenance of Validation Master Plans
• You apply specialist engineering knowledge to resolve relatively complex problems. This can involve undertaking research, weighing up the facts and drawing well founded conclusions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel that they can be their real and authentic selves whilst being treated with dignity and respect. We are always happy to explore flexible working and we are a proud member of the disability confident employer scheme. In short we are an equal opportunity employer who will review your application based solely on your skills, experience & potential.

What we offer you

Click here to view our careers guide to learn more about our benefits, training and working environment here at Bespak

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer.

We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our colleagues including 28 days holiday plus statutory holidays, 8% employer contribution to pension scheme, private medical insurance, group life assurance, employee share schemes and an active well-being programme.

Great locations as well as a positive, people-focused culture with charity and social activities a part of everyday life. It all contributes to creating a working environment which is friendly, supportive and nurturing.

About Bespak

Millions of patients all over the world rely on what we do

We are a global market leader in the development and manufacture of drug delivery devices. We provide pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services.

Bespak is the name behind some of the most widely used and trusted inhalation devices in the world. Every second over 1,000 people use one of our devices to help them breathe. And it is our 800 colleagues based in King’s Lynn, Milton Keynes, Nelson and Cambridge who ensure that this doesn’t change. These teams ensure that we continue to manufacture around 560 million devices each year while still developing new and innovative drug delivery systems.

Our values

Integrity > Respect > Team Work > Results Driven > Customer Focus

The culture at Bespak is driven by five core values. Integrity drives mutual Respect. Integrity and Respect are the basis for Team Work. Integrity, Respect and Team Work promote a Results Driven and Customer Focused culture.


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