JAMES LYNAM - LEVEL 8 PHARMA PROGRAMME TO VALIDATION STUDENT
Having spent many years in the Manufacturing industry across various departments I developed my passion for quality. My previous roles include Machine operator, Production operations supervisor, Injection moulding technician, Equipment maintenance Technician, Calibration specialist. lead Microelectronics failure analysis Technician, Microanalysis technician Chemical Technician I have been tool owner for a wide range of production and analytical equipment. I had the opportunity to participate and lead R&D projects and introduce new equipment to science labs. After the closure of Hewlett Packard Leixlip where I had worked for 18 years, I decided this was my opportunity to peruse a new career in the growing pharmaceutical industry by embarking on my own upskilling programme, and as a result I achieved the following qualifications: Higher cert in GMP and technology from ITT Dublin 2018, Bachelor of science in Pharmaceutical Technology TU Dublin 2019, Higher Diploma in Science (BIO) Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing from TU Dublin (through Innopharma) 2020, Innopharma Technical services practical validation training provided me with the practical experience I needed for the smooth transition to the role of Validation EngineeR. I currently enjoy working as a Validation Engineer with Innopharma technical services, my current role is with Zoetis Tullamore specialising in Equipment Validation.
In my spare time I like spending time with my family and friends, working in my garage, DIY projects, cycling and forest walks with our two dogs. My interests at the moment include current affairs, climate change and sustainable energy ideas. I prefer to holiday in Ireland but also enjoy visiting relatives abroad.