Danielle Power, QC Team Lead at EirGen Pharma tells why she likes working at EirGen and how her career has progressed since she graduated from WIT
A WIT pharamceutical science graduate Danielle Power is featured in an EirGen Pharma video highlighting roles in the pharmaceutical industry.
Danielle explains how her main responsibility is to schedule and co-ordinate the testing that is required for Eirgen’s products to go on the market and be 100% effective and safe for the consumer.
She also discusses how the number of women in senior positions in EirGen Pharma has motivated her to progress her career in the pharmaceutical industry.
View the EirGen video to get the full story
EirGen Pharma is Ireland’s 2017 Pharma company of the year (SME) and employs 250 people at its two site state of art campus in Waterford. EirGen Pharma is a subsidiary of OPKO Health Inc. and was established in 2005. The company is involved in the research, development, production and supply of various pharmaceutical products globally, including those required for cancer treatment.
It runs a Graduate Programme through which it offers permanent roles to ambitious, bright graduates to join its teams in the areas of:
Quality Assurance (releasing the manufacturing batches from our production areas)
Microbiology (brand new microbiology laboratory)
Technical Services (drug method development and transfers from our other sites)
Quality Control (laboratory based chemists testing and developing our drugs)
EirGen's graduate programme is a two year programme with a structured training plan, career path and salary increases that are competitive and attractive. Participants have dedicated trainers and mentors.