Robert McMahon is a Bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing professional specializing in drug substance & drug product processing. He is currently the Technical Services Manager at Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Previous positions include Senior Process Engineer at Alexion Pharmaceuticals as well as Process Engineer at MSD Carlow. His responsibilities include coordination and oversight of all technical transfer activities to facilitate operational objectives; as well as interfacing with Quality Operations to ensure compliance with internal and global regulatory requirements.
As Technical Services Manager, Roberts project experience includes the complete lifecycle approach from project conceptualization, design, construction, start-up and qualification through into operation. His specialist areas include technical transfer, process design, barrier isolator systems, disposable technology, sterile filling of vials & syringes, commissioning and qualification. He holds a MEng. in Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering& Science from University College Cork, a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology. He is a certified project manager professional (PMP®) through the Irish Management Institute (IMI).