Chemical Engineer


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Location: Carlow

Type: Contract

Rate: Negotiable


Reference: MT5196

Updated: 20/10/2017 16:50:31

Role Summary:
•Provide process engineering services in support of the design, construction, commissioning and qualification of a Sterile Formulation and Filling Facility. The job-holder works with the Process Engineering Team to act as client owner representative to deliver integrated process engineering services to meet the Project Objectives.
•The Senior Process Engineer will manage cross functional teams to deliver a significant suite or multiple suites of related process scope.

Job Responsibilities:
•Support GES Process Lead to implement a Process Design based on the scope of Process Requirements provided by the Technology and Manufacturing owners.
•Lead cross-functional project teams to ensure project and site stakeholder inputs and requirements are clear and reflected in design deliverables.
oEnsure all project stakeholders are informed and consulted on key process suite activities and decisions.
oMonitor progress of process suite team milestones with all team members and provide status reports to project Tiers and stakeholders.
•Act as client owner representative to self-execute critical design deliverables and provide direction & oversee design progression by an Architect & Engineering design firm.
oDevelop Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, User Requirement Specifications and Equipment Specifications to ensure Process Descriptions/Needs are met.
oManage team to complete process safety deliverables including PHA (Hazops).
oEnsure Global and Carlow site engineering standards, procedures and practices are followed in the design development.
•Support GES C&Q Lead to coordinate preparation and lead FATs/C&Q field execution.
oDevelop and/or review system lifecycle documents including Criticality and Risk assessments, FAT documentation, and C&Q documentation.
oManage installation / start-up / testing of process systems through OQ completion. Interface with cross-functional team to ensure systems’ post-OQ (PQ, PPQ) readiness.
•Liaise with stakeholders, equipment vendors, business partners, and SMEs at other sites within the Manufacturing Network as required to support Project.
•On occasion, the job-holder may also undertake Project Engineering duties including:
Preparation of project related deliverables such as schedules, work plans, equipment cost tracking
Coordination of project activities between stakeholders

Education/Experience Requirements:
•Minimum qualification B.Sc. or M.Sc./ M.Eng Degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering or equivalent discipline; equivalent is defined as a Biotechnology or Industrial Chemistry Degree with basic the elements of chemical/biochemical engineering fundamentals as applied to biotechnology/bioprocessing
•Minimum of 7 years post academic process engineering experience in relevant aseptic/sterile processing design, construction & start-up environment.
•Demonstrated ability to lead / influence teams in matrix environment
•Excellent communication/presentation/organizational skills
•In depth understanding of process engineering and technologies pertinent to unit operations including Closed-Process Formulation, Depyrogenation Tunnel, Isolated Filling & Capping, Automated Parts Washing, Autoclave Sterilization, Mobile Process Vessels, Bioburden reduction/Sterile Filtration, and CIP/SIP.
•Knowledge on the application of Disposable Technologies
•Knowledge of PLC process control platforms and industry SDLC methodology

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