Process Engineer


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Location: Dublin

Type: Contract

Rate: Negotiable


Reference: Process En

Updated: 19/02/2018 15:41:09

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer is a crucial role within our Clients technical department to ensure the introduction of new equipment and processes and to perform technical development of existing processes. Working in a highly regulated and cGMP environment within the pharmaceutical industry the Process Engineer will report directly to the Project Manager on all aspects of the role including but not limited to; introduction of new projects, troubleshooting issues, equipment upgrade and procurement in the manufacturing and process validation activities.

This is a projects based role. The successful candidate must have strong leadership and planning qualities, be adaptable to change and be comfortable leading cross functional teams delivering to strict deadlines. Pharmaceutical process knowledge and equipment procurement and validation experience is required.

Equipment upgrade and procurement in the manufacturing and process validation activities.

Hourly rates.

At least 1- 2 years duration also you do have an opportunity to become permanent or stay on contract.


•Leading and Managing projects for the introduction of new products, equipment and processes to meet all safety, quality, regulatory and operational requirements.
•Process mapping, gap analysis/identification for new and existing pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.
•Process development (as part of technical transfer), troubleshooting and optimisation.
•Project management and co-ordination including planning, scheduling, task management and delegation, milestone planning, communication and reporting.
•Delivering projects on time and on budget.
•Managing and executing process and equipment trials and validation.
•Leading cross functional teams as part of project planning and deployment including collaboration with supporting departments such as Production/Operations, Quality, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Facilities and Engineering, Supply Chain and Finance, Project scoping and gap analysis.
•Equipment specification/design/procurement/installation and validation.

Skills required:

•Must have B.Eng in Chemical and Processing Engineering or appropriate science or engineering discipline.
•At least 3 years’ recent experience in a process engineering role in the Pharma/Biotech/Chemical industry
•Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Process understanding and experience e.g. dry blending, compression, coating, granulation (wet and dry).
•Must have a proven track record in process development, support and improvement is required.
•Experience with process technologies.
•Experience with process equipment procurement.

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