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Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 97437
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

Process Engineer - Contract

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Process Engineer for their site on a contract basis.


As a key member of the Chemical Production Engineering Department work closely with operations and quality personnel to gain a full understanding of the portfolio of the products and manufacturing equipment and to optimize both to ensure reliable supply from the site.
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities and participating in cross functional teams. Drives continuous improvement initiatives across the plant in areas of Quality, Safety, Cost and People.
  • Development of solutions to particular production related problems from general operations to control systems, engineering restrictions, environmental issues, incorrect design and development of particular requirements.
  • Lead / Support trouble-shooting activities and provide sustainable solutions for root cause processing problems.
  • Effectively use the site business processes to support production e.g. change control, deviations, 6 sigma method investigations, etc.
  • Support New Process Introduction to existing facilities.
  • Actively look for new technologies to improve processes in line with business requirements.
  • Designs experiments and capability studies for existing process trains with the aim of improving efficiencies.
  • Provide technical support for Capital engineering projects.
  • Lead/participate in rigorous technical risk assessments for plant changes/product introduction. Provides support to the incident investigation for the EHS function.
  • Executes process development/transfer activities utilizing DOE and other statistical processing engineering methodologies including resulting in sound scientific reports.
  • Provide training to the Operations team personnel as necessary.
  • With the site engineering function generates capital equipment appropriations required for new process equipment implementation.
  • Ensure all engineering changes made have safety and quality considerations as core attributes.
  • Ensures comprehensive follow up and corrective/ preventive actions are in place for Quality and Safety deviations.
  • Participation in internal and regulatory audits.
  • Initiates and documents change controls as appropriate.
  • Participation in company based and international cross functional teams.

Minimum Requirements

Third level engineering qualification with 2 years’ experience in the Chemical / Pharmaceutical sector.

For further information on this Process Engineer role in Cork please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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