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Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 86867
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Bimi Felix
Telephone: 091730022

Project Engineer

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

  • Perform Project management tasks for small to medium scale projects involving either new or existing equipment in a SM API Facility. The candidate will be required to either individually or by leading a team manage the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure of equipment / process related projects in a SM API Facility
  • Develop the scope and prepare budgets for capital projects to support business requirements.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules (with project team members) and ensure set project milestones are achieved
  • Management of all aspects of the project and the interaction with the various site stakeholders, Operations /Maintenance/ Quality Assurance
  • Utilise Project Management tools (i.e. URS, Microsoft Project, Primavera etc.) to manage projects / Alignment with Site Project Delivery Process
  • Communication of project status to the Engineering manager, highlighting areas of concern early and proposing / identifying resolutions
  • Coordinate and ensure all project handover documentation is in accordance with Site Quality and Validation system requirements
  • Provide engineering support in developing new or improving existing equipment and/or process related activities
  • Define or assist in defining process equipment requirements and specifications based on process requirements, J&J safety requirements and customer needs
  • Run project team meetings to maintain alignment between team members and the project schedule
  • Evaluate or assist in evaluating technology necessary to support requirements
  • Propose options to Management/Customer/Stakeholders
  • Provide technical support for projects
  • Support and/or develop and execute equipment or process related validations in accordance with IML requirements, processes and procedures
  • Assist in negotiation with equipment suppliers
  • Develop the necessary equipment, process and product knowledge to be recognised as a local expert
  • Measure/evaluate equipment efficiencies, downtime and assist in the development of maintenance requirements
  • Propose and implement improvement projects that improve compliance, improve efficiencies, yields or throughputs
  • Define root cause and implement solutions to equipment and process related non-conformances utilising the NCMR and CAPA processes
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering is essential (Chemical / Mechanical /Process preferred)
  • More than 5 years' experience in Pharmaceuticals with experience of project management of cross site projects in process engineering and equipment validation within a GMP environment

Other Skills, Experience and Education
  • Leadership skills
  • Proven technical skills
  • Ability to organise medium complexity technical issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a changing environment
  • Knowledge of company safety standard
  • Knowledge of equipment and process validation and documentation procedures and processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, Results orientated, completes tasks
  • Conscientious, self-directed and motivated
  • Proven problem solver
  • Organised and results orientated
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Develop good working relationships across the business
  • Ability to motivate and lead - must be team orientated
  • Honest, open, flexible approach Methodology/Certification Requirements
  • Relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in a technical position
  • Technical leadership
  • Advanced technical degree
  • Prior experience in a GMP or medical device manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in equipment and process validation activities
  • Process development experience
  • Equipment conceptual skills
  • Experience of bespoke capital equipment

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Bimi on 091730022 /
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