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Senior Specialist Process Engineering - Cork - 99359

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 19/12/2018
Job Reference: 99359
Contact Name: Caroline Kingston
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Senior Specialist Process Engineering - Cork - 99359

Senior Specialist Process Engineering
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Senior Specialist Process Engineering for their site.


Due to continued growth and investment, our client is hiring a Senior Specialist Engineer. The Senior Specialist will be a Process Project Engineer in Global Engineering Solutions, participate in a high performing team and be responsible for implementation of capital project scope and technical studies that support business objectives. Reporting to a Technology Director, the Senior Specialist will demonstrate increasing degrees of responsibility to lead or support project deliverables ranging from business case development, process design/specification, vendor management, commissioning & qualification, and through process implementation & realization of the solution.

The Senior Specialist will primarily support the Large Molecule Biologics/Vaccines/Sterile lines of business with opportunity to be exposed to multiple business areas; and is expected to develop and maintain advanced technical knowledge in their respective area of expertise. Initial focus for this role will be on projects on our Cork site.

The Senior Specialist will exhibit sound leadership and exemplary collaboration, communication, and vendor management skills; and guide projects through the Capital Management stage gate process.

Key Responsibilities:
Leads or supports process design efforts for capital projects, providing innovative solutions that meet business objectives
Collaborates with a team in the evaluation of alternative solutions and the development of project scope
Leads aspects of preliminary designs, including P&ID development and HAZOP facilitation
Ensures that deliverables conform to standards and practices, and are technically sound
Provides technical guidance during project implementation, including C&Q, to assure viability of technology in proposed configuration
Liaises with other technical functions to ensure successful technology transfers of new and in-line products
Collaborates with contractors, suppliers and other team members in the execution of the work
Percent of travel: >25% for projects assignments outside of primary location. Travel and flexibility in project assignment location is required; assignments may require short term travel assignments

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or applicable Science
5 yrs experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in engineering, manufacturing or process development, ideally in vaccines or biologics
Experience with an equipment life cycle approach including specification, selection, testing & commissioning, troubleshooting and qualification
Understanding of hygienic design and unit operations specific to biologic manufacturing and/or aseptic processing
Excellent collaboration and engagement as a team player with dependable interpersonal and communication skills
Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
Project/time management skills which deliver on time and quality work

For further information on this Manufacturing Engineer role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /

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