Job title: Project Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Pharmaceutical
Location: Manorhamilton, Sligo, Ireland
Job published: 2021-10-27
Job ID: 32283

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To provide Engineering services to the plant, in order to maximise the availability of all API Process Equipment and Utilities. 
  • To manage engineering projects within the API facility 
  • To support the engineering teams in controlling uptime of process equipment and optimizing efficiencies both in equipment and process performance. 
  • To support the Engineering team with the emphasis on continual operational improvements.
  • To provide process engineering support and technical trouble shooting within the API facility. 
  • To improve the operations and reliability of equipment and processes by the successful identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives. 
  • To manage the execution of projects within the engineering group including specific Process Safety Projects.   To support the provision of process safety initiatives to the site.
  • To liaise with Production to ensure equipment performance is maximized. 
  • To liaise with Internal/External Engineering Personnel and contract maintenance providers in maintaining trouble shooting, and installing/commissioning equipment.
  • To become the SME for all API Process Equipment and supporting Utilities.
  • Utilisation of SME knowledge to drive continual improvement of Process Equipment PM’s.
  • Oversee execution of Process Equipment PM’s and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • To provide engineering support and technical trouble shooting to all site operations and reliability of equipment and processes by the successful identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives. 
  • Leadership of process equipment commissioning and validation activities.
  • Identification and project management of continuous improvement projects. Work closely with all site functions and other departments to deliver these continuous improvement projects.
  • Preparation of feasibility studies and budget management for all assigned projects.
  • Management and negotiation of external contracts and contractors.
  • Support all major site initiatives and sites core goals.

Desired Skills and Experience

Education

  • Degree in a relevant Engineering Discipline

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in process engineering, with relevant experience of batch processing, automation, project management, commissioning and validation, equipment reliability and continuous improvement.
  • Working knowledge of distributed control systems, such as Delta V.
  • This is a hand-on role requiring a logical and structured approach to resolving day to day engineering issues typical of a live manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of cGMP and regulatory requirements relating to the Healthcare industry is required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements.