Process Engineer

Posted 18 July 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJoanne Foley

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Process Engineer for our biopharmaceutical client, based in Waterford.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team during an exciting growth phase.

This is a permanent role with an excellent salary and benefits package on offer.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Provide process engineering support to Sterile Fill Finish product teams and projects 

  • Develop and support new manufacturing processes and technologies 

  • Understand equipment operation in detail 

  • Define and review equipment specification and associated test documentation. 

  • Support project delivery through FAT, SAT and IOQ involvement as needed 

  • Troubleshoot equipment issues with particular emphasis on process cycles (e.g. cleaning, sterilizing) 

  • Identify means to improve processes, increase efficiencies and reduce costs 

  • Strong focus on disciplined root cause analysis 

  • Liaise with vendors on disposable technology and integration into the process 

  • Development of process cleaning and sterilization cycles 

  • Development of critical process parameters for the process and development of process capability and deviation monitoring 

  • Monitor process risk and ensure mitigations are in place as required 

  • Benchmark other industries and organizations to ensure best practice is in use. 

  • Be active in the network, attending conferences/training seminars as needed

  • Continuously promote a positive safety culture by challenging yourself and others to prioritize safety in everything you do.

  • Ensure all work carried out, complies with the required standards, conforming to company, cGMP, cGLP, SOP’s and regulatory guidelines.

What are we looking for?

  • Hons Degree in engineering or related discipline 

  • At least 8 years Process Engineering / Technical Services experience within a relevant Pharma. environment (preferably within a sterile manufacturing environment)

  • cGMP compliance

  • Capable of developing and implementing solutions to complex problems within a team dynamic using proven problem solving techniques

  • Ability to understand engineering processes through a logical, data driven, hands on approach

  • Use of FMEA, FMECA and Risk assessment techniques

  • Can interact with audits (internal and external) providing technical assurance from a quality and safety perspective

  • Strong report writing skills

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you.

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