Drug Product Engineer- Sligo | Collins McNicholas

Drug Product Engineer- Sligo

  • Reference: SJ44665
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Donegal, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Our client, a leading Pharmaceutical company in Sligo, is looking to hire a Drug Product Engineer.


  • Provide technical and engineering support to all manufacturing and control system related issues. Tasks include, daily trouble shooting, optimisation, cost reduction, training and coaching of manufacturing personnel.
  • Leadership of manufacturing and validation activities during project life cycle.
  • Identification and project management of continuous improvement projects. Work closely with technical support pharmacists, drug product manufacturing and other departments to deliver these continuous improvement projects.
  • Preparation of feasibility studies and operating budgets for future product introductions to the site.
  • Planning and leadership of technical transfers for future product introductions to the site.
  • Work closely with MS&T and GPRD, on the process development of suitable future products.
  • Assesses and owns the relationship between process requirements and unit operation equipment. Understands the impact of equipment control systems on processing performance
  • Adheres to and supports all EHS&E standards, procedures and policies.


  • A relevant third level qualification in an engineering, science or technical discipline
  • 2 years experience in Drug product process engineering, with relevant experience of batch processing, automation, technical transfers, scale up, commissioning and validation in a cGMP pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in new product introductions (drug product) to pharmaceutical facilities is desirable.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements are required.
  • Data processing and analysis experience


For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Whelan on 071 914 2411 or email mark.whelan@collinsmcnicholas.ie,

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