Process Engineer- Chemical | Collins McNicholas

Process Engineer- Chemical

  • Reference: AJ43851
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin West
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Process Engineer

Process engineer for a bulk API manufacturing plant. The person will be a member of the Manufacturing Department, reporting to the Manager, Manufacturing Operations. 

Process Engineer responsibilities:

  • Provision of technical support to the operational areas and engineering personnel in order that operations are conducted efficiently and approved production and project schedules are achieved.
  • Responsible for the Distributed Control System and other control systems in operational areas.
  • Conducts incident & deviation investigations within the department for review and close out.
  • Leads proactive problem solving efforts and resolves process equipment issues, diagnoses technical problems and determines short-term and long-term solutions.
  • Responsible for expediting CAPA implementation pertaining to Manufacturing Operations Dept. raised incidents/deviations in line with target completion dates.
  • Manages and/or supports activities to maximise value (e.g. increase revenue, reduce costs) such as (but not limited to) process optimisation, waste reduction/recycling, energy saving etc.
  • Co-ordinates continuous improvement activities in the area through the application of Lean Six Sigma.  
  • Manages and/or supports technology transfer for new technologies and processes, as required.


Process Engineer Key Criteria for Role:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Chemical / Biochemical discipline or equivalent.
  • 1 to 4 years’ experience, preferably in a similar role.
  • Experience in a cGMP API environment is preferred
  • Be able to prioritize multiple commitments and technical projects.
  • Ability to successfully progress projects independently, provide process engineering design, implementation/commissioning services and maintenance support of cGMP manufacturing.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills including Lean Six Sigma proficiency to at least Yellow Belt level.
  • Is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Experience of control systems (DCS, PLC) would be an advantage.
  • Provision of some rostered out of hours cover is a part of the role

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Tina Egan on 09064 78104 or email

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