Process Equipment Engineer – Sligo | Collins McNicholas

Process Equipment Engineer – Sligo

  • Reference: SJ43713
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Donegal, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Process Equipment Engineer – Sligo

Mechanical Process Engineer required for an opportunity in the pharmaceutical sector in Sligo. Minimum 2 years strong relevant experience required. Excellent opportunity to work in a state of the art facility and gain invaluable experience on equipment used in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients.  


The Process Equipment Engineer will support the API Manufacturing Facility by maximising equipment uptime and providing expert process equipment knowledge during improvement projects and technology transfers.


The role will focus on support and improvements to API Bulk Manufacturing Process Equipment and Utilities such as: Reactors, Filter Dryers, Transfer Pumps, Vacuum Pumps, Process Instrumentation, Purified Water Systems, Nitrogen, Instrument Air, Glycol, Steam.


The role will be successfully executed through achieving the following goals:

  • Process equipment troubleshooting leading to zero repeat failures

  • Gaining a high level of understanding of all process equipment to the become Process Equipment Subject Matter Expert (SME)

  • Identification and elimination of repeat equipment related downtime

  • Providing process equipment expertise to the Technical Operations group in support of NPI’s

  • Applying SME knowledge to the improvement of the equipment Preventative Maintenance plans

  • Represent the Engineering function at daily Operations meetings, take ownership of process equipment issues, and tracking to successful closure

  • Provide hands-on support to the Plant Support Engineers and Reliability Engineer in the day to day running of a 24/7 manufacturing plant.

    The successful candidate will become part of the vibrant API Engineering Team of twelve, within the Site Services department.


    Education & Experience


    The successful candidate will have:

  • A third level degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Process Engineering

  • Several years’ experience in a regulated/GMP environment – ideally within the pharmaceutical/beverage/food industries

Competitive salary with excellent benefits package on offer.

Progressive company with opportunities for career development in a young and vibrant site.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson on 0719140251 or email

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