Project Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Project Engineer

  • Reference: CJ43627
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork city, Munster
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

The successful candidate will scope, design, plan, execute, commission and qualify modern high technology equipment / processes for the manufacturing, control and testing/inspection of bulk & speciality drug products. He/she will also provide engineering support to ensure we meet the highest Engineering, EHS and Quality Standards.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Complete front end studies for Capex Projects
  • Introduce new equipment / processes / technologies for existing and new product introduction, from design through C&Q
  • Completion of projects in line with Corporate Engineering, EHSE & Quality Standards, and Regulations
  • Liaising with other departments to successfully deliver engineering projects, to meet stakeholder expectation
  • Responsible for ensuring allocated projects are completed to agreed timelines and within budget.
  • Supervise  project works performed by external vendors
  • Facilitates collaborative project delivery with Manufacturing, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, EHSE and Quality.
  • Responsible for the design, commissioning, qualification and handover of process packages to end-user departments
  • Maintain accurate and complete product and project documentation in accordance with cGMP, EHSE Regulatory requirements and electrical, mechanical & automation standards
  • Participate on Safety, Quality and IT Project Risk Assessments



  • Bachelor degree in Engineering essential. B.Sc. degree in Process; Chemical; Mechanical; Electrical Engineering or other related discipline.


  • Knowledge of project and process engineering, equipment, automation specification and GMP validation requirements.  
  • 3-8 years + experience in high volume manufacturing environment with experience of process engineering and equipment validation.
  • Knowledge of machinery directive CE marking advantageous
  • PC and software proficiency – Microsoft software and Microsoft project
  • Strong project experience and proven ability to influence others are essential.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record working as part of a fast paced dynamic project team
  • Experience of current cGMP requirement for an FDA/HPRA approved facility
  • Experience working on validated systems



: Yes, 10 % of the Time


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Kaylie O’ Brien on 021 4911064 or email

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