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Chemical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22979

We are looking for a passionate and skilled Chemical Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, safety is your top priority as you lead the development of new processes and products from inception to final production. The Chemical Engineer will be responsible for all chemical handling and processes onsite. You will work closely with the Production, HSE, and Engineering teams to develop new HF Leaching standard working procedures and safety requirements. Additionally, you will be tasked with developing efficient manufacturing processes and ensuring a smooth handover to production.

What You'll Do:

  • Ensure Safety is number one priority in all work carried out.
  • Project manage the development of new processes and products from development through to final production, including handover to operations.
  • Lead and manage strategic and transformation projects to achieve operational excellence and continuous improvement. Manage capital expenditure and area investment strategies.
  • Prepare raw materials, carry out and coordinate development trials and preproduction runs.
  • Complete characterisation of processed product and provide clear test reports including all process details and quality aspects.
  • Develop and implement safe, robust, and efficient processes with good capability and high yield.
  • Specification, purchase, and commissioning of capital investments
  • Use problem solving tools to develop solutions to resolve processes and quality issues.
  • Manage regular communication between various stakeholders including:
    • Product Management, Sales, Supply chain and Production teams.
  • Prepare production handover documentation including BOMS, Routings, Work Standard, Testing & Quality Acceptance Criteria, Risk Assessment & Training.
  • Document and communicate learnings.

What We're Looking For:

  • A relevant chemical engineering or science qualification, NFQ Level 8 or higher.
  • 3-5 years of experience in chemical safety, processing, and manufacturing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to communicate observations, challenges, and solutions effectively to stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within cross-functional teams.
  • Expertise in HSE, chemical processing, technical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, process improvement methodologies, and/or Green Belt certification is a distinct advantage.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane. 

(021) 4320675