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Chemical Process Engineer

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 18355

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Process Engineer to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in Waterford on an initial 12-month contract with great scope for extension.

Role Summary:

This engineer will participate and guide process development activities; writing protocols, data gathering, and analysis. The candidate will be proficient in reporting and presentation of data analysis. Candidate will analyze data and provide recommendations on trends, correlations, response variables, DOE’s etc in an effort to better understand process interdependencies. The candidate will work with and help define automation requirements. They will also participate in and guide process capability finalization and process transfer to manufacturing.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support new produce/process validations.
  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments.
  • Provide process optimization.
  • Develop and support new manufacturing processes and technologies.
  • Support existing manufacturing processes, quality improvements and cost reductions.
  • Ensure product quality and all tasks are in accordance with established SOPs, GMPs, Divisional Specifications, and EHS standards.
  • Train manufacturing and junior personnel in required operations.
  • Will not have direct reports, may be engineering lead on projects.

Role Requirements:

  • Degree in Scientific or Engineering Discipline.
  • Experience: 1-4 years in Engineering, Process Development, and/or Quality Engineering setting. Hands-on experience and technical expertise ideally in a development environment. ISO-13485, ISO-9001, GMP, medical device manufacturing experience a plus. Experience with high volume and/or high precision manufacturing a plus.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and DFSS experience preferred.  

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Barry O'Brien