Equipment Process Engineer – Sligo

  • Reference: SJ46416
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Equipment Process Engineer – Sligo  


Exciting new opportunity to become involved at the early stages of a new biologics facility in Sligo. We require an Equipment process engineer who will specialise in and become a site SME for lyophilisation (freeze Drying) and aseptic sterile fill finish equipment. This role initially will support the delivery, installation, commissioning, qualification and cycle development of a Lyomax Freeze Drier so expertise in this area is an essential requirement.  


Become the site engineering Subject Matter Expert for Freeze Drying equipment from design phase to sustaining operations. As equipment expert you will manage all set up and operational investigations related to the equipment and drive process improvements and operational excellence. You will play a key role in the introduction of new products to the site and champion the maintenance excellence programme related to your area.  


We are seeking an 3rd level honours degree in Science/Engineering based disciplines. This qualification should be accompanied with a minimum of 5 years experience and in particular a strong background in commissioning, and validation of Lyophilisation / freeze drying equipment. Proficiency in automation and a knowledge of GAMP5 within a sterile FDA regulated environment is important


In addition to the strong technical expertise, a capable project manager who can understand engineering processes through logical, data driven, hands on approach will be a good fit for this role. Cycle development and process and equipment validation in a sterile manufacturing environment is key.


The role offers a lot of career potential with a reputable employer who is known for their workplace culture and track record of developing their employees. A very competitive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate. Please feel free to get in touch for a more detailed job description.



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

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