Process Equipment Engineer – Biologics – Sligo

  • Reference: SJ47141
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Donegal, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing


Bio Process Equipment Engineer required for Sligo. Process and equipment engineering Subject Matter Expert for vial filling and isolator equipment from design phase to equipment handover. This role is offering the opportunity to become involved at the early stages of a start-up biologics manufacturing facility and as part of the core team in the initial start up, the career opportunities associated with this role are immense. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review vendor design documentation to ensure compliance with process and technical specifications.  Lead the FAT and SAT activities ensuring the equipment is design, fabricated and tested to meet the technical requirements of the project
  • Support filler equipment installation integration and co-ordinate vendor supervision as required
  • Participate in design and process project conversations to ensure reliability by design is built in prior to equipment arrival.
  • Leadership of manufacturing and validation activities during project life cycle.
  • Support of technical transfers for future product introductions to the site.
  • Interface with vendor to ensure that  equipment/facility designs are aligned and to ensure efficient transfer of information between vendor and site
  • Support the development of the project commissioning and validation plan.
  • Review all process related validation protocols for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assess and own the relationship between process requirements and unit operation equipment.



  • 3rd Level Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (or relevant discipline)
  • 5 years of total combined experience in Process / Equipment or Manufacturing Engineering within a Pharmaceutical organization
  • 3 years experience in the manufacturing environment of a Biologics plant
  • Previous experience in manufacturing processes of biotechnological drugs, parenteral drugs, solutions preparation, and sterilization operations preferable.
  • Experience in new product introductions (drug product) to pharmaceutical facilities is desirable.



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

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