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Project Engineer

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 18209

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to join a leading life sciences company based in Cork on an initial 12-month contract with great scope for extension/permanency.

Role Overview:

The Project Engineer is responsible for the project planning/costing, design, implementation, commissioning and qualification of initiatives identified to improve capacity and reliability in Membrane manufacturing. The project engineer will be responsible for the full project lifecycle, ensuring stakeholders requirements are achieved and will work with other departments and functions to successfully deliver improvements to Membrane manufacturing. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of assigned engineering projects (project feasibility, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and projections, HAZOP analysis, project proposal and presentation, securing approval, scheduling and project management, contractor selection, site co-ordination and supervision, progress monitoring & reporting, cost management and control, training, procedure development, commissioning and documentation, final handover and any other associated responsibilities).
  • Support optimization of production processes through designing improvements in capacity, identifying areas for cost reduction and quality improvements, ensuring waste and downtime reduction, and helping eliminate non-value tasks.
  • Provide support to IQ, OQ, and PQ activities as appropriate.
  • Help manage the Engineering Documentation archive and ensure that all engineering documentation is appropriately indexed, filed and tagged.
  • Communication of project status through regular scheduled communications, both formal and informal with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all appropriate personnel are fully trained on all new technologies introduced as part of each project.

Role Requirements:

  • Level 8 degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or relevant qualification is desired.
  • Level 7 degree will be considered.
  • Trade qualification an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working in a Med Device or Pharma regulated cGMP manufacturing environment.
  • Proven project management experience, qualification desirable.

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