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Sterilisation Engineer

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent

This role provides daily operational support to the Ethylene Oxide sterilisation area while in parallel completing improvement projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within a growing Ethylene Oxide Sterilization area in developing, trouble shooting, standardising, and improving existing production methods and procedures.

  • Champion safety practices and improvements in the area.

  • Review, create, optimise Sterilization cycles.

  • Liaising with other key functions: Global Sterilization Assurance, Quality, Facilities, Health and Safety, MIO.

  • Represent Galway Sterilization within our clients global arena. E.g. Global Sterilization PMO

  • Project manage improvement and new cycle projects.

  • Take a lead role in design methods, part sourcing and documentation.

  • Perform equipment qualifications and validations, including report writing etc.

  • Design, specify, manufacture, test and document production equipment, changes and improvements.

  • Interface with a variety of of our clients personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above.

  • Work with technical team on for preventative maintenance procedures with an assigned process or area.

  • Assists in implementing technical improvements under the teams C.I. program.

  • Communicates any concerns about work process regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues to their Manager.

  • Owns the key performance metrics for the ME function.

  • Actively promotes and participates in a cross-functional teamwork environment.

  • Evaluates in conjunction with EHS new equipment/processes/chemicals for environmental impact/effect to eliminate or lessen such impacts/effects.

  • Gives technical guidance to Associate Engineers and Technicians.

  • Is an influential team member, fully motivated to achieve and demonstrate best practices in line with the Manufacturing Engineering Department and Site objectives.



  • Degree (Level 8) qualified, ideally in a Materials / Engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years work experience.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the set-up, maintenance and troubleshooting of Ethylene Oxide sterilisation systems and cycle validations is an advantage.

  • Excellent technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative

  • Proven ability to work well both as part of a team but also able to work on own with minimum supervision.

  • Industry experience in combined Ethylene Oxide sterilisation and medical device packaging technologies a distinct advantage.

For more information and a confidential discussion on this role please contact Chris O Toole.

091 706 713