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  • GC North Valley Business Centre, Old Mallow Road, Cork, T23 KC67, Ireland +353 21 206 6178 info@prochem.ie
  • Project Engineer – Wicklow

    Role Purpose


    • To provide support to the onsite multi-disciplinary engineering team to deliver CAPEX and OPEX projects.
    • Typically, projects will involve API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) process and utility equipment.
    • To manage engineering projects when and where required.
    • To ensure continual compliance with the policies / procedures relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering, Safety and Finance.
    • To support the engineering teams in controlling uptime of equipment and optimizing efficiencies.
    • To support the engineering team throughout the project lifecycle – concept through to handover.


    Core Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist with the management and support of process / utility and facility projects.
    • Assist with the preparation of capital expenditure requests.
    • Walk down / As build / Red line P&IDs
    • Expedite instrument and equipment delivery
    • Develop and support the development of equipment specifications
    • Support the engineering team during external and internal corporate audits.
    • Ensure compliance with engineering procedures – change control / drawing management etc
    • Issue management reports as requested and on time.
    • Management of relevant budgets within target.
    • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered to (including adherence to COVID work practices)
    • Implementation of equipment/process upgrade in an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Support the engineering team in ensuring that manufacturing equipment is maintained to meet the required legal, national and corporate standards.
    • Liaise with stakeholders as required.
    • Ensure the effective management of appropriate internal and external resources.
    • Implementation of all relevant policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering & Safety.
    • Supervise / Liaise with external contractors (mechanical / electrical and automation et al)
    • Negotiate cost / quality effective external contracts.
    • Prepare appropriate plans and implement timelines.


    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree qualified in Engineering (Chemical /Mechanical/ Process or other relevant discipline).
    • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience working in a GMP regulated environment (ideally Pharma/ Biotech).
    • Minimum 3 years working on capital projects (equipment installations, facility upgrades, etc.).
    • Familiar with change control systems and associated requirements.
    • On-site experience in an API Manufacturing or similar environment (reactors, pumps, filter dryers, mills, gloveboxes) and/ or experience with utilities (steam, purified water, compressed air, thermal fluids, nitrogen, vacuum skids, valves, pipework etc.).
    • Capable of taking a project and executing autonomously from start to finish, including contractor management, budget forecasting/control, etc.
    • Familiar with commissioning / qualification and validation concepts and execution.
    • Exceptional leadership and decision-making skills.
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and deliver on set targets.


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    Please note, we do not require agency assistance with this role.