Chemical Process Engineer

Sligo (County), Connacht (IE)
Competitive salary
19 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent Opportunity for a Permanent Chemical Process Engineer role with a leading Pharmaceutical client in the Sligo area.


In this role, you will be presented with exciting and challenging opportunities to work on multiple projects, ranging from manufacturing support activities, to late stage clinical product development and scale-up, new product introductions and technology transfers.

Day to day, you will

  • Provide engineering support to all manufacturing and control system related issues. Tasks include, daily trouble shooting, optimisation, cost reduction, training and coaching of manufacturing personnel.

  • Planning and leadership of technical transfers for future product introductions to the site. To accomplish this, you will be part of cross functional teams both within the site and globally

  • Execution of process development on existing products or new late stage clinical products including scale up to plant equipment.

  • Identifying continuous improvement activities and leading or participating in cross-functional teams to implement. Supporting activities in the areas of cost reduction, process efficiency and operational excellence.

  • Providing on-the-floor technical support to the Production Team Leaders for process/equipment optimization and troubleshooting.



  • A relevant third level Degree or higher qualification in chemical engineering, process engineering or related technical discipline

Technical Skills

  • Preferable 3 years' experience in process engineering, or recent high calibre graduate with strong technical depth will be considered

  • Relevant experience of batch processing, automation, technical transfers, scale up, commissioning and validation in a cGMP pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in new product introductions to pharmaceutical facilities is desirable.

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