Project Engineer - Biotech Packaging & Process Equipment - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 30 - 45 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31578

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Project Engineer with 3+ years experience in a packaging or process engineering/projects role in the Pharma/Biotech/Chemical industry.

If interested, send your CV to for review or call Karen on +353 1 7978720 to discuss

Project Engineer - Biotech Packaging & Process Equipment - Dublin

Job Description 

Our Client is one of Ireland's leading engineering consultancies and a global player in the Semiconductor, Pharma and Biotech sectors.

This is a projects-based role. 

Responsible for delivering Process & Packaging Projects in a Pharmaceutical Oral Solid Dose Facility. 

Projects shall be managed through full project lifecycle, from project initiation request through to project closeout. 

This shall give the successful candidate an opportunity to work on all stages within the project lifecycle, 

Gaining experience in aspects of design, procurement, installation, commissioning & qualification of process equipment and/or high-volume packaging lines within a GMP environment. 

There is a large project portfolio on this site which will offer a wide variety of project experiences from new builds through to equipment upgrades.  

The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager on all aspects of the role including but not limited to; project status updates, troubleshooting issues, equipment upgrades, procurement in the manufacturing/packaging and validation activities. 

Project management and co-ordination including planning, scheduling, task management and delegation, milestone planning, communication and reporting.

Strong focus on safety through daily work permits & task specific permits, SPA’s & risk assessments

Develop & manage scope, schedule and budget to deliver projects safely and on time in accordance with site SOPs.

Involved in the management of Projects within a GMP environment that includes: Change Controls, Project Lifecycle Documentation (URS, FDS, SDS, HDS, FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ), Risk Assessments (PPRA, ORR, PRA & EHS Checklist), Artwork and Keyline changes

Delivering projects on time and on budget.

Co-ordinate technicians and operators to support project execution. 

Equipment specification/design/procurement/installation and support of validation activities.

Support validation activities for project activities including review of validation documentation and attendance at validation activities (FAT, SAT, IQ/OQ, TDs etc).

To ensure that all new equipment is bought in accordance with appropriate site procedures & regulations.


B.Eng in a relevant Engineering or appropriate science or engineering discipline.

A minimum of 3+ years’ recent experience in a packaging or process engineering/projects role in the Pharma/Biotech/Chemical industry.

Pharmaceutical process and or packaging knowledge, equipment procurement and validation experience is required.

Good knowledge & understanding and experience of packaging and/or process equipment. 

The successful candidate must have leadership and planning qualities, be adaptable to change and be comfortable participating in cross functional teams delivering to strict deadlines. 

The ability to organise, plan and execute multiple tasks to tight schedules

Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities is required.

Proven track record of project based activities in the pharmaceutical industry.

Good communication skills combined with an imaginative and creative approach to problem solving.

Strong leadership skills and the ability to work in cross-functional team environments, as well as independently


Hourly rate €30 - €45 per hour

12+ month contract role, negotiable for the right candidates


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Project Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin you can contact Karen by e-mail at or phone +35317978720 for a confidential chat.

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