Project Process Engineer

Location: Ireland

EUR 35 - 55 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2002-22499

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Process Engineer with project engineering experience?

Do you have process equipment specification & design experience for pharma or biotech facilities?

If you have the relevant experience, please forward your CV to for review or call +353 1 7978720 for a confidential chat.

Process Project Engineer​ - Grangecastle - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a leading multi-disciplined engineering consultancy with offices in Dublin.

They provide a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program & cost management to the Pharma & Biotech sectors.

For one of their Client sites in Dublin, they are looking for a process project engineer to support the Project Engineering Team.

The Process Projects Engineer is a crucial role within the Engineering department to ensure the introduction of new equipment and processes and to perform technical development of existing processes. 

Working in a highly regulated and cGMP environment within the pharmaceutical industry the Process Engineer will report directly to the Programme Manager on all aspects of the role including but not limited to; introduction of new projects, troubleshooting issues, equipment upgrade and procurement in the manufacturing/packaging and process validation activities. 

This is a projects based role. 

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

Pharmaceutical process knowledge and equipment procurement and validation experience is required.

Leading and Managing projects for the introduction of new Solid Oral Dose products, equipment and processes to meet all safety, quality, regulatory and operational requirements.

Process mapping, gap analysis/identification for new and existing pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.

Process development (as part of technical transfer), troubleshooting and optimisation.

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

Delivering projects on time and on budget.

Managing and executing process and equipment trials and validation.

Leading cross functional teams as part of project planning and deployment including collaboration with supporting departments such as Production/Operations, Quality, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Facilities and Engineering, Supply Chain and Finance, Project scoping and gap analysis.

Equipment specification/design/procurement/installation and validation.


B.Eng in Chemical and Processing Engineering or appropriate science or engineering discipline.

A minimum of 5+ years’ recent relevant experience in a process engineering/projects role in the Pharma/Biotech/Chemical industry.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Process understanding and experience e.g. dry blending, compression, compaction, coating, granulation (wet and dry), containment, material handling etc.

A proven track record in process development, support and improvement is required.


Contract rates of €35 - €55 per hour

12 month contract initially


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Process Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Karen by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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