Senior Process Design Engineer - Pharma - API - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 60,000 - 70,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31592

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a process engineer with experience in the development & validation of process & packaging systems for the pharmaceutical sector, including; thermodynamic and fluid dynamic design of heat exchangers, hydraulic circuits, sizing of plant utilities lines, safety valves, equipment and components?

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

Senior Process Design Engineer - Pharma - API - Dublin

Job Description

Our Client specialises in the design and build of process solutions and in the execution of projects in the Pharma, Biopharma & Medical Device sectors.

This position will be based in the Client's Dublin office.

The Process Engineer will support the PMO and Design team on projects across the Life Sciences sectors, including Pharmaceutical, Bio-Pharmaceutical, and MedTech.

The process engineer will be responsible for all aspects of Process design and development of solutions to meet their clients' specifications.

The process engineer will work across Equipment, Utilities and Facility projects.

Leads all aspects of design, from Feasibility Analysis to Detailed Design, including PFD and P&ID development, process, and equipment sizing

Coordination of design with other design disciplines and equipment suppliers

Participation in Technical and Safety reviews, HAZOP and FMEA facilitation.

Liaising with clients and vendors

Design, Specification, and selection of process equipment

Develop specifications including URS, FRS, control philosophy, FDS and other project and process documentation

Review and assessment of user requirements and the preparation of Technical Queries to clarify client specifications.

Design Risk assessments

Project Management and co-ordination of process projects including design and design optimization.

Developing schedules/timelines and the management of all disciplines and overseeing deliverables

Leading and mentoring junior process engineers.

Process Design - Sizing, Energy and Mass Balances, etc

Supporting the business development team in the preparation of technical proposals.

Assist with resource and spending forecasting and reporting out all costs monthly to client

Installation supervision and commissioning of the installed items/systems

Change control, project closeout



Bachelor Engineering (B.E. Hons. or higher) in Process Engineering or similar

You will have at least 8+ years demonstrable experience within the life science industry

Proven ability to successfully manage the delivery of projects., acting in a Client facing role on Equipment, Facility and Utility design projects

You will be energetic and dynamic with excellent people management, interpersonal and communication skills to operate within a project delivery environment.

Proven experience in project management capacity, executing projects from inception to completion.


€60 - 70K per annum

Excellent benefits package.


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 at or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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