Process Engineer

Posted on: 01/05/2018
Ref: VAC-16469
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: Bioprocess
  • Discipline: BioProcess Engineer
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 100 weeks+


Job Description

Manufacturing Process Engineer required to join a a high-performing, team with a mutlinational biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Cork. You will need a high level of initiative, energy and motivation are key role requirements, as well as excellent organizational skills.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer will work in a team environment that is aligned with the Manufacturing Value Stream, and will be committed to continuous improvement, process understanding, personal development, and demonstration of manufacturing techniques that will result in compliant manufacture of Drug Substance material.

As the Process Engineer you will:

o Participate in cross-functional teams, as applicable, to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, drive continuous improvement and process optimisation using tools such as DMAIC,SMED and FMEA.
o Develop, define scope and support the implementation of technical solutions under the guidance of site change control systems.
o Lead and assist with the identification of site improvement initiatives and innovative solutions to manufacturing, safety and quality challenges.
o Work with cross functional teams to achieve project KPI’s & milestones required to deliver on all project targets.
o Develop and demonstrate an active approach to safety, industrial hygiene, environmental and regulatory compliance.
o Coach, mentor and train team members on area processes, procedures, use of operational excellence tools, and high performance team behaviours.
o Maintain an efficient communication process with key stakeholders.
o Responsible to develop and maintain visual management boards such as Standard Work boards.
o Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks and participating in professional societies.

As the Process Engineer you will havel:

o Bachelor Degree in a Science or Engineering related field or equivalent experience is preferred.
o 4 year plus process engineering experience within the bio-pharma/pharma sector.
o In-depth understanding and experience of current manufacturing technologies used in manufacturing including Delta V, PLC control systems.
o In depth understanding of Process Engineering and technologies pertinent to Upstream and Downstream Operations including Cell Culture, Chromatography, Filtration, Media and Buffer preparation is desirable.
o Should be proficient in the operation of all equipment used in the respective functional area of responsibility.
o Strong knowledge and skills in lean and Six Sigma process excellence.
o Knowledge of FDA and EU regulations is desirable.

For full details on this role please contact Kathy on 021 4777329 or apply directly through this advert.

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