Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Process Engineer

  • Contract
  • Carlow, County Carlow, Ireland
  • 41991027

PE Global is currently recruiting for a Process Engineer for a leading multi-national Biotech client based in Carlow.

This is an initial 11-month contract hybrid position.




  • Lead/execute production floor-based activities
  • Participate on a team of engineers
  • Plan and execute C&Q, validation activities as required
  • Design & develop engineering studies
  • Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute process development studies in support of new product introduction and ongoing manufacturing support
  • Provide technical input into quality notification by authoring/reviewing/approving investigations
  • Execution of equipment/qualification validation programs; including re-qualification and revalidation
  • Design/Author/Review/Approve/Execute qualification/validation documentation and studies in line with the standard approval process
  • Perform data analysis and make informed decisions/recommendations around conclusions reached from data analysis
  • Statistical data analysis to support development and commercialisation batches
  • Support continuous improvement through Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Leading and active participation in projects, system failure investigations and investigation


  • Execution/development of change controls
  • Contribution to Kaizen events as appropriate
  • Perform root cause analysis of system failures, substandard performance, using standard

tools and methods, to resolve machine and system issues e.g., FMEA, Fishbone diagrams, 5 why’s etc

  • Implement subsequent corrective action through the change management system
  • Serve as technical engineering representative for internal technical group discussions and represent technical Operation
  • Drive compliance of Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day-to-day activities and all applicable job functions, ensuring consideration of the impact on GMP and compliance and decisions made. Accountable for compliance via documentation completion, risk assessments, closing out corrective action, participate in audits and inspections and proactively highlighting any issues around compliance at global technical forums
  • Participate and/or lead cross functional or single function teams including liaising with vendors or above site groups




  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred; ideally in a Science, Engineering or other technical


  • Prior related work experience; ideally in manufacturing, preferably GMP Setting
  • Typically have 3-5 years related work experience in Aseptic manufacturing / process


  • Knowledge of regulatory/core requirements to Irish, European and International Codes,
  • Standards and Practices
  • Report, standards, policy writing skills required
  • Equipment and process validation
  • Sterile filling processes and equipment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job-related computer applications required
  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues and with external customers in a team orientated manner


Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Seán on +353 21 4297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV to 

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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