Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Process Engineer – Cork

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41967679

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

This is an initial 11-month contract position.



  • Support GES Process Lead to implement a Process Design based on the scope of Process Requirements outlined in the project scope of work.
  • Lead cross-functional project teams to ensure project and site stakeholder inputs and requirements are clear and reflected in C&Q deliverables.
    • Ensure all project stakeholders are informed and consulted on key process suite activities and decisions.
    • Monitor progress of process suite team milestones with all team members and provide status reports to project Tiers and stakeholders.
    • Oversee C&Q progression by a partner firm.
    • Ensure Global and Local site engineering standards, procedures and practices are followed.
  • Support GES C&Q Lead to coordinate preparation and, at times, lead C&Q field execution.
    • Develop and/or review system lifecycle documents including Criticality and Risk assessments, FAT documentation, and C&Q documentation.
    • Manage installation / start-up / testing of process systems through OQ completion. Interface with cross-functional team to ensure systems’ post-OQ (PQ, PPQ) readiness.
  • Liaise with stakeholders, equipment vendors, business partners, and SMEs at other sites within the MSD Manufacturing Network as required to support Project.
  • The job-holder will also undertake Project Engineering duties including:
    • preparation of project related deliverables such as schedules, work plans, equipment cost tracking
    • coordination of project activities between stakeholders




  • Minimum qualification B.Sc. or M.Sc./ M.Eng Degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering or equivalent discipline; equivalent is defined as a Biotechnology or Industrial Chemistry Degree with basic the elements of chemical/biochemical engineering fundamentals as applied to biotechnology/bioprocessing
  • Minimum of 7 years post academic process engineering experience in relevant biopharmaceutical processing design, construction & start-up environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead / influence teams in matrix environment
  • Excellent communication/presentation/organizational skills
  • In depth understanding of process engineering and technologies pertinent to unit process and utility operations for a bulk vaccine processing facility.
  • Knowledge on the application of single use technologies
  • Knowledge of DCS/PLC process control platforms and industry SDLC methodology


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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