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Process Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: SM9237
Closing Date: 02 Jan 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Our client a leading pharmaceutical company now have a vacancy for a Process Engineer.


Due to continued growth within production, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Process Engineer. The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of Process Control to ensure product is manufactured consistently to meet all Finished Product Specifications and the technical transfer of new processes from R&D into Operations. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and resolve day to day technical production issues 
  • Work closely with R&D team to improve manufacturing performance 
  • Identifying and recording process variation that could have potential effect on products and taking corrective and preventative actions working within a team environment to provide solutions 
  • Conduct and organise studies on new and existing equipment and analyse data for process improvements 
  • Deliver on process improvements through green belt projects 
  • Ensure that appropriate manufacturing controls are in place and improve documentation for lean manufacturing processes 
  • Support the manufacturing scale-up of development batches, conduct technology transfer of new products to commercial manufacturing facilities, and implement cleaning verification/ validation of process equipment as needed, to the required cGMP and Health & Safety standards. 

Essential Criteria: 

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Chemical, Process, Product or related engineering discipline 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a process engineer working in a manufacturing environment 
  • The applicant will have proven track record in technical process improvement and experience in Lean/Six Sigma methodology 
  • Candidates are expected to be highly motivated and achieve technical and business targets and have excellent communication skills 
  • Candidates with management/supervisory skills will have distinct advantage 
  • Ideally should have experience of working in a regulated environment (i.e. Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, or food sectors). 

Desirable Criteria: 

  •  Previous Aseptic Sterile manufacturing experience


For more information and to apply for this role please call Stephanie on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail 

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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