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Project Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Cork
Reference: DB9309
Closing Date: 21 Apr 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Project Engineer required for Cork based pharmaceutical company.


This is a 12 month fixed term contract. The successful candidates will plan, design, coordinate, validate and implement high technology equipment and/or processes for the site. He/she will also provide engineering support to ensure high yields and minimize downtime of process equipment prior to implementation into production.


Responsible for introducing and validating new equipment and/or complex new process projects from design through completion and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Responsible for project management & planning and for liaising with other departments affected by these projects.  Also for reporting project status to management and highlighting areas of concern early.
Responsible for ensuring all projects are completed to agreed timelines and within budget. 
Responsible for planning and managing equipment implementation to ensure effective utilization of multi departmental resources both internal and external to the company.
Assigned work adheres to EHSE requirements.
Ensure continual Quality System compliance by adherence to established Client requirements
Author and/or review and approval of protocols, technical reports, SOPs, and technical specifications. Compilation of technical documentation for regulatory submissions.
Responsible for applying cost improvement and LEAN Manufacturing initiatives in projects.
Responsible for optimising new processes through process analysis and the application of engineering principles.
Manages assignments / project works performed by outside vendors
Provide Support to the engineering department when required.

Knowledge of process engineering, equipment, automation specification and GMP validation requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Process; Chemical; Mechanical; Electrical Engineering or other related discipline.
Project Management Qualification desirable
Experience of current cGMP requirement of an FDA/HPRA approved facility
PC and software proficiency - Microsoft software and Microsoft project
3-5 years + experience, preferably in an API Production environment,  with experience of process engineering and equipment validation.

For more information and to apply for this role please call Deirdre 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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