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MSAT NPI Project Engineer

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9679
Closing Date: 15 Mar 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

I am working with a leading Pharmaceutical Company in Dublin who are looking for a Manufacturing, Science and Technology (MSAT) NPI Project Engineer to join their team.


The successful candidate will be part of the company’s global MSAT New Solutions Engineering (NSE) Team, reporting to the MSAT NSE Manager. You will support and manage assigned engineering activities associated with the commercialisation of new products from the development pipeline or acquisitions into the GPS manufacturing network.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support MSAT NSE activities associated with the development, selection and implementation of new pilot-scale or full-scale equipment/technologies for the production of new products or formats.
  • Provide technical expertise on the development of the manufacturing process, equipment selection
  • Manage or participate in the identification and implementation of new technologies, as required for new or existing products.
  • Evaluate proposed changes to equipment or filling/packing processes in relation to the impact on the product quality, safety, stability, performance or waste reduction.
  • Evaluate component functionality, machine compatibility and performance on-line, including the coordination of technical trials
  • To source, select, procure, inspect, approve and oversee installation and qualification of equipment, machines and systems associated with the execution of MSAT NSE projects
  • Preparation of equipment specifications, budget estimates, scope documents, IA submittals, purchase requisitions, cost control data sheets, meeting minutes and circulation of same
  • Prepare and review documentation relating to equipment or processes associated with NPI projects, e.g specifications, validation documents, test protocols, URS’s etc.
  • Support the development/update of procedures


  • Engineering or science degree with 1-2 years of relevant project engineering experience (preferably related to New Product Introductions, bulk, filling and packaging).
  • Minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience in Pharmaceutical, medical devices or healthcare.
  • Knowledge of bulk production, filling and packaging processes and techniques
  • Strong understanding of GMP and a right first time approach
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner


If you are interested in applying for this role please call Nicola on +353 1 2784671 or email


Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.


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