Lead Process Engineer, Pharma

Job Title: Lead Process Engineer, Pharma
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122642
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: almost 6 years ago

Job Description

Lead Process Engineer, Pharma
Our client, is a major multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Dublin, now seek a Lead Process Engineer for their FDA regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing plant.

The successful candidate will also provide engineering leadership for the technical transfers of products between sites and for tech transfer & scale up of new processes into commercial manufacturing.

Once product is in stable commercial manufacture, the hire will provide process engineering support and focus on process optimization, troubleshooting and process & equipment robustness. Candidates must have strong stakeholder management experience.

Responsibilities of Lead Process Engineer:
Manage commercial Products from a process engineering perspective.
Co-ordinate New Product tech transfer activities ? involves design new processes for commercial manufacturing, developing associated PFDs, batch records, risk assessments for new products, etc.
Lead process change projects from concept through to implementation & close-out.
Support the EHS aspects of NPI projects.
Lead and support quality and safety investigations.
Provide coaching, technical oversight and support for the activities of other engineers. Support the development of other engineers on-site.

Requirements for Lead Process Engineer:
BEng in Chemical, Process, Manufacturing or similar. Chartered Engineer status is desirable.
BSc with additional Masters, ideally in Engineering discipline.
8+ years' relevant engineering experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
Experience in a fast moving environment together with process scale-up and commercial implementation of chemical processes would be an advantage.
Familiarity with Process Modeling and PAT technologies
Excellent communication skills and excellent problem solving skills.
Proven background in driving continuous improvement, compliance and safety.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie

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