Clean Utilities Engineer

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM04776

Our client in Cork has an exciting new opportunity for a Clean Utilities Engineer to join it’s team. This is a key role to ensure maximum uptime of Utility equipment.


  • Be responsible for adherence to site and corporate QMS for clean Utility Systems.
  • Support audits on clean utility systems.
  • Point of contact for Quality Alerts and Bulletins for Utility Systems.
  • Review and prepare formal responses.
  • Complete periodic reviews and other compliance documentation aligned with the site QMS.
  • Review and approve Utility & HVAC modifications, change requests, and SOP’s.
  • Conduct life cycle analysis of all critical system equipment to ensure equipment is upgraded and replaced in accordance with the Site Master Plan.
  • Represent the Utilities engineering group and lead highly technical cross-functional teams and work across utilities engineering areas to deliver robust and sustainable solutions and business processes.
  • The primary focus of the position is on GMP/clean utilities and operations (WFI, Purified Water, Clean Steam, Reverse Osmosis, Process Gasses, and HVAC systems).
  • Drive functional commitments on initiatives and provide high level of oversight and coordination to seamlessly integrate utility engineering efforts within the site.
  • Consult with other subject matter experts to ensure design solutions achieve long term business objectives and are supported by robust technical rationale to withstand scrutiny.
  • Act as the utilities engineering expert and technical consultant to management in identifying opportunities, prioritizing work and will make sound recommendations for design and construction solutions.
  • Responsible for supporting a culture of Continuous Improvement by deploying Lean principles to deliver a cost-efficient operating model for commercial production while not compromising EHS and Quality standards.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in a related discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or similar.
  • Relevant experience in pharmaceutical production management.
  • Very strong knowledge of industrial safety standards.
  • Beneficial to have previous operational knowledge within Drug Product, Drug Substance or Utilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. Engineering, Manufacturing or Quality etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership and change management skills with a continuous improvement focus.
  • Proven experience in reducing energy consumption through innovative technology and lean thinking.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project life Cycle, from design through to commissioning/qualification & retirement.

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