Lab C&Q Engineer

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website Ref: TPM04208

A global biopharmaceutical company based in Cork is looking for a Laboratory C&Q Engineer who will be working as part of a Laboratory team. Previous laboratory experience in the Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology industry is essential.


  • Lead C&Q asset delivery for assigned projects through planning, scheduling, execution and handover.
  • Coordinate new instrument IOQ’s and instrument down time for system upgrades, operating system upgrades and requalification’s, liaising with SME’s, C&Q, Automation and Computer Systems Validation.
  • Coordinate new instrument commissioning and instrument downtime for system upgrades, operating system upgrades for laboratories
  • System User Requirements, Design Qualifications.
  • C&Q Risk Assessments, P&ID scoping.
  • Vendor & Contractor coordination and supervision (offsite and onsite).
  • Review and acceptance of contractor and vendor handover documentation.
  • Manufacturing Evaluation Forms.
  • Acceptance of systems at Mechanical Completion.
  • Project Change Control and Discrepancy Management.
  • To liaise with internal/external laboratory and engineering personnel, contract maintenance providers and vendors in identifying lab instruments that need replacing.
  • To ensure completion of installation and validation of new and upgraded test instruments and to maintain record and documentation on relevant procedures.
  • Assist in the management of vendors and work directly with them on new projects.
  • Maintaining a current working knowledge with regards to regulatory requirements for equipment qualification and calibration.
  • Set up of Regular Maintenance program for Lab Instruments on CMMS and coordinate with lab and vendor to schedule maintenance.
  • Ability to manage workload of multiple projects of varying complexity.
  • All aspects of Health & Safety on site.Qualifications & Experience:
  • B.Eng. degree in Science is preferred along with 3 to 5 plus years’ experience in Analytical/ Micro/ Quality Lab environment in Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology industry.
  • Candidate must have proficiency in a windows based environment and software (Word, PowerPoint, project, advanced excel and access).

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