Lab Equipment Engineer

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM03598

A biologics company in Cork is looking for a Laboratory Equipment Engineer who will work as part of a Laboratory team. Previous laboratory experience in the Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology industry is essential.


  • Responsible for the Specification and Procurement of new Laboratory Instrumentation.
  • Co-ordination and supervision of Lab Vendors and contractor(s) during construction and commissioning/ qualification activities.
  • Preparation of Lab Deliverables, including Instrument specs, Design Qualification, layout drawings and schedules.
  • Research, identify, purchase and develop laboratory instrumentation systems with end user.
  • 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.
  • Co-ordinate contractor activities to monitor and track work ensuring delivery of the schedule and budget.
  • Project Management and control of lab Projects including cost estimates and reporting.
  • Set up of Regular Maintenance program for Lab Instruments on CMMS and coordinate with lab and vendor to schedule maintenance.
  • Review project scope, budget and schedule.
  • Ability to manage workload of multiple projects of varying complexity.
  • All aspects of Health & Safety on site.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A BE 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)
  • Good communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proven ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Strong customer Service acumen.

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