Lead CSA Project Engineer

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM05468

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company based in East Cork looking for a for a CSA Engineer to join its team in Cork. The successful candidate will act as the Lead CSA engineer and SME for the site’s Capital Projects department and associated projects.


  • Engage with CSA contractors in line with the Capital Projects Sourcing, Project Controls and Contract Administration requirements.
  • Engage with and manage design consultants to ensuring they deliver and meet the CSA requirements described in SOWs and any amendment thereof.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of all the CSA design documentation produced by design consultants in accordance with agreed scopes of work and key project milestones.
  • Support Capital Projects to deliver projects on time and in accordance with agreed key milestones for a project or portfolio of projects for the site.
  • Effectively communicate the CSA status of all projects to all relevant stakeholders and shall provide updates on CSA aspects for Capital Projects to
  • Key Stakeholders for a project and portfolio of projects.
  • Ensure that each completed project meets local codes, regulations, and quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with agreed construction methods particularly those relating to Quality Assurance and Environment, Health & Safety.
  • Coordination of CSA work packages, specifically ensuring the smooth transition from design to construction to handover to operations in a live operational environment.
  • Responsible for the inspection of on-site construction works relating to projects, to ensure compliance with design requirements and building and planning regulations.
  • Assess any potential safety hazards on site whilst continually focusing on ways and methods to eliminate and /or mitigate risk throughout the lifecycle of a project.
  • Responsible for liaising with the site Construction Management team to ensure construction meets all design criteria and is delivered in line with change management processes in a live operational environment.
  • The CSA Project Engineer will be responsible for acting as the site Point of contract / SME for Planning applications and associated work package.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering qualification, with a minimum of ten years previous Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices experience leading and implementing CSA Capital Projects in a live operational environment.
  • Registration with a professional body such as the Institution of Engineers of Ireland (IEI).
  • Experience in the development of Capital Project Engineering projects and the delivery of the CSA element of the same as part of a multi disciplined team to agreed key milestones and budgets for projects in the Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices industry.
  • Experience as a Change Manager in developing and implementing new and /or improved Capital Projects Engineering management processes and procedures for a site.
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Microsoft Project etc..
  • Experience in developing project schedules with respect to design, preconstruction, construction, commissioning, qualification and handover.
  • Experience with design software, like AutoCAD, Revit etc.is preferred.
  • Design and Construction Management Experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of compliance, zoning, and building legislation is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret tender documents, specifications and drawings is preferred.
  • Knowledge of value engineering principles and experience in implementing cost-saving measures is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Capital Sourcing processes and procedures is preferred.
  • A decision maker who is able to use VPN, video conferencing and mobile platforms.
  • Experience in managing a range of suppliers e.g., design, construction, equipment, professional services etc.
  • Experience in managing change with respect to projects and the agreed scope changes procedures.
  • Experience in project and construction management.
  • Experience with the latest construction materials and methodologies suitable for Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices project.
  • Experience dealing with Factory Mutual.
  • Technical understanding of all aspects of CSA design and construction from ground works, through to shell and core, through to commissioning and handover.
  • Good understanding of Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and issues.
  • Knowledge of the current ‘Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
  • In depth Knowledge of the Planning Application, Building Control and Fire Certifications process, regulations and requirements.

To apply for this job email your details to orla.daly@tandempm.ie.