Manufacturing Engineer

  • Contract
  • Cork

Website TPM05516

Our client is a pharmaceutical company in East Cork looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will be responsible for all equipment related to manufacturing, ensuring it operates to the desired level. The role will involve working closely with QA, Validation, Manufacturing and EHS on deviations, equipment improvements, breakdown support, fault finding, vendor liaison and small projects.


  • Complies with all safety regulations and current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Support the compliance activities of the Engineering team in Packaging.
  • Support introduction and integration of modern technologies (e.g., Dispensing, roller compaction, tablet compression, coating) and\or new processes, as needed & support delivery of the business goals.
  • Partners with the Engineering team on the specification, installation, utilisation, qualification, and improvement of equipment used for solid dose, and vial products.
  • Frequently interacts with cross functional groups. Interactions normally involve equipment related matters, implementation of projects and leveraging cross function support to implement efficiency programs.
  • Partner with Engineering and maintenance personnel including external contractors.
  • Support implementation and development of Engineering policies, procedures, techniques, standards, and systems.
  • Prepares project plans and manages projects to successful and timely completion.
  • Support the team and functional areas to anticipate, identify and resolve complex Engineering/Technology issues in compliance with codes.
  • Supports the continuous Improvement process by passionately seeking ways to improve Engineering processes and manufacturing equipment performance. E.g., Yield, reducing downtime, OEE etc.
  • Works on problems where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors, establishment of root cause & implementation of corrective actions to meet business targets on equipment.
  • Ensure Health and Safety Regulations and Procedure are adhered to at all times for self and others.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant degree.
  • Experience of Solid Oral dosage manufacture would be an advantage.
  • Strong Problem-Solving capability, possessing a demonstrated capacity to identify problem root causes, deliver solutions, risk assess.
  • Demonstrates in-depth proficiency and understanding of both general and specific aspects of the job is preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and safety regulations is preferred.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Works on problems of a routine to basic scope, where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Normally receives limited instructions on routine work and general instructions on new assignments.

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