Project Engineer

  • Contract
  • Carlow

Website Ref: TPM04552

Summary:
A new opportunity has arise with our client, a biopharma company in the midlands for a Project Engineer who will lead and manage multiple Engineering projects from scope development, design, build/install and qualify through to handover to operations for key Engineering projects. This includes but is not limited to Process improvements, capital projects and Lean projects across multi-disciplined functions which may also require global and network support and collaboration.

Responsibilities:

  • Use scientific, product and process understanding as a basis for developing risk-based approaches to investigations and troubleshooting that will feed into future projects.
  • Develop project scope, cost and delivery time schedule for projects, working and collaborating closely with NPI leads to ensure integration into ongoing Validations and/or Technical transfers.
  • Be accountable for equipment design and qualification; assisting in C&Q execution planning; system boundary definition, system level and component criticality impact assessments, use of quality risk management, User Requirement Specs. and requirements traceability matrices, Document Management Systems, FAT/SAT and C&Q protocol development, project implementation.
  • Drive and support continuous improvement by active participation in projects, system failure investigations and investigation reports, execution/development of change control, and contribution to Kaizen events as appropriate.
  • Act as a liaison with global engineering services and facilities as well as specialist vendors to deliver projects on time and in full as required by the business.
  • Comply with Global Policies, Procedures and Guidelines, regulatory requirements and execute current Good manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in the performance of day-to-day activities and all applicable job functions, ensuring consideration of the impact on GMP and compliance and decisions made.
  • Accountable for compliance via documentation completion, risk assessments, closing out corrective action, participate in audits and inspections and proactively highlighting any issues around compliance.
  • Managing vendors for work on site ensuring compliance with safety and permitting requirements for all on site activities.
  • Presentations and reporting out on progress of projects to stakeholder as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred; ideally in a Science, Engineering or Other Technical discipline,
  • Engineering and/or validation experience in a sterile manufacturing environment and have a proven track record in leading a technical team through sustaining operations and technical transfer projects.
  • Green Belt preferable.
  • Considerable experience in a comparable role; would typically have experience operating as a senior professional and adding considerable value to the business.
  • Experience in leading through change would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of regulatory/code requirements to Irish, European and International Codes, Standards and Practices.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of sterile filling processes and equipment especially aseptic processing.
  • Experience of executing and/or managing through equipment and process design and validation in a sterile environment.
  • Excellent report, standards, policy writing skills required.
  • Automation and MES knowledge.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and job-related computer applications required.
  • Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired.
  • Experience in audit preparation and execution desired.
  • Having a strong safety ethos.
  • Have proven record of process improvement implementation.
  • Have a proven record of project management of change in a commercial site.

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