Senior Project Engineer

Website Ref: TPM03863

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company based in Tipperary and they are looking for a Senior Project Engineer to support on capital projects. The Project Engineer will be a key member of the project management team on a 60MM capital project. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven track record to lead project delivery efforts and to influence others, and have knowledge of Cleanroom/HVAC/Utilities/E&I, equipment and utilities systems.


  • Assist in the development of project plans and successfully execute them according to established schedule, cost and performance standards.
  • Work closely with EPCM to effectively & efficiently progress the facility and utility design
  • Manage design, construction, commissioning and qualification, schedule and cost in collaboration with other project team members, personnel, outside contractors and suppliers.
  • Track and report progress as required against project deliverables.
  • Ensure there is a strong safety culture and performance in the execution of capital projects
  • Monitor progress of project milestones with all team members and provide status reports. that all project stakeholders are informed and consulted on key project activities, progress and decisions.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate electronic and paper documentation & filing systems to ensure that all project documents are filed during project execution and safely archived following project completion.
  • Ensures that good Engineering practices are utilised and aligned with customer’s needs from requirements gathering, through design and execution.
  • Manage project changes and ensure all are captured, documented and assessed.
  • Manage the execution of Commissioning & Qualification documentation.
  • Manage a change control procedure to the assigned scope.
  • Participate in EPCMV led HAZOP and design reviews.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must have as a minimum a 3rd level Degree in Engineering, preferably Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical.
  • Preferable to have a qualification in project management – PMP or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in project management of capital projects in a high tech industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven level of experience in delivering significant capital projects within the pharmaceutical sector.
  • Understands the typical project life cycle from concept through to qualification and has proven experience in this area.
  • Familiar with engineering project management tools, financial management skills including an ability to work within budgets, and engineering technical skills.
  • Proven knowledge, appreciation and experience of working in strongly regulated GMP environment.
  • Ability to coordinate activities to deliver projects to an aggressive schedule.
  • Knowledge of clean room installation an Advantage.
  • Previous experience in an API setting an advantage

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