Process Engineer Team Lead

Posted 02 August 2022
SalaryCompetitive Rates
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLife Sciences & Engineering Technologies
ContactDeanna Healy

Job description

The Company

Our client is a leading global Pharmaceutical organisation with significant operations here in Ireland including one of Irelands leading bulk API manufacturing operations in addition to offering contract manufacturing and development services. This innovator has led the way in the development of APIs and Chemical Intermediates here in Ireland and internationally and has a talented workforce developed with exceptional technical capabilities in addition to renowned facilities worldwide. At their Irish operations, this business currently manufactures some of the world's most important medicines and continue to do so. As a result of continued growth, this organisation are currently looking to recruit for a Process Engineer Team Lead to lead an important area in the organisations Process Engineering Group.

The Role

This exciting permanent role will see the successful candidate manage and co-ordinate a team of Process Engineers, on site at their Dublin location.

Key Responsibilities would include:

  • Provide technical support and oversight for engineers and promote development of technical excellence within the Operations group.
  • Support in manufacturing including new product introductions.
  • Work cross-functionally with development, manufacturing, API supply, quality, engineering, and maintenance groups.
  • Manage and identify opportunities for improvement in the areas of Changeover and Cleaning.
  • Drive plant campaigns and ensure a focus is maintained by plant personnel and campaign support team members on achieving throughput & yield.
  • Lead and support quality and safety investigations. Support the technical and professional development of engineers and identify learning opportunities for the group.

The Person

In order to be considered for this role, specific requirements for the successful candidate would include:

  • Minimum Level 8 Degree in an Engineering or Scientific qualification (higher level or Chemical Engineering or similar qualification would be advantageous but not essential).
  • 5+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a preference for either Drug Product or Drug Substance manufacturing experience.
  • Strong technical background in Process Engineering and good understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated previous leadership/management experience is an additional bonus but will also consider candidates looking to enhance their career through progression

What's on offer:

  • Competitive base salary + Pension + Private Healthcare + Bonus linked to results
  • Excellent opportunities for career enhancement and personal development through a well-established further education program

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Déanna Healy at HRM on +353 87 636 9263 for a confidential discussion.