Job Ref: 2885 Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

Project Engineer (Dublin)

Kppm are currently looking to recruit a Project Engineer for our client a global pharmaceutical leader with 50+ years providing medicine to people throughout the globe for various medical conditions including:  Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Immunology, Infectious diseases, Oncology, Respiratory, Women Wellness helping fight disease while focused on wellness. Currently have 635 products, employing 35,000 people with sales of $11.11 billion globally.

Reporting to the Engineering Director or assigned line manager. The overall objective of this role is to partake, validate and support a portfolio of project activities on site including new process installations, process modifications and process improvements relating to packaging operations unit. Which could involve involvement in preliminary & detailed design, detailed project plans, regulatory compliance, validation and installation of equipment, progress updates & KPI’s, and the overall support of projects safely, in compliance, on time, in full & within budget with local and external teams.

  • Supporting capital projects team for on-site based projects for Oral Solids Dose Manufacturing, Facilities and Packaging operations.
  • Supporting & executing Validation support activities on site across
  • Partaking or leading potential Continuous improvement programs, Process mapping and gap analysis. Optimization of existing processes to achieve desired targets.
  • Project scoping and gap analysis.
  • Delivering projects and assigned duties on time and on budget.
  • Coordinating changes using the approved change control procedure to ensure that cGMP is adhered to.
  • Support validation activities for project activities including review of validation documentation and attendance at validation activities
  • Design and write summaries for regulatory compliance or project specific
  • Update project details on a regular basis
  • Reporting into the Engineering Director and Site Projects Manager.

Education & Experience

  • Suitable candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in a Pharmaceutical or Food Manufacturing Plant as a Project Engineer preferably:  packaging and or Serialization
  • Ability and proven track record in working and managing multiple departmental teams for operational and capital projects.
  • Background in Oral Solid dose Manufacturing & Packaging would be advantageous.
  • Must possess excellent technical writing ability
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Have the capacity to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must work to the highest engineering standards
  • Have strong technical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in cGMP, general packaging systems and serialization is advantageous.
  • Will require some travel within Europe, depending on project but will be minimal.

This is a staff position and the salary is €Negotiable depending on experience however our client may consider somebody on a long term Contract FOR Services basis if that is what the right candidate is looking for.

For further information or to apply please contact: Tom Doyle Managing Partner at kppm in Dublin on 086 8205038 or Email

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