Job Ref: 2710 Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

PROCESS ENGINEER s  – Pharmaceutical (Dublin)

Kppm are currently looking to recruit a number of Process Engineers for our client a Pharmaceutical Bulk Manufacturing  plant in Dublin South West.

JUNIOR Level with 1 to 2 years experience, INTERMEDIATE Level with 2 to 5 years experience & SENIOR Level with 5+ years experience.

Key Requirements:

  • 3rd level Degree: Mechanical / Process / Chemical Engineering plus relevant number of years experience in Pharmaceuticals bulk manufacturing.
  • Proven problem solving capabilities.
  • Analytical thinker with good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools; excel, word.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Knowledge of equipment risk assessments.

The role:  To work as part of the Process Engineering team who are responsible for:   Process improvements by minimising waste and variation in processes, in order to improve efficiency, reduce cost and maximise profitability within the bulk business unit function.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide technical support to the bulking plant areas.
  • To address any Technical issues and protect and maintain the quality and safety of the products being manufactured.
  • To carry out root cause investigations and put strong corrective and preventative measures in place to ensure no reoccurrence.
  • To lead process improvement initiatives in the bulk area including the initiation and owning of change controls.
  • To lead in process mapping and risk assessing of equipment and processes.
  • To assist with the technical transfer of bulk products into the manufacturing facility.
  • Improve equipment availability % by understanding failure modes of the equipment and putting strong corrective and preventative measures in place to ensure the failures are eliminated / minimised.
  • Assist in the technical writing of SOPs and Work Instructions to ensure the correct standardised processes are in place and followed.
  • Assist with the creation of training packages on the use and maintenance of equipment and processes.
  • To work closely with the equipment manufacturers to ensure the correct procedures are in place for the lifecycle of the equipment.
  • Assist with equipment purchasing through the use of equipment commissioning processes
  • Partake in technical and feasibility studies
  • To think both creatively and logically to resolve process problems using Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • To liaise with cross functional groups to improve processes and equipment usage in order to improve overall availability and output


For further information or to apply:    Contact: Tom Doyle at kppm,  Phone: 086 8205038 or Email:

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