Job Ref: 2619 Recruiter: Paul Sinnott
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: 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 / Food role as a Project/Packaging Engineer

·         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.

For further information or to apply please contact: Paul Sinnott Recruitment Consultant at kppm in Dublin on 086 043 8665 or Email

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