Project / Process Engineer

Department: Engineering & Technology (E&T)

The Project / Process Engineer is responsible for safely coordinating and leading projects
associated with Process Improvements, Automation, Aseptic processing, New Processing
equipment with some Facility / utilities modifications to incorporate same. The primary
responsibility of the role is to ensure that Projects meets their agreed goals/targets on time and
on budget. The E&T Engineer reports directly to the Assoc Dir, Manufacturing/Process
Engineering who will give advice and support to ensure the equipment/facility/utilities design and
goals/targets are achieved.



  • Safely coordinate and lead cross functional project teams for the delivery of
    processing equipment to the site based on planned timelines and scope.
  • Processing equipment would include e.g. Autoclaves, LAF units, Equipment upgrades,Lyophilsers, Isolators, Containment booths and Stopper processing equipment.
  • Writing User Requirement Specifications.
  • Selecting Vendors and completing Vendor evaluation matrix.
  • Writing ACER’s, placing orders, Project Management & Design review meetings.
  • Coordination of processing equipment installation and services hook up, working with Equipment Vendors and Engineering personnel.
  • Lead the Project Team participation in Factory Acceptance Testing program.
  • Coordination of all equipment documentation requirements.
  • Commissioning of equipment for Validation activities and Engineering support during
  • Work with the E&T Manager & System Owner / Project Team for direction and advice /  support on key project outcomes.
  • Ensure handover training and co-ordinating of maintenance manuals, Spare parts,
    O&M’s & PM schedules.


Contribute in a team environment on specific technical problem solving forums
associated with Product manufacture & Aseptic fill.

  • Deliver on Process improvement projects which are known as Green Belt projects.


  • Lead your regular weekly / bi-weekly Project review meetings with your Project team
  • Attend the twice weekly E&T Tier 2 meeting with your Manager.

Key Requirements:


  • Third level qualification in an Engineering or equivalent discipline/experience
  • Experience of working in Biologics, Pharmaceuticals or Medical device industry. Minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience.
  • Project Management experience with a proven record.
  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills required to operate in a multi-function project
    team set up.
  • Good team leading skills and ability to work closely with other areas/departments within an
  • Relationship Building: Establishing working relationships with main contacts through a
    hands on approach and giving clear and concise instruction.
  • Planning & Organising: Able to plan activities and tasks whilst ensuring the required
    number of people are available and in place to perform the task.
  • Passion for results: – Drive, high energy and ability to work under pressure and deliver
    results; get things done (an action-oriented approach); overcome obstacles.
  • Culture fit: Have a people centred approach in a team environment whilst upholding the
    values and ethos of the company.
  • Undertake any travel that the role may require for design review meeting, build inspections,
    Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT’s) etc.

For further information contact Sean on 094 90 29944.

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.