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Job Description

A Head of Engineering is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Clare based biopharmaceutical client.

Role of this position

  • In collaboration with the Head of Operations and Head of Quality, setup site operational and GMP systems to ensure Successful HPRA License applications.
  • Support the EHS team to ensure that the site and Construction activities has a robust safety program.
  • Maintain external contacts with facilities and engineering service providers, contractors and vendors.
  • Manage budgets through external vendor POs and accrual of expenses.
  • Deliver compliant and robust engineered solutions to improve reliability and efficiency of systems and equipment based upon operational best practices and periodic reviews.
  • Recruit and develop a talented, professional engineering team.


  • Min 10 Years' experience in a leadership role in biopharmaceutical operations and expert knowledge of equipment, facilities, automation.
  • Strong leadership experience demonstrating proven ability of developing and inspiring a team towards delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Proven experience of creating clear focus and direction accompanied with empowerment and holding teams accountable for delivery.
  • Ability to be able to think creatively to solve problems and overcome barriers and obstacles whilst dealing with conflict with a diplomatic approach.

Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 or email
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900