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Job Description

A Process Engineer is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Co. Clare based biopharma client. The role will support the manufacturing organisation, it's day-to-day site operations, process improvements as well as support to CapEx and Technical Transfer project activities across the site.

Role of this position

  • Support Capital project design and review activities, particularly Single use equipment items & setup.
  • Support Process Technical transfer activities; including Design of Experiments, Single-Use items specifications development for manufacturing use and ongoing Process FMEA activities.
  • Coordination of vendor activities for Commissioning & Qualification, Maintenance & Calibration and/or process improvements.
  • Assist with the implementation and development of applicable engineering specifications and standards.
  • Provide SME input to on-site SH&E programmes including process and task risk assessments, investigations and/or any other related aspect of safety improvement performed by the process engineer.
  • Assist with the implementation, maintenance and measurement of a framework for compliance and continuous improvement in quality performance. Exhibit a right-first-time ethos while sustaining compliance to statutory, regulatory and company standards, procedures and systems.


  • Comprehensive practical and theoretical background in a wide range of Biopharmaceutical equipment and manufacturing processes. Cleanroom working knowledge is essential. Experience of working in a start-up is desirable.
  • Min 5 years' Experience of working within a Biopharmaceutical environment in a Process engineering role.
  • Knowledge of biopharmaceutical process operations including Media & Buffer prep, Upstream & Downstream (i.e. Single Use Bioreactors, Centrifuges, UF/DF, TFF) is essential. Experience with Fill Finish operations is desirable.
  • Familiarity with computerised equipment systems and the principles of data integrity, including assessment and verification for new and existing equipment.
  • Experience with the requirements of commissioning and qualification of process equipment and utilities items.

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