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A Bioprocess Engineer is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our Limerick based start-up Biopharmaceutical Client. Process Engineering is core to delivering a right first time facility start up and continued support of ongoing manufacturing operations into the future.

Role of this position

  • Provide Process Engineering support to the Global Facility Delivery team with a strong focus on right first time and on schedule facility start-up (e.g. design reviews, process safety assessments, User Requirements, C&Q support, Unit Operation Shakedown, Facility Run Rate Readiness)
  • Define and own relevant aspects of the overall integrated Operational Readiness Plan (e.g. SOP development, maintenance strategy, automation optimization, run rate readiness, MES EBR requirements, alarm requirements, Performance Qualification Study Requirements / Protocol Development etc.)
  • Own the Performance Qualification strategy and execution for area of responsibility
  • Support initial Operations Training requirements as the Equipment and Area SME
  • Lead/support the tech transfer of new processes into the facility

Post Start-Up:
  • Provide process engineering support through application of process engineering fundamentals
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities related to equipment and processes as core member of cross-functional process team
  • Utilise root cause analysis techniques to investigate process and equipment issues and deliver robust and sustainable corrective and preventative actions
  • Monitor, assess and document equipment performance to maintain ongoing qualification
  • Develop and maintain the basis of safety for process equipment
  • Develop and implement unit operation and equipment control strategy


  • Hons Degree qualified - Process / Chemical Engineer or Bioprocess / Biochemical Engineering degree with ideally >2 years' relevant experience in Large Molecule Manufacturing / Technical Services / Process Engineering
  • Deep technical interest and understanding in the field of Process and Chemical Engineering
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a Process Team consisting of a diverse group of management, production, science, quality and engineering professionals
  • Creativity to identify improvement opportunities and the tenacity/initiative to see them implemented
  • Guidance/mentoring of others through processes
  • Flexibility to meet business needs

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
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Manufacturing & Production

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900