Senior Equipment Engineer

Posted 31 May 2022
SalaryNegotiable
LocationDublin
Job type Contract
DisciplineScience CareersEngineering Careers
ReferenceBBBH537424_1654070738

Job description


Title: Senior Equipment Engineer
Location: Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
Summary:
The Project / Equipment Engineer reports to the Senior Manager for Strategic Engineering Projects and is responsible for scoping and executing technical projects supporting Drug Product manufacturing within Formulation, Component Preparation, Vial/Syringe Filling, Lyophilisation, Device Assembly, Inspection, Labelling and Packaging areas. This includes qualification of new equipment and implementation of associated reliability and maintenance programs.

Key Responsibilities:
* Project management and execution of assigned projects including project prioritization, resources management, status management and external communication.
* Working with various stakeholders, to scope projects and ensure requirements are satisfied. Project input will span from concept, through design, construction, commissioning and operation
* Coordinating the introduction of new processes, equipment and materials including problem solving and troubleshooting equipment issues prior to qualification & start-up
* Development and implementation of maintenance programs and spare parts inventory optimization with the introduction of new equipment.
* Ability to translate strategic/emerging technology solutions into pragmatic executable plans
* Development and management of change controls
* Participate as a member of multidisciplinary site and multisite teams
* Development of detailed specifications, engineering documents, protocols and standard operating procedures
* Work in a collaborative manner within the Process Teams structure and contributes to Root Cause Investigations and Cross Functional Investigations.
* Works in a collaborative manner with the System Owners, Maintenance Supervisors & Technicians, Capital Project Engineers and Vendors to perform equipment upgrade and/or retrofits.
* Perform all tasks with due care and attention ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and company requirements, policies and procedures
* Support a safe working environment by complying with environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations
* Travel may be required to support execution of projects

Qualifications and Experience:
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical) or Relevant Experience
* Typically, 5+ years engineering experience, preferably in the biotechnology industry / aseptic pharmaceutical environment or Automated Inspection, Labelling and Ancillary processes.
* Filling or Packaging Experience preferred.
* Technology transfer experience preferred.
* Proven project management experience.
* Strong mechanical capability with hands on experience in a technical role within a high-volume manufacturing environment, is advantageous
* Demonstrated experience in a GDP Compliant environment.
* Experience in MS Office, MS Project, Change Control & Document Management Systems
* Proven ability working cross functionally, delivering technical solutions and implementing improvements.
* Solid leadership skillset and experience working in a team environment, embracing an interdependent working culture that delivers results
* Technical report writing and communication/presentation skills
* Data driven decision maker
* Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-moving environment

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