Process Engineer

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €50,000 - €65,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences

We’re recruiting a process engineer for our client, a leading project management and consultancy firm that operate in multiple sectors including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, chemical, medical devices, waste treatment and food and beverage. Our client specialises in EPCMV projects worldwide with unrivalled expertise in delivering innovative and sustainable solution.

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  • One point of contact – We can manage all your applications, interviews and negotiations
  • We will get your CV seen by the right hiring managers

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the execution of small projects as a key member of multidisciplinary project design teams.
  • Conduct research, development, and design activities, taking responsibility for the design, procurement, and CQV (Commissioning, Qualification, and Verification) of engineering project services, primarily in the Life Science and Industrial sectors.
  • Contribute to feasibility studies, front-end studies, and detailed engineering design, encompassing capital cost evaluations.
  • Create PFDs (Process Flow Diagrams) and P&IDs (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams), collaborating closely with piping designers in developing process equipment layouts.
  • Perform mass and energy balances, preferably using UNISIM software.
  • Develop and maintain project indices.
  • Prepare equipment technical specifications and procurement enquiry packages.
  • Collaborate with vendors, complete technical and commercial bid analysis of vendor bids.
  • Conduct process design and calculations.
  • Develop CQV documentation.
  • Engage with clients, fellow design team members, and contractors on technical and commercial matters.
  • Assist clients in generating User Requirement Specifications (URS) and Detailed Process Descriptions.
  • Offer process engineering and scientific support to clients.
  • Conduct site walkdowns and redlines of process plant installations.

Key Requirements:

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  • 2-5 years of experience in a consulting/project engineering role within the Life Science industry.
  • Hold a BSc/B.E. in Chemical or Bioprocess Engineering, coupled with substantial experience.
  • Work towards achieving Chartered Engineer status.
  • Possess strong technical skills and written abilities.
  • Demonstrate awareness of sustainability and zero-carbon principles.
  • Exhibit commercial acumen.
  • Display an innate aptitude for process engineering design techniques.
  • Have knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Familiarity with AUTOCAD is preferable.
  • Maintain a highly motivated, can-do attitude with the ability to work with limited supervision, ensuring high-quality standards and meeting delivery timelines.
  • Effective communication skills with clients and external contacts.
  • Background in consulting or life science manufacturing technical services/project support department is preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations within a global consultancy

Position: PAYE Permanent

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