Process Engineering Lead

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €80,000 - €100,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterCork
  • Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences

Sonas Technical are looking to recruit a Process Engineering Lead to join our client, a leading EPCM firm. This is a key hire for the company and the successful person will work on the pharma and life science team. They are looking for a PAYE hire and offer a strong renumeration package with generous annual leave and contributions towards CPD.

Why apply with Sonas ?

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  • Create process flow diagrams (PFD’s), process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID’s), data sheets, and size specifications for Equipment & Instruments.
  • Develop calculations for loads and equipment sizing, direct physical layout of systems, edit specifications, and prepare design drawings.
  • Coordinate process system interfaces, engaging with project management, vendors, and clients in the biopharmaceutical sector.
  • Conduct process engineering studies, compile reports and calculations.
  • Apply understanding of industry codes and practices.
  • Update the Safety in Design specifications related to Process Engineering.
  • Ensure safety philosophy and outcomes within assigned project areas.
  • Verify design consistency with industry-accepted norms, advanced technologies, and client preferences.
  • Contribute to the Process Knowledge Centre’s development, utilizing existing data.
  • Attend self-improvement seminars for skill enhancement per Discipline Director’s assignments.
  • Perform QA/QC tasks for projects led by discipline leads.
  • Support corporate and discipline-specific procedures and policies.
  • Collaborate with global and European engineering teams.


  • Holds a Chemical Engineering or Processing Engineering Degree.
  • Possesses at least 8 years of engineering and design experience.
  • Holds a minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering design for life science, biotech, or related projects as a facilities/plants engineer or consulting engineer.
  • Required to be an effective team player with good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Detail-oriented mindset.
  • Willing to travel occasionally.

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