Process Engineers
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Process Engineers

GerTEK is an engineering consultancy company specialising in project management, talent solutions and commissioning qualification and validation services (CQV) to the life sciences and technology sectors. We partner with many of the world’s largest life science & technology companies who entrust in us to deliver their most strategic and important projects with our technically strong personnel ensuring all important activities meet both current requirements and client’s needs.

We are hiring for Process Engineers for the Sligo region.

Job Description

  • Execution of process development on existing products or new late-stage clinical products including scale up to plant equipment.
  • Identification and project management of continuous improvement projects.
  • Support Capital project design and review activities, particularly Single use equipment items & setup and/or process improvements.
  • Provide engineering support to all manufacturing and control system related issues. Tasks include, daily trouble shooting, optimisation, cost reduction, training and coaching of manufacturing personnel.
  • Assist with the implementation and development of applicable engineering specifications and standards.
  • Support of all commissioning and validation activities during project start-up.
  • Identifying continuous improvement activities and leading or participating in cross-functional teams to implement. Supporting activities in the areas of cost reduction, process efficiency and operational excellence.
  • Responsible for ensuring that own work complies with GMP, Data Integrity and Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and is undertaken in accordance with applicable procedures.
  • Develop and manage strong relationships across teams to remove barriers, or time lags while performing effectively within own working groups to achieve favourable outcomes for the business.

Education & Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, process engineering or related technical discipline.
  • 3 year’s plus professional experience within a Biopharmaceutical environment in a Process / Equipment engineering role.
  • Relevant experience of batch processing, automation, technical transfers, scale up, commissioning and validation in a cGMP pharmaceutical industry.
  • Familiarity with computerised equipment systems and the principles of data integrity, including assessment and verification for new and existing equipment.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements are required.
  • Experience with the requirements of commissioning and qualification of process equipment and utilities items.


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