Process Engineer

This is a fixed term contract day role (no shift)

  • Location: Waterford

About the job

How would you like to transform patients lives through delivering best in class products day in, day out? As part of highly focussed and integrated Engineering team, you will be able to do exactly that within Waterford’s hi-tech manufacturing facility as a Process Engineer.

Manufacturing & Supply

We deliver 4.3 billion healthcare solutions to people every year, thanks to the flawless planning and meticulous eye for detail of our Manufacturing & Supply teams. With your talent and ambition, we can do even more to protect people from infectious diseases and bring hope to patients and their families. Your job, as Process Engineer within our pre-filled syringe team, will be to support the manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies (mAb) commercial products, aid technology transfer of new products and introduce capacity enablers.

Main responsibilities:

  • The main area of work is to own and deliver batch release related activity for the PFS Fill and Inspection Operations - such as investigations, Root cause analysis, CAPA generation and closure, work order investigations and addressing batch comments from the quality team.

  • Assist with projects, which works under the bracket of continuous improvement in the existing thawing, formulation, filling, filter integrity testing and wash/autoclave areas to facilitate NPI and capacity expansion including but not limited to single use technology vendor selection, component introduction and qualification.

  • Execute Process Engineering activities (cycle development protocol/reports, project improvements, deviations, problem solving, change controls, etc) to schedule and to the appropriate compliance and safety standards.

  • Other activities will include helping on the existing Aseptic Syringe Filling Line which includes Debagger / Ebeam / Delid / Deline / Isolator / Syringe filling machine with multi filling technologies.

  • Delivery of key performance metrics (SQDCI) to optimise the commercial manufacturing.

About you

  • Experience in a highly regulated GMP environment.

  • Degree in an Engineering discipline.

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.

  • Strong documentation/protocolgeneration and execution skills.

  • We would also particularly like to hear from those with a background in batch release, root cause analysis and investigation exposure, experience in syringe/vial filling and inspection and/or in sterile manufacturing.

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

  • Play an instrumental part in creating best practice within our manufacturing facility.

  • Our Waterford site is easily accessible from the M9 and offers excellent facilities including a subsidized restaurant and newly refurbished gym.

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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