Process Engineer- API

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £35000 - 45000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1351692

 Job Description

Process Engineer £30,000-£50,000. Responsible for providing design, operational & process safety support. You will be developing PFDs, P&IDs, Material & Energy Balance, URS and update engineering documents. For further information please contact Eamonn McCance on 02838445800

Process Engineer (Pharma, £30,000- £50,000)

Your new company
A bespoke R&D facility, a truly innovative range of product, and a top ten company to work for, this company is enjoying considerable growth in profits which they want to invest back into their business in the form of growing headcount.

Your new role
Based within the Engineering & Maintenance department the Process Engineer will be responsible forProcess Engineer- API

Process Engineer (Pharma, £30,000- £50,000)

Your new company
A bespoke R&D facility, a truly innovative range of product, and a top ten company to work for, this company is enjoying considerable growth in profits which they want to invest back into their business in the form of growing headcount.

Your new role
Based within the Engineering & Maintenance department the Process Engineer will be responsible for providing design, operational & process safety support to the ingredients laboratories through all of the company sites.

You’ll be based in the Production facility and the R&D laboratory, where you’ll develop PFDs, P&IDs, Material & Energy Balance, URS, and update existing engineering documents with relevant changes; and maintain a drawing register for all modifications to process, mechanical, equipment and controls.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing engineering support to manufacturing department for day to day production of chemically synthesized active pharmaceutical drug substance and NPIs.
  • Act as an SME for critical unit operations (e.g. chemical reactions, solid/liquid separations, drying, solvent recovery) and process equipment’s.
  • Investigate process, safety incidents, and deviations using Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Understand and comply with Change Management process. Use TrackWise / CAPA to document and manage change.
  • Take ownership of assigned new projects from concept and scope definition, through design phase and approvals – ensuring that design is fit-for-purpose, meets all EHS and GMP regulations and can be delivered within the constraints of manufacturing.
  • Ensure safety by design on all responsible projects, work closely with CDM co-ordinator and take on principle designer role where applicable – drive Safety excellence.
  • Lead and ensure adequate risk assessment tools (What-If/HAZOP/LOPA/FMEA) are used to assess existing processes and proposed changes to plant, process & equipment’s and take actions to eliminate any potential hazards.
  • Lead DSEAR / ATEX risk assessments, Hazardous Area Classifications, improvements and provide training for the other staff.
  • Work closely with Maintenance department to improve effectiveness and ensure adherence to site Planned maintenance systems.
  • Deliver the implementation of Process Excellence program by identifying, leading and implementing process improvements. Use continuous improvement tools (Lean, 6Sigma) to drive process improvements and cost reduction activities delivering a minimum of two Projects per annum.
  • Work with other departments supporting strategic initiatives to ensure Plants are fully compliant with all GMP and EHS requirements.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by management.

What you’ll need to succeed
This is a higher level post within the engineering team, and as such we are looking for an engineer with a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering

Essential criteria:

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HSE regulations
  • Experience in design & operation of chemically synthesized Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing facility
  • Experience in day to day pharmaceutical plant/ equipment engineering support
  • Experience in implementation of capital projects
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience evident and demonstrable in the engineering, Process Safety, Technical Report Writing and Problem Solving

What you’ll get in return
What you’ll get in return
The company is committed to your development and addition to ongoing training, you’ll enjoy Free Life Assurance, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, and company Perks Scheme

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

to the ingredients laboratories through all of the company sites.

You’ll be based in the Production facility and the R&D laboratory, where you’ll develop PFDs, P&IDs, Material & Energy Balance, URS, and update existing engineering documents with relevant changes; and maintain a drawing register for all modifications to process, mechanical, equipment and controls.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing engineering support to manufacturing department for day to day production of chemically synthesized active pharmaceutical drug substance and NPIs.
  • Act as an SME for critical unit operations (e.g. chemical reactions, solid/liquid separations, drying, solvent recovery) and process equipment’s.
  • Investigate process, safety incidents, and deviations using Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Understand and comply with Change Management process. Use TrackWise / CAPA to document and manage change.
  • Take ownership of assigned new projects from concept and scope definition, through design phase and approvals – ensuring that design is fit-for-purpose, meets all EHS and GMP regulations and can be delivered within the constraints of manufacturing.
  • Ensure safety by design on all responsible projects, work closely with CDM co-ordinator and take on principle designer role where applicable – drive Safety excellence.
  • Lead and ensure adequate risk assessment tools (What-If/HAZOP/LOPA/FMEA) are used to assess existing processes and proposed changes to plant, process & equipment’s and take actions to eliminate any potential hazards.
  • Lead DSEAR / ATEX risk assessments, Hazardous Area Classifications, improvements and provide training for the other staff.
  • Work closely with Maintenance department to improve effectiveness and ensure adherence to site Planned maintenance systems.
  • Deliver the implementation of Process Excellence program by identifying, leading and implementing process improvements. Use continuous improvement tools (Lean, 6Sigma) to drive process improvements and cost reduction activities delivering a minimum of two Projects per annum.
  • Work with other departments supporting strategic initiatives to ensure Plants are fully compliant with all GMP and EHS requirements.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by management.

What you’ll need to succeed
This is a higher level post within the engineering team, and as such we are looking for an engineer with a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering

Essential criteria:

  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and HSE regulations
  • Experience in design & operation of chemically synthesized Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing facility
  • Experience in day to day pharmaceutical plant/ equipment engineering support
  • Experience in implementation of capital projects
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience evident and demonstrable in the engineering, Process Safety, Technical Report Writing and Problem Solving

What you’ll get in return
What you’ll get in return
The company is committed to your development and addition to ongoing training, you’ll enjoy Free Life Assurance, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, and company Perks Scheme

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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