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Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 927141
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 16/08/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Project Engineer for our multinational medical devices client based in the Limerick area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose

The successful candidate will have ownership for the successful installation and validation of a manufacturing cell. This will include the identification and spec'ing of the required equipment. Liaising with vendors to ensure requirements are meet and schedules are maintained, the creation and approval of FAT and SAT documentation associated with their assigned cell. It will also include the development of an installation schedule and execution of the SAT testing once the equipment is installed.


Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Define or assist in defining process equipment requirements and specifications based on process requirements, client safety requirements and customer needs
  • Perform project management tasks for medium to large scale projects involving either new or existing equipment
  • Assist in determining the budget to support requirements
  • Evaluate or assist in evaluating technology necessary to support requirements
  • Propose options to Management/Customer/Stakeholders
  • Provide technical support for projects
  • Support and/or develop and execute equipment or process related validations in accordance with IML requirements, processes and procedures
  • Assist in negotiation with equipment suppliers
  • Utilise necessary project tools, i.e. URS, Microsoft Project, etc. to manage projects successfully
  • Develop the necessary equipment, process and product knowledge to be recognised as a local expert
  • Measure/evaluate equipment efficiencies, downtime and assist in the development of maintenance requirements
  • Propose and implement improvement projects that improve compliance, improve efficiencies, yields or throughputs
  • Define root cause and implement solutions to equipment and process related non-conformances utilising the NCMR and CAPA processes

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent experience/Advanced technical degree
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in a technical position
  • Technical leadership
  • Prior experience in a GMP or medical device manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience in equipment and process validation activities
  • Process development experience
  • Equipment conceptual skills
  • Experience of bespoke capital equipment
  • Proven technical skills
  • Ability to organise medium complexity technical issues
  • Ability to work effectively in a changing environment
  • Knowledge of equipment and process validation and documentation procedures and processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Results orientated, completes tasks
  • Conscientious, self-directed and motivated
  • Proven problem solver
  • Organised and results orientated
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Develop good working relationships across the business
  • Ability to motivate and lead - must be team orientated
  • Honest, open, flexible approach

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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