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Project Engineer

  • Job reference: 929385
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 10/01/2020

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


Job Purpose
Our client is seeking to recruit a Contract Project Engineer to support the management and execution of projects throughout the full project life cycle from initiation to closeout. The projects will include a diverse mix of capital and expense projects on Process, Utilities and Automation/IT (AIT) systems.

Reporting to the Projects Programme Manager, the Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting a diverse portfolio of strategic projects and will have the capability to project manage small projects autonomously as the business requires.

The successful candidate will have frequent exposure to senior management as they execute projects that shape our overall strategy and transform our site into a best-in-class Biopharmaceutical facility. Project execution will focus on safety, schedule, and budget adherence while complying with good engineering practices, company policies, regulations, and codes.

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Junior to intermediate level Project Engineer/Project Manager with experience in managing cross functional teams, delivering complex Manufacturing Facility and Processing projects, in a highly automated GMP Production environment
  • Degree in Science/Engineering - Level 8 desirable
  • Project execution experience in Pharmaceutical/Bio-pharmaceutical experience >2 years
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage and execute projects from initiation to completion: Full project lifecycle experience from end to end design through to C&Q and handover
  • Understands the project management process; programming, scope development, design development, implementation, project closeout
  • Assure compliance with good engineering practices, Company policies, regulations and codes
  • Experience managing the overall financial performance of engineering projects, including cash flow, life cycle costs, business opportunities and risks. Experience using SAP and budgeting tools.
  • Effective Contractor/Vendor Management
  • Excellent Communication / Organisation Skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation from Project teams to Site Leadership Team
  • Project Schedule Management/Schedule Development
  • Execution/Adherence - demonstrated record of on time delivery
  • Risk management & action plans to mitigate risk
  • Strict Adherence to safe working practices as set out in the safety statement and other company safety rules and control and monitor the safe working practices of contractors while on site. Understanding of Environmental Health & Safety Requirements on a Pharmaceutical Plant
  • Demonstrable record of delivering right first time handover of documentation.
  • Ability to work with end user on developing operating procedures, maintenance & calibration plans,
  • Strong competency in CMMS systems, preferably Maximo
  • Strong computer MS Office skills (PP, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the principles of Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Excellent inter-personal skills

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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