Utility Project Engineer

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameJordan Robb

Job description

Orion Group Life Sciences are currently recruiting a Utilities Project Engineer on behalf of our Multinational Biopharmaceutical Client based in Dublin on an initial 12-Month contract with potential to extend.

The Utility Project Engineer reports to the Senior Manager for Strategic Engineering Projects and is responsible for scoping and executing technical projects in utility areas supporting all areas of the facility including
- Clean Utilities (WFI, Clean Steam, Purified Water, Process Air, Nitrogen)
- Other Utilities (Glycol, HVAC, Instrument Air, Water Systems [e.g. Service, chilled, potable, LPHW], Process Waste)
- Controlled temperature Units including incubators, fridges, and freezers.
- Associated qualified and non-qualified control systems
This includes commissioning and qualification of new equipment and upgrades.
Experience of executing projects in a GMP environment is a prerequisite.

Key Responsibilities
* Project management and execution of assigned projects including project prioritization, resources management, status management and external communication.
* Working with various stakeholders, to scope projects and ensure requirements are satisfied. Project input will span from concept, through design, construction, commissioning and operation
* Coordinating the introduction of new processes, equipment and materials including problem solving and troubleshooting equipment issues prior to qualification & start-up
* Supporting the development and implementation of maintenance programs and spare parts inventory optimization within scope of project delivery.
* Development and management of change controls
* Participate as a member of multidisciplinary site and multisite teams
* Development of detailed specifications, engineering documents, protocols and standard operating procedures
* Work in a collaborative manner within the Teams structure and contributes to Root Cause Investigations and Cross Functional Investigations.
* Work in a collaborative manner with the System Owners, Maintenance Supervisors & Technicians, Capital Project Engineers and Vendors to perform equipment upgrade and/or retrofits.
* Perform all tasks with due care and attention ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and company requirements, policies and procedures
* Support a safe working environment by complying with environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations
* Travel may be required to support execution of projects

Experience and Qualification:
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Relevant Experience
* Typically, 3+ years engineering experience, preferably within a GMP manufacturing environment.
* Proven project management experience.
* Strong mechanical capability with hands on experience in a technical role within similar areas.
* Demonstrated experience in a GDP Compliant environment.
* Experience in MS Office, MS Project, Change Control & Document Management Systems
* Proven ability working cross functionally, delivering technical solutions and implementing improvements.
* Solid leadership skillset and experience working in a team environment, embracing an interdependent working culture that delivers results
* Technical report writing and communication/presentation skills
* Data driven decision maker
* Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-moving environment

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.