Senior Process Engineer with 8+ years experience required to join market-leading pharmaceutical multinational in Co. Westmeath. The successful candidate will be responsible for all technical aspects of the commercial product portfolio and introduction of new products & technologies into commercial manufacturing.


  • Lead and support the process engineering team, setting objectives and assigning resources to manufacturing and site initiatives to meet business objectives and site goals
  • Direct the Process Engineering team to design and implement processes, tools and systems focused on process understanding, real-time monitoring and process optimisation to benefit patients and customers
  • Lead and develop departmental and cross-functional teams to deliver site strategic goals, communicating plans, objectives and progress reports and addressing any issues with the potential to impact strategic goals
  • Champion a collaborative approach to project execution and problem solving, developing good cross-functional relationships
  • Play an active role in the mentoring, coaching and development of staff, promoting a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage relationships with third party clients, fostering an environment of openness and trust
  • Lead and support initiatives to develop and improve business processes and systems both internally and externally across sites
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory and quality requirements, developing and maintaining KPIs to monitor performance and identify potential issues or trends early
  • Keep up to date with regulatory guidance and latest industry direction/technologies


  • B.Sc. in Engineering or Science
  • 8+ years experience in a pharmaceutical operations environment (ideally solid dose)
  • Broad expertise in processing technologies relating to tableting, encapsulation and formulations
  • Experience within a regulated industry and interfacing with relevant regulatory authorities (e.g. FDA)
  • Established track record with evidence of good people management, project management, problem solving, collaborative, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to foster collaborative relationships within and across groups using effective influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to consistently deliver business results, demonstrate ownership and accountability
  • Ability to assume personal responsibility for championing change
  • Must be authorised to work in Ireland

Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence


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