Senior Project Engineer

March 1, 2024
Reference key: ES10610
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Waterford

Senior Project Engineer is required to manage and support projects while providing technical input by market-leading health technology client in Waterford.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Science. (Master’s preferred)
  • Experience in Medical device or pharmaceutical industry is desirable.
  • Project management qualification.
  • Further education in a specialist area or statistics, Six Sigma, PLC – AB, Siemens, B&R, SCADA/HMI vision systems – preferably Cognex.
  • Competent with vision systems, data collection, PLCs
  • Understand B&L metrics and business model.
  • Effective communication with all stakeholders on complex technical topics.
  • Clearly understands and aligns all activities to the Enterprise Excellence model.
  • Knowledgeable of appropriate regulations, standards and GMP.
  • A true leader, proactive and demonstrates initiative.


  • Manage and support projects while providing technical input from an automation viewpoint.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge of B&L processes to support projects and manufacturing after start-up.
  • Specify and procure equipment and manage projects from concept through to validation.
  • Identify areas for improvement within engineering or manufacturing.
  • Project manage / support projects across B&L divisions and geographical locations as required.
  • Provide technical support to projects, manufacturing/ operational staff in automation.
  • Manage Vendors and vendor selection process, getting feedback from operations on performance as well as project performance.
  • Manage, mentor and support project teams and junior engineers as required.
  • Develop user requirement specifications with the end user and other technical documents to support tendering, construction and validation of equipment.
  • Ensure project scope is defined early and managed throughout the project.
  • Manage the project team to ensure tasks are completed to schedule.
  • At all times act in accordance with cGMP and B&L quality procedures and ensure projects are delivered to these requirements.
  • Ensure handover of equipment and documentation to manufacturing in a complete and timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyse information and solve problems
  • Introduce new technologies or processes and is up to date with new technologies and business trends relevant to our business.
  • Write and implement standards and guidelines for engineering and project management practices.

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge medical device technology at a leading company in the industry and opportunity for international travel.