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Hannah Doyle
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Project Engineer - Contract - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Carlow
Role Description:

As a Project Engineer, reporting to the Associate Director Technical Engineering, you will lead key Engineering projects at Carlow, specializing in process improvements, capital projects, and Lean initiatives.

Role Functions:

  • Manage end-to-end execution of Engineering projects, covering scope development, design, build/install, qualification, and handover to operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for project scoping, integration with NPI leads, and contribution to ongoing Validations and Technical transfers.
  • Drive continuous improvement through active participation in projects, system failure investigations, and change control.
  • Act as a liaison with global engineering services, facilities, and vendors to ensure timely project delivery.
  • Ensure compliance with global policies, regulatory requirements, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Present project progress to stakeholders and manage vendor activities on-site, ensuring safety and permitting compliance.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Considerable experience in a comparable role, demonstrating senior-level contributions to business value.
  • Engineering and/or validation experience in a sterile manufacturing environment, with a proven track record in leading technical teams.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in sterile filling processes, especially aseptic processing.
  • Proficiency in report writing, standards development, and policy creation.
  • Knowledge of Automation and MES, with Lean Six Sigma Methodology experience desired.
  • Strong safety ethos and a proven record of implementing process improvements.
  • Proven track record in project management and leading through change in a commercial site.

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements, please contact Eoghan Colton on 086 839 5533 or

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