AbbVie Process Equipment Engineer (API) in Sligo, Ireland

Process Equipment Engineer (API)

Ireland, Connaught, Sligo

Engineering

Requisition #1802962

Do you want to work in the No. 1 Great Place to Work in Ireland? Interested in delivering world class solutions to our patients?

Then, AbbVie might be the company for you!

We are currently sourcing a Process Equipment Engineer supporting our API production in our Manorhamilton Road, Sligo site.

In this role, you will provide engineering support and technical trouble shooting to all site operations and reliability of equipment and processes by the successful identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives. Part of your role is to manage the execution of projects within the engineering group including specific Process Safety Projects and to support the provision of process safety initiatives to the site, ensuring equipment performance is maximized.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide engineering support and technical trouble shooting to all site operations and reliability of equipment and processes by the successful identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiative

  • Leadership of commissioning and validation activities

  • Identification and project management of continuous improvement projects

  • Work closely with all site functions and other departments to deliver these continuous improvement projects

  • Preparation of feasibility studies and budget management of all assigned projects

  • Assessing EHS impacts of new processes and products at the facility with a particular focus on process safety.

  • Support the preparation and implementation of the sites Industrial HygieneProgramme (Containment verification).

  • Management and negotiation of external contracts and contractors.

  • Support all major site initiatives and sites core goals. Identification andimplementation of continuous improvement initiatives to drive the required departmental cost reductions.

  • Co-ordination between engineering and EHS group on current and new productintroductions on process safety related issues

  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered to.

Basic:

  • A Bachelors Degree in a relevant Engineering Disciplin

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in process engineering, with relevant experience of batch processing, automation, project management, commissioning and validation equipment reliability and continuous improvement.

  • Detailed Knowledge of cGMP and regulatory requirements relating to the Healthcare industry is required.

  • 2 years experience of start-ups and/or new product introductions to pharmaceutical facilities.

  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to deliver projects on schedule, within budget, and meeting the predefined quality requirements.