Project Engineer

10 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Justin Pankinas
Job Type
Project Engineer

GES manages significant capital projects worldwide for the company across manufacturing and research divisions and across different lines of business including Animal Health, Human Health, Sterile, Biologics, Pharmaceutical, Chem API at the various manufacturing sites. For the site in Cork the focus is on Sterile, Biologics & Vaccines.
Our client is seeking applications for the position of a GES Project Engineer for a 12-24 month assignment. This is a good opportunity to be involved with a portfolio of projects providing guidance and engineering oversight. This position reports to the Associate Director, Capital Projects Lead.

In summary, the Project Engineer will work within the Global Engineering Solutions (GES) team to direct the activities of the sites Outsourced Engineering Provider (OEP), Project Management Group, in the implementation of assigned capital and expense projects.
They will play a key role in development and management of the OEP Project Portfolio and lead improvement initiatives related to the execution of capital projects.
The Project Engineer must have strong technical knowledge of equipment and buildings design and qualification, preferably within the Sterile, Biologics & Vaccines business areas.
This requires a strong working knowledge of both regulatory and corporate requirements for equipment qualification and process safety requirements including Process Safety Management (PSM) such as HAZOP's, pressure relief and risk assessments.
The Project Engineer could also be assigned to work on larger capital projects if required.

Key core responsibilities will include:
Oversight of the overall design and execution of projects managed by the site OEP team.
Acts as a liaison with the GES Tech Center to ensure required project checklists / reviews are being carried out on OEP projects
Responsibility for the completion of project detailed design, equipment specifications, functional requirement specifications and formulates project execution strategy.
Oversight of the preparation of contract documents for individual project disciplines including Architectural/Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical/Instrumentation.
Works with the OEP provider to select competent vendors and contractors to complete the installation.
Responsibility for and oversight of the completion of handover of equipment and project files to Operations and Plant Records Department.
Responsibility for and oversight of the preparation and approval of Equipment Validation documentation.
Provides GES Business Partner support to specific areas of the site if required.
Provides up-to-date information on the status of capital and expense projects including budget/expenditure and schedule details, including monthly and quarterly accruals and spend forecasts on portfolio projects.
Deputises for the Cork GES Capital Projects Lead as required.

*A 3rd level qualification in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or related discipline
*Preferable to have a minimum of 5-10 years experience in an engineering environment, preferably in a Manufacturing GMP environment.

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