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Head of Engineering - Centre of Excellence

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: COE, 2802 - AXBL
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Engineering and Maintenance, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 28/02/2018
Describe the job:  

A leading Pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced, SME in Engineering to be based in Ireland.  The company has been going through a Global Transformation; my client is investing $250m into the site and looking to increase headcount onsite from 800 to 1000 people by the end of 2018.  This investment is to retrofit their current production facility as well as to develop a couple of Greenfield projects.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible a diverse team of engineering professionals
  • The role has overall responsibility for the site’s Electrical, Energy Management, Reliability, Process Safety Engineering and emergency response and security systems to ensure safe, compliant and reliable operation of site manufacturing operations.
  • Will work closely with cross-functional onsite teams including Operations, Facility Management, I.T, Strategic Partners and Engineering projects and will ensure a strong partnership
  • Align with Global Engineering, Reliability, Energy, EHS, and Technical Operations. Thereby ensuring that the site has best in class infrastructure and systems to manufacture and supply of Quality pharmaceutical products
 

Skills and Experience required:
  • MSc in Engineering or related field and 5 years of experience in the design and maintenance of process control systems.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or a similar operating environment, which includes significant leadership roles and demonstrated capability at managing large diverse teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. Engineering, Manufacturing or Quality etc.)
  • Very strong leadership skills and technical knowledge
  • Strong understanding of bioprocessing equipment design principles and sanitary equipment design requirements.
  • Desirable to have qualification in Reliability Engineering and/or Project Management.
  • Process Safety Certification an advantage
What this Job Offers You

Provides expertise in the Project engineering, maintenance and industrial process control.  My client is looking for an action oriented, proactive problem solver who has ambitions to move to head of department within with 3 years.  This is a real opportunity to join a select team in leading the way in the Biotech industry.  

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call +4420 3758 8963 for a confidential discussion.

 


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