Small Molecule Process Engineer

Location Ireland
Contact name: Billy Twomey

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Job ref: 763
Published: 9 days ago
Small Molecule Process Engineer

  • Provide process engineering support in batch API supply, through application of chemical engineering fundamentals
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities related to equipment and processes as member of cross-functional process team.
  • Support the tech transfer, scale-up and development of new processes and unit operations across batch processing platforms
  • Utilise root cause analysis techniques to investigate process and equipment issues and deliver robust and sustainable corrective and preventative actions
  • Monitor, assess and document equipment performance to maintain ongoing qualification.
  • Develop and maintain the basis of safety for process equipment
  • Develop and implement unit operation and equipment control strategy to sustain and optimize small molecule API processes.
  • Integrate mechanistic modelling, process simulation and analysis into current and future processes to enhance process understanding and control.

Key Attributes
  • Process Engineering third level qualification.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in manufacturing areas such as;
    • Production Operations/Unit Operation support (reactions, distillations, crystallizations, drying, milling etc).
    • Production Operations Utility support (e.g. vacuum pumps, waste systems / tanks, scrubbers/vent header systems, solvent distribution systems, high/low pressure nitrogen distributions, vessel heat-transfer systems, HVAC, etc).
  • Experience in Process Safety and Quality Compliance aspects of manufacturing and project delivery.
  • Working in a collaborative cross-functional team environment.
  • Self-motivated, proactive approach with a commitment to meet deadlines.