Bioprocess Engineer

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JO-1907-64616_1562230240


Bioprocess Engineer

As a Bioprocess Engineer you will have the opportunity to develop in a dynamic, diverse work environment at an expanding site with state-of-the-art Biotech facilities on the back of significant capital investments. These facilities reflect the growth in Biotech launch and commercialization at the Cork site based on our strong product pipeline.


· Core member of the cross functional manufacturing process teams providing technical engineering support to Upstream, and Downstream operations in a dynamic work environment,

· Support and participate in commissioning and start-up activities of biotech unit operations and equipment.

· Initiate and implement facility and equipment upgrades to improve plant productivity and throughput through capital investment projects.

· Lead the introduction of new products with associated new unit operations and equipment and ensure that bio-processing at the site stays current with class leading processing and equipment innovations.

· Develop and predict processing strategies and throughput for the various products for the site biotech business through the use of modelling tools.

· Support the optimisation of existing and developing processes using state of the art equipment in our newly established scale up plant.

· Work with our Research and Development colleagues in the US to optimize and streamline our processes and transfer these to the Cork site.


· Degree qualified - Biochemical/Chemical Engineering with ideally a minimum of 2 years relevant knowledge of upstream and/or downstream biopharmaceutical unit operations, manufacturing processes, bioreactor design and control, SIP/CIP, filtration, chromatography techniques etc.

· Deep technical interest and understanding in the field of Biochemical/Chemical Engineering.

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

· Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a process team consisting of a diverse group of management, production/science and engineering professionals.

· Creativity to identify improvement opportunities and the tenacity/initiative to see them implemented. Guidance/mentoring of others through processes.

· Flexibility to meet business needs.

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