Project Engineer – Cork

BPE provides Project Management and Engineering Design Services to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science Sectors in Ireland. As a company we specialize in the design and delivery of process-driven projects up to €100 million in capital value.

Due to continued growth and expansion we are seeking to hire a Project Engineer. This position will be based onsite with our valued client.

We require an experienced professional from the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector.


-Maintain project records, calculations, assumptions in line with site procedures.

-Plans, executes and tracks the progress of the project through the design phases and ensures that the key deliverables as per the client standard are adhered to.

-Works on own initiative and highlights potential design issues with proposals.

-Familiar with ATEX directive and demonstrated use of same on projects.

-Awareness of EU Safety Directives and demonstrated use of same on projects.

-Awareness of the PED directive and demonstrated use of same on projects.

-Ability to deal with contractor and equipment vendor queries in a timely manner.


– 4+ years process / project management experience with a degree in chemical or mechanical engineering.

– Chartered Engineer an advantage but not a requirement.

– Must have a good appreciation for designing systems within a GMP environment.

–  Must have a thorough understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, industry practices and standards.

– Must be able to provide solutions to moderately complex to semi-routine problems.

– Must have the ability to recognise deviations from accepted practice as required.

– Must be able to apply knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

– Must be able to exercise judgement within generally well-defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

– Normally receives no instruction on routine work and general instructions on new assignments.

– Strong verbal, technical writing, project management and interpersonal skills are required.

The key to our continued success in providing professional engineering services is the quality of our people. We employ the best and we invest significantly in their training and development. As a member of the BioPharma Engineering team, we will help you to grow and develop your career to its full potential.

We have opportunities in engineering and many other areas, both in our multi-disciplinary design office and on site-positions and we are committed to matching your career expectations with a job that is challenging and rewarding.