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Lead Process Engineer




BioPharma Engineering

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Job Description:


We are seeking a Lead Process Design Engineer to join our growing Unispace Life Sciences team. The role reports directly to the Process Engineering Manager. The successful candidate will have full autonomy to lead, grow and develop the role. Attractive remuneration package, supportive team, and colleagues, alongside a long-term opportunity for career growth in the company’s expansion.


Development of designs from concept through to detailed design and construction.
Management and coordination of process design on projects including design and design optimization.
Responsible for project process deliverables, liaising with other discipline leads on process issues and leading a team of process engineers.
Development and maintenance of project specifications, inquiry packages and P&ID drawings.
Design and specification of equipment and systems to current regulations and design standards.
Selection of/ liaising with Suppliers for both standard and bespoke equipment
Client and vendor interfaces and management.
Development of URS, FRS, P&ID’s, and other project and process drawings and documentation.
Ensure the content of the design is in accordance with all codes and standards, policies and guidelines.


Suitable third-level degree in chemical process engineering or relevant disipline
8+ years of demonstrable pharmaceutical design office experience.
Demonstrated experience of successfully managing the delivery of process designs for pharmaceutical projects.
You will be energetic and dynamic with excellent people management, interpersonal and communication skills to operate within a project delivery environment.


Pension Fund
Paid Holidays
Travel Opportunities – work out of any of our 48 offices globally
Hybrid & Flexible working AND Half days on Friday
Working on multiple diverse projects across life-sciences both in Ireland and globally
Sports and Social Club
Competitive salary

About BPE Engineering: Centre of Excellence

BPE is an award winning design and engineering consultancy firm exclusively servicing the life sciences industry. Our Center of Excellence is based in Ireland with offices in Cork and Dublin. We are a multidisciplinary team of Process, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation and controls, building services design engineers and project managers who come together to deliver complex process projects for some of the world's leading brands. Our work is diverse and challenging. We work with clients to help deliver spaces and infrastructure to support the development and delivery of life changing medicines and solutions. In December of 2021, BPE joined forces with the global architecture firm Unispace to expand its reach and capabilities, and to revolutionize the future of the workplace.

We believe that everyone should work in an environment that inspires productivity, peak performance and delivers wellbeing. Across our 48 global studios we see that positive work environments foster open, collaborative and supportive cultures populated by highly independent, motivated people. While our core business is strategising, designing and building workplaces for some of the biggest brands in the world, we know our people are our #1 asset. We look after them with an extensive Employee Value Proposition program which includes rewards and recognition, career development and a focus on wellbeing.

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Permanent / Full-time

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