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Senior Quality Engineer

SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER Our Client, One of the largest medical device companies based in Galway is currently recruiting Senior Quality Engineer . The successful candidate will lead and work as part of a team to maintain high quality and performance standards on all Medical products. Reporting to the Operations Quality Manager, the position will be challenging and will require an ability to lead a team and work on own initiative and with minimum supervision. The Role • Lead and drive QA initiatives within area of functional responsibility. • Provide quality inpu...

Location: Galway,
Senior Quality Engineer
Galway Not Disclosed

Bioprocess Engineer Career Profile

Bioprocess Engineer


A bioprocess engineer (Upstream or Downstream) is a specialist engineer that is involved in the development and optimisation of engineering systems used in biotechnology and the biopharmaceutical sector. The combination of engineering and development can be used in pharmaceutical bioprocessing or other production areas.

Biopharmaceutical companies are the main employers of bioprocess engineers. Bioprocess engineers are responsible for troubleshooting and monitoring of equipment all through the production process. The bioprocess engineer also works closely with the research team and may be involved in collecting, analyzing and presenting data as well as supervisory roles within the team.

Bioprocess engineering generally come from backgrounds in biotechnology, biochemistry or bioprocess science. Graduate positions are scarce and generally a number of years experience is required to secure a position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and predicting process strategies and throughputs through effective facility and process design of a multi-product manufacturing platform.

Key Requirements

  • A degree-level qualification in Biochemical/Chemical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Knowledge of the downstream biopharmaceutical unit operations involved with bioreactor design and control, SIP/CIP, filtration etc.
  • Experience in either design or commissioning of a mammalian cell-based biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant.
  • Operations experience in purification or related bioprocess manufacturing experience in an established biotech production operation.