Process Engineering provides the chemical or biochemical processes and equipment that are used to turn raw materials into an end product and is an essential part of the manufacturing industry. Process Engineers create, set specifications, develop, implement and monitor this equipment or these processes as part of the manufacturing system. Within pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing, the processes involved can be chemical or biochemical. Process Engineering is at work during all stages of the manufacturing process. These engineers can be designing innovative processes and equipment for a new facility or they can be involved in the modification and optimization of equipment and processes that are already in place. As a result, Process Engineers work with people all across the manufacturing system including R&D, production staff, management and even customers.
Waterford City is the principal City in the South East of Ireland. The City covers an area of 4,157 hectares and has a population of 50,000 living in the City and its suburbs. A further 150,000 people live within 50 kms of the City and commute the short distance to Waterford City to work, shop and access the rich and varied cultural opportunities in the City. County Waterford offers a dazzling 147 kilometres coastline, with 49 beaches, beautiful river valleys, lakes and two dramatic ranges of very accessible mountains.