Process Scientist

Job description

Job Overview

The Process Engineer will provide technical expertise in Upstream/Downstream processing to support the commercial manufacturing of therapeutic proteins in a mammalian cell culture facility. The role will ensure leadership for on-going optimization of the Upstream/Downstream process and act as a manufacturing Subject Matter Expert (SME) in supporting and ensuring the continued manufacture and supply of quality biologic products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Apply scientific/engineering principles to support process deviations and provide product impact assessments.
  • Provide expertise in the design, commissioning and qualification of the new manufacturing facility; through to commercialisation, ensuring all necessary plans are executed and delivered on
  • Provide technical knowledge in establishing the commercial process and routine manufacturing operations by serving as a commercial manufacturing process
  • Be the escalated point of contact when trouble shooting process issues during start-up, tech transfer activities and commercial
  • Work closely with the extended manufacturing team ensuring any actions and plans are clearly understood and accounted for in alignment with plant operations
  • The Process Engineer will Identify and lead process improvement projects and cost reduction projects and work cross functionally to prioritise projects/support demands from the Business
  • Implement process CAPA’s and performance improvements, conduct investigation
  • Author or review, and approve process validation strategies, protocols and
  • Coaching fellow process engineer/scientist and manufacturing personnel to increase technical knowledge of critical process steps and develop plans to build competencies and

Job Requirements

  • You should have a degree in Science or Engineering with substantial experience in Upstream and/or Downstream processing in a large-scale biopharmaceutical facility with demonstrated expertise.
  • Experience working within a start-up biologics facility would be very beneficial.
  • Experience in the design and execution of process validation studies


If you’d like to work within a state of the art start up biopharmaceutical facility on one of Irelands most exciting expansion projects get in touch now!

Excellent career progression opportunities and remuneration packages on offer.




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