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Process Engineer

  • Location: Cork, Munster
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 786
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 July 2021
  • Job Ref: 1036379

NRL are currently recruiting for a Process Engineer to work on projects including art pharma and biotech facilities, with an Irish engineering client of ours, based in Cork.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline

  • Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity

  • Work performed with minimal supervision; has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. 

  • Participates in the design of a process unit, including establishing process design basis, development of process options and optimisation of selected design.

  • Implements, modifies, and maintains chemical processes

  • Calculates and organises data for process flow sheets including instrumentation and control considerations:

  • Models processes and units operations

  • Ensures proper sequence of operation

  • Prepares specifications and operating instructions for processing equipment

  • Develops process flow diagram to define heat and material balance

  • Develops process specifications, e.g. distillation columns, pressure vessels, pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, and fired heaters

  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects

  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognised codes and standards, and customer requirements


  • Primary degree in Chemical Engineering

  • E experience working on pharma/biotech projects

  • Aseptic Fill/Finish

  • Chartered or working towards Chartership.

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas

  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

  • Passion for Engineering and construction

What is in it for you:

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Stable contract duration