Equipment Project Manager

SimoTech requires a Project Manager to manage the technical aspects of equipment specification, receipt and the development of lifecycle management plans for a large scale biopharmaceutical project in Dublin. The equipment types will include Benchtop Manufacturing and Lab test equipment, Material handling and movement equipment and general Process Equipment (filter housings, filter plates, valves, spool, hand held power tools etc) Warehouse and Logistics Equipment. Candidates must have at least 7 plus years’ work experience involving equipment specification, qualification and lifecycle management.

  • Working with end users to finalise User Requirement Specification.
  • Develop Technical and Functional Documentation Specification with Owners, Engineering, Quality and Safety Departments.
  • Review vendor documentation for compliance with Regulatory and Safety Requirements.
  • Generate full cost estimates and manage budgets as required.
  • Manage resources performing documentation reviews, receipt verification and data collection and entry.
  • Planning and Scheduling – uses planning tools to hold project on schedule and coordinate parallel activities. Coordinate with facilities, EHS, QA, etc and Engineering planners.
  • Risk Management – Identify and categorise project risks according to impact on scope, budget and schedule. Generates action plans to mitigate risks.
  • Project Execution Plan – Generate and deliver a detailed project execution plan concerning the execution of all aspects of the project as required.
  • Procurement – Generate specifications for the procurement of equipment and Instrumentation, installation modification of equipment and systems.
  • Collaborate with Procurement to ensure all procurement policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure correct receipt verification of vendor documentation, equipment and any associated parts.
  • Work with Owners, Commissioning Team and Validation Team as required to ensure that the Equipment is inspected, commissioned, qualified and validated for use where applicable.
  • Work with Engineering Department colleagues to put in place Lifecycle service and Maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure documentation and maintenance programs are stored and entered in documentation management system and CMMS.
  • Develop operation procedures, training manuals and work instructions where required.
  • Perform other task as assigned by Manager.
  • Have a 3rd level qualification in an Engineering or Science Discipline.
  • Have a 3rd level qualification in an Engineering or Science Discipline.
  • Have 7 plus years work experience involving equipment specification, qualification and lifecycle management.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with working knowledge of good engineering practices, regulatory requirements, safety standards and legislation.
  • Competent using Project Management Tools.
  • Some CMMS / Maximo experience would be an advantage.
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Only Candidates eligible for work permits for Ireland/EU can be considered for this role.