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SimoTech requires a Project Engineer for a pharmaceutical client of ours based in Waterford. Candidates must have 5 + years’ project engineering experience with experience of working with high speed packaging design and installation an advantage.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering various electrical, mechanical, automation, process & packaging equipment projects throughout the complete project lifecycle from inception through to handover.
  • Managing all EHS requirements through the full life cycle of the project.
  • Develop User Requirements for systems by engaging with the site operations, EHS, maintenance, utilities, technical and quality teams ensuring that the proposed solutions are acceptable.
  • Design Reviews and Risk Assessments during design phase of the projects.
  • Understand the core fundamental issues and develop mitigation plans for all project issues identified.
  • Contractor supervision.
  • Participate in engineering team initiatives on an as needed basis.
  • Ensure that client quality and engineering standards are adhered to.
  • Understand client Global Engineering Standards and ensure that all proposals developed and projects are delivered to client’s standards.
  • Plan, execute and track the progress of the project through the design phases and ensures that the key deliverables as per client Project Management Framework are adhered to.
  • Works on own initiative and highlights potential design issues with proposals.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.
  • Awareness of EU Safety Directives and demonstrated use of same on projects.
  • Knowledge of CE, ATEX and machinery directive and demonstrated use of same on projects.
  • Ability to deal with contractor and equipment vendor queries in a timely manner.
  • In-depth knowledge of permit to work systems and LOTO.


  • 5+ years project engineering / management experience with a degree level education in engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Process, Manufacturing Technology).
  • Experience of working with high speed packaging design and installation an advantage.
  • Experience of serialization and track & trace an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Process Control /Automation Systems an advantage.
  • Knowledge of packaging line design and installation an advantage.
  • Knowledge of print vision systems.
  • Must have experience of working on projects within a GMP environment.
  • Must have a good appreciation for designing systems within a GMP environment.

What SimoTech Can Offer

  • Role provides a high degree of autonomy to allow the successful candidate to reach their full potential.
  • Develop new skills and enhance technical ability by working with innovative technologies in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Opportunity to work with large corporate clients on exciting capital projects.

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