Website Asset Recruitment

Asset Recruitment

Ref. 01187

Project Engineer / Construction Manager

Asset Recruitment is currently recruiting a Project Engineer / Construction Manager to work with a Global Pharmaceutical client based in Tipperary – Ireland

Supporting capital projects, the successful candidate will bring initiative, enthusiasm, and several years’ experience in leading large scale Pharma projects, delivering efforts and being a convincing communicator with strong interpersonal skills and strategic and tactical thinking abilities. Have knowledge of bio-pharma Cleanroom/HVAC/E&I, equipment, and utilities systems.


• Ensure there is a strong safety culture and performance in the field execution of project deliverables and that appropriate stage gate controls are in place for all works, coaches project team wrt to safety, is involved in any investigations (near miss etc)
• Works closely with CM from EPCM to develop construction team and to build a high performing team
• Attends field walk downs as client CM Representative to ensure that appropriate standards are being met with installations
• Completes early walk downs on systems and works with overall construction team to resolve punch lists based on priorities
• Drives systems to ensure efficient decision making within the CMT and Client Team
• Drive initiatives such as Quality Audit Metrics, Right First Time, Modular Construction approach
• For construction acts as an interface with site stakeholders to address and resolve any issues in the interfaces with site and also with any external to site stakeholders.
• Attends and provides inputs to Interactive Pull Planning Workshops with appointed contractors and other stakeholders to plan out construction and energization activities in a schedule critical project, identifies any constraints and works to remove these and other barriers to achieving overall aims
• Ensure that Lean Construction Tools and Methodologies are being implemented in the field (Last Planner & Pull Plan Scheduling, Target Value Design and Construction, Integrated Project Safety Team Structure, Right First Time approach)
• Experience with Takt Time Planning for Construction / Commissioning would be advantageous
• Ensures that EPCM has appropriate stage gate approach in place to ensure accurance in allowing systems pass from Testing, Construction Completion, Energization, Commissioning
• Attends daily tier meetings / weekly co-ordination meetings regarding construction
• Ensure Project Quality Standards are implemented and that documentation requirements met.
• Enabling CSA works, Main CSA Works, cleanroom, Clean & Black Utilities generation/ Distribution, Process Equipment Installation, office and warehouse fit out.
• Reviews and approves any site field instructions and manages commercial contract variations with EPCM, acts as a delegate for the client’s Project Manager
• Completes regular walkthrough of site for safety and checks on progress etc
• Represents client in commercial negotiations and clarification meetings
• Ensures that the EPCM team manages changes in construction and ensure all are captured, documented and assessed for Quality / Safety / Cost or schedule impacts.
• Ensures that the EPCM organization report construction progress as required against project deliverables
• Ensure that the EPCM manages the design, construction, commissioning and qualification, schedule and cost in collaboration with other project team members, client’s personnel, outside contractors and vendors.


• Third level degree in an engineering discipline and/or a PMP in Project Management
• 10 years+ of relevant experience in capital projects preferably in Bio Pharm/ Pharm
• Proven level of experience in delivering significant capital projects within the pharmaceutical sector > €100MM
• Hands on attitude and demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
• Experience working in Live Facility,
• Ability to sequence critical activities in planning work for construction phase
• Knowledge of Clean Room installation is essential

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