Process Safety Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Cork


  • Chair and document process and equipment Hazop assessments and other process safety related risk assessments.
  • Oversee introduction of new products to the site from a process safety perspective.
  • Responsible for process safety elements associated with running product campaign(s) on plant and ensuring that all processes are managed effectively.
  • To propose, develop and implement improvements and modifications from a process safety perspective to process areas and equipment in order to improve operations.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant site, corporate and industrial standards.
  • Interact with change control system and approve from an EHS perspective.
  • Trouble shoot related process safety issues.
  • Review and approval of process safety related documentation, for example process HAZOPs and Capital Project Lifecycle system requirements.
  • Provide relevant training to colleagues, where required.
  • Support safety investigations throughout the site.
  • Conduct safety audits and continuously improve the Site safety management systems.


  • Preferably be educated to honours degree level (or higher) in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or other related discipline and ideally have 3 to 4 years relevant experience within in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Some experience in process safety subject matters such as ATEX, COMAH and reaction chemistry hazards would be beneficial;
  • A good understanding of process safety and process engineering, including general processing and plant operations is essential.
  • In addition, candidates will be highly motivated and able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as possessing problem solving and decision making abilities.

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