Electrical Engineer

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer – working as part of the Engineering Centre of Excellence, this position will directly support the Engineering Team and the wider business in the start-up of a state of the art Biologics facility.



  • Act as system owner / subject matter expert for Electrical Systems on site
  • Electrical Safety
  • Oversight on operation and maintenance of electrical infrastructure
  • Oversight on operation and maintenance of life safety systems
  • Management of electrical systems documentation
  • Support electrical integration of facility construction and capital projects
  • Support reliability management strategy for electrical infrastructure
  • Coordinate and execute gap assessments of current processes against relevant corporate Engineering and EHS standards and industry best practices; identify remediation and ongoing improvement actions and drive to completion.
  • Act as site system owner / subject matter expert for application of corporate electrical-related engineering and facility design standards to site.
  • Develop and implement safe systems of work for work processes involving electrical systems and electrical services in support of the permit to work process – Control of Hazardous Energies, LOTO, safety device bypass, energized electrical work.
  • Audit compliance with safe systems of work.
  • Develop and maintain electrical engineering aspects of the site Business Continuity Plan, ensuring a highly resilient electrical infrastructure is maintained. Identify and implement process and equipment / facility improvements to control business risks.
  • Support the Energy and Sustainability programme by identifying and implementing electricity conservation projects.
  • Liaise with corporate and Ireland-site colleagues on the application of the relevant EHS and engineering standards; take part in cross-site teams to support standardised application across sites.
  • Act as engineering representative on relevant cross functional site projects.
  • Provide relevant coaching, training and support to colleagues.
  • Lead and support relevant site investigations, identifying root cause and measures to prevent recurrence.



  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of safety and engineering standards and best practices.
  • Experience in executing risk assessments.
  • Experience in the management of safe systems of work.
  • Understanding of the principles of Business Continuity and the application to a pharmaceutical manufacturing site.
  • Experience in investigation and problem solving using structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Proven experience in implementing change and project management.
  • The ability to think logically and work proactively under pressure.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative in a constructive manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Work permit for Ireland essential.


To apply for this job email your details to hrdept@kyronit.com