Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Process Engineer

Cork

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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 45 years in Ireland, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

Jacobs

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At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Position Summary

  • Design bio/pharmaceutical facilities including primary and secondary processing.
  • Process calculations and development of PFDs and P&IDs.
  • Prepare specifications for process equipment and interface with supplier’s engineers to prepare technical bid analyses and recommendations to clients.
  • Under general supervision develops basic engineering designs and specifications on assigned contract; provides process data to environmental groups,
  • Reviews and approves equipment RFQ’s, bid tabulations and vendor data; assists in process field work.

Responsibilities include:

Flow Diagrams

  • Prepares flow diagrams and participates in flow diagram reviews.
  • Understands the importance of the flow diagram as a communication tool to other disciplines.
  • Is able to prepare and review flow diagrams with total information to correspond to the flow sequence, operability and the safety of the unit/system.
  • Answers questions, with confidence, from other disciplines and clients as to the requirement/function of each item on the flow sheet.
  • Back checks, updates, and ensures consistency with related design documents such as specification sheets and with other units.
  • Prepares and reviews metallurgy flow diagrams.

Equipment Datasheets

  • Prepares process and utility equipment specification sheets. May be responsible for design of a system or a complete unit.
  • Understands importance of the equipment specification sheet as a communication tool with other disciplines.
  • Prepares equipment duty specifications for all equipments including complex equipment such as reactors.
  • Prepares detail design specification for all equipment.
  • Reviews input from other disciplines for compatibility with process design for all equipment.

Calculations

  • Performs specifications/calculations and technical studies.
  • Completes conceptual developments of a major system and performs all necessary calculations for process design of systems and equipment within the assigned area.
  • Performs relatively complex technical studies under general supervision.
  • Ensures that calculations are legible, well organised, correctly references as to equipment/system, dated and signed.

Field Work

  • Assists in process field work.
  • Shows a willingness to accept field assignments to fulfill project requirements (personal circumstances permitting).
  • Performs, under general supervision, a plant checkout as required to ensure flow diagrams and designs have been correctly implemented and all tie-in correctly located.
  • Assists, under general supervision, in operator training programmes as required.
  • Assists, under general supervision, in plant start-up and /or plant performance testing as required.
  • Assists, under general supervision, in writing of the Process Final Job Report.
  • Becomes knowledgeable of, and adapts to the construction/operation environment.

Qualifications

Desirable Criteria

  • The basic requirement is a 2:1 Chemical engineering degree.
  • Active membership in a professional body, such as the IChemE, ISPE, Parenteral Society, IEI, etc. is expected as a demonstration of self-development and professional qualification.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to strict deadlines
  • Organised and adaptable
  • Design experience of API, biotech, tabletting or asceptic processes mainly gained within an engineering design office.

The candidate is expected to be knowledgeable in the design, operations and process development of pharmaceutical processes.

We are looking for Graduates who have studied relevant modules/projects as part of their studies.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career.

Additional benefits include:

  • An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
  • Paid holidays of up to 33 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cork
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemical
  • Process
 

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