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Head Engineer (Pharma)

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, Science / Analysis
South Wales
Salary description:
£60, 000 to £65, 000 per annum
Start Date:
Just Life Sciences
Job Ref:

Head Engineer (Pharma)
Cardiff (CF1),
From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum

Just Life Sciences, are the, specialist Life Sciences Recruitment Consultancy based in Cardiff, and are seeking an experienced Engineer who has been involved with Conceptualisation Design and Novel Manufacturing Techniques within a Pharma business previously.

This is an exceptional opportunity to be the Head of Engineering and to Mentor and Coach a Dynamic small team of Talented Engineers.


Leading a team of design and mechanical engineers, you will take a hands on approach to pharmaceutical process engineering. 

Responsible for setting strategies for addressing the engineering challenges of pharmaceutical process development and scale-up

Creating and improving on novel engineering solutions, implementation of established solutions and industry best practice, and collaboration with external development partners. 

Working with Formulations ensure that the developed process can produce the volumes required whilst maintaining product quality and specification. 

Technology transfer and validation, with involvement in making changes and improvements to manufacturing systems and controls, ensuring they are executed in compliance with cGMP. 

Review and approval of validation documentation to meet cGMP requirements, specifically by providing expert support in risk management, protocol preparation and execution.

Person Spec

•Engineering degree

•5-10 years’ experience of pharmaceutical/process engineering

•Working knowledge of CAD, CFD and related design support techniques

•Experience of GMP

•Thorough understanding of pharmaceutical process design and standards 

If you have the relevant experience, or are looking for a new role within the Life Sciences Sector in South Wales, then please email 

Company Description

We are a specialist Independent Recruitment Consultancy based in Cardiff. We have over 20 years of recruitment expertise in South Wales, and we believe that the fantastic Life Sciences Market within South Wales needs to be supported by a Welsh Independent Specialist Life Sciences Recruiter.

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