Sterilisation Engineer

Location: Sligo, Republic of Ireland Salary:
Sector: Pharma & Biotech, Medical Devices, Engineering, Quality Assurance (QA), Operations Type: Contract

One of our key clients in Sligo are currently seeking an experienced Sterilisation Engineer to join their team on an initial 6 month hourly rate contract. The company are a global medical device company, specialising in the manufacture of wound care products. They are a family owned company, ensuring they have a great culture on site.

Role: Sterilisation Engineer / Microbiologist

Location: Sligo

Contract: An initial 6 month hourly rate contract.

Your role as a Sterilisation Engineer will be to work with cross functional engineering teams, to plan and execute sterilisation validation activities, and support key sterilisation programs.


  • Create and approve sterilisation protocols.
  • Liaise with microbiology / sterilisation departments online.
  • Product bioburden monitoring - assessment of change and how it effects the Gamma sterilization dose.
  • Review and approve test results.
  • Analyse changes in product materials, packaging and production processes - their effect on the Gamma sterilization cycle.
  • Be responsible for the mainteance of site sterilisation procedures.
  • Lead microbiology failure procedures.


  • Level 8 Degree in Science / Engineering.
  • Very experienced in sterilization methods (Gamma Irritation and Ethylene Oxide (EO), a min of 5 yrs experience in Gamma sterilization
  • Experience in a the assessment of change associated with Gamma Sterilisation cycle
  • Experienced in sterilization failure investigation and resolution
  • Degree in Microbiology and very extensive experience in med device microbiology requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced sterilisation engineer to join a medical device company in Ireland, and work alongside an innovative and enthusiastic microbiology team.

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