Process Engineers – New Year, New Career?

If you’ve embarked on a career as a process engineer and are looking to take the next step then you will be interested to know that one of the hottest jobs in Ireland has opened up!

AbbVie, the global biopharmaceutical company which has manufacturing facilities in Sligo and Cork, are now seeking a New Product Introduction (NPI) Chemical Process Engineer to join them at their Sligo campus (Manorhamilton Road).  This high containment facility was established in 2002 and has dedicated capabilities for potent active pharmaceutical ingredient and drug product manufacturing. This site recently underwent a significant €85 million expansion that doubled its footprint and provided additional capability to support AbbVie’s new product introductions.

Team Horizon have the pleasure of representing AbbVie in the search for the talented individual who will fulfil this role. The successful candidate will join a high-performing technical ops team, and the day to day role involves optimising troubleshooting and developing processes to ensure the highest quality product is manufactured at their API facility. There is a fantastic opportunity to not only work and support the API facility, but to also build your drug product process knowledge, supported by AbbVie’s impressive learning and development programmes.

What is it about AbbVie that makes them one of the greatest places to work in Ireland? Well, firstly they have the awards to prove it! Not only have they been listed among the ‘Best Large Workplaces’ in Ireland for the sixth successive year, AbbVie were also the proud recipients of ‘The Pharma Industry Company of the Year’ Award at the recent Pharma Industry Awards.

AbbVie offer a stand-out benefits programme called ‘AbbVie Total Rewards’, which focuses on rewarding excellence. Their approach to benefits, compensation & well-being is built to be competitive; as well as recognising individual performance they go above and beyond to offer employees both flexibility and support to help manage life-stage changes. In short, they care about what’s important to their employees, and are driven by the health, welfare and financial well-being of their employees worldwide.

Let’s talk about their culture for a moment. If you’re lucky enough to experience a site visit to AbbVie you will be greeted with a smile and a friendly face. A sense of vibrancy and energy fills the air. AbbVie’s mission is to create an innovation-driven, patient-focused specialty biopharmaceutical company capable of achieving sustainable top-tier performance through outstanding execution and a consistent stream of innovative new medicines. Most notably employees are guided by the following core principles; transforming lives, acting with integrity, driving innovation, embracing diversity & inclusion and serving the community. Chairman & CEO Richard A. Gonzalez describes these principles as foundational – uniting employees, guiding decision-making and inspiring every single person at AbbVie. If you want to be part of this culture then AbbVie is the company for you.

How to apply

To be in with a chance to secure this role, give our expert technical recruiter Gabriella David a call on + 353 98 33011 or drop her an email at

Gabriella has helped multiple candidates land their dream jobs at AbbVie, and will expertly guide you through the application and interview process. To see the job description in full, please visit:

Best of luck with the application and we look forward to supporting you!