In early 2022 Unispace acquired BioPharma Engineering (BPE) to further develop its passion to support the Life Sciences industry with market-leading design engineering, project management, and workplace/lab consultancy. At Unispace Life Sciences they are focused on engaging the most talented and passionate professionals who believe that everyone should work in an environment that inspires productivity, peak performance, and delivers wellbeing. Across their 50+ global studios, they have a positive work environment that fosters open, collaborative, and supportive cultures populated by highly independent and motivated people. As one of the leading engineering design and project management firms in the industry, Unispace offers a full complement of services including strategy development, design, and construction of laboratories and workplaces focused on Life Sciences.


We are seeking a proactive Senior E&I Engineer to join our growing Unispace Life Sciences team. This role is based out of our Cork or Dublin office. The successful candidate will have full autonomy to lead, grow and develop the role. Attractive remuneration package, supportive team and colleagues and a long term opportunity for career growth in the company’s expansion. This position will play a key role in the Company’s expansion and growth. They will report to the E&I Manager. This role will be involved in exciting projects within the pharmaceutical industry and requires an experienced individual with strong attention to detail. 


  • Providing lead support on an integrated, multi-tasking design team.
  • Strong technical ability in all aspects of E&I Engineering & Design.
  • Proactive with a strong ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Design and specification of instrumentation and control systems to current regulations and design standards.
  • Engineering design for Instrument Systems.
  • Preparing Instrument Specifications.
  • Inputting into P&ID drawings.
  • Electrical Design.
  • Generation of instrument loop sheets & termination schedules.
  • Generation of layout drawings.
  • Input to scope of work documentation for tender & construction packages.
  • Working directly with clients to define project requirements and develop technical solutions


  • Third level diploma / degree in a relevant Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering discipline
  • 7+ Years Relevant experience, ideally in an organization involved in delivering pharmaceutical capital projects
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multifunctional design team.
  • Have the ability to work with Automation Contractors in developing solutions / systems.
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multifunctional design team.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and accuracy.


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Fund
  • Paid Holiday Leave
  • Travel Opportunities – work out of any of our 48 offices globally
  • Hybrid & Flexible working AND Half days on Friday
  • Exposure to exciting and challenging design projects across the pharma industry
  • Contribute individually to a wider team, this role offers ownership and leadership during a phase of growth

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