Job Title
Graduate Equipment and Process Systems Validation Engineer

Location: Midlands

As a Graduate Equipment and Process Validation Engineer you will be working to ensure conformance to quality systems, to liaise with various departments, review documentation assist in the validation work being carried out as per company validation policies & procedures.


  • Contributes to the generation of validation protocols and reports.
  • Contributes to the analysis and interpretation of test results under the guidance of supervisor.
  • Organises daily activities, including technical components, to ensure timely completion of projects/ assignments.
  • Documents all work.
  • Keeps appropriate people informed about progress on tasks.
  • Learns to work effectively with others towards a common goal.
  • Keeps direct report updated of all validation activities.
  • Uses standard procedures and past precedent to troubleshoot problems.
  • Escalates problems that are beyond scope of expertise.
  • Makes a positive contribution to resolving work related conflicts.
  • Communicates thoughts in a well-organised manner.
  • To make effective presentations to small groups and/or facilitate meetings.
  • Communicates effectively e.g. with immediate colleagues, management and external personnel.


  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised with strong ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Proven track record of excellent time keeping & attendance is essential.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamental engineering/validation technology theory and principles.
  • Experience of GxP Computerised Systems.
  • Awareness of the GAMP 5 guidelines.
  • Awareness of validation concepts and documentation.

Why Choose This Role & SL Controls

  • An excellent salary and benefits package including pension and health cover and other benefits such as:
    • Educational assistance
    • Income protection scheme
    • Wellness and health initiatives
  • The opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field
  • A supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness
  • The opportunity to work with and help develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions
  • A collaborative and open culture where you are valued and have the opportunity to contribute to company initiatives and growth

About SL Controls

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets. Over the past 16 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Florida. We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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