Process Engineer

Location Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Discipline: Life Sciences
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40K
Contact name: Carrie MacDonald

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Job ref: REF: 6769
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 01 August 2021

​We are delighted to be supporting a leading organisation based at Porton Down Science Park and are looking to recruit an experienced Process Engineer to join their team.

This role sits within the engineering group which is responsible for the provision of all engineering support within the highly regulated GMP facilities.

The Process Engineer plays a pivotal part as the principal engineering representative within a multidisciplinary Integrated Process Team, alongside other colleagues from Engineering, Quality and Production departments.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Represent and act as a main point of contact for the Engineering function within a multidisciplinary operational team.

  • Lead the troubleshooting of faults with equipment and systems, establishing and addressing root causes, provide options and solutions to identified problems, whilst ensuring appropriate communication with stakeholders and maintaining compliance with the requirements of cGMP.

  • Lead the investigation and root cause analysis determination of deviations through the company’s non-conformance system.

  • Project manage the implementation of process improvements and/or CAPA actions through the delivery of small GMP capital projects.

  • Where necessary to represent Engineering as project engineer/ technical specialist on process related capital projects.

To be considered for this role, it is important that you have the following:

  • Have current right to work in the UK.

  • Hold a Bachelors or Masters Degree in an applicable Engineering discipline (e.g. Chemical or Process Engineering) or equivalent practical experience in a similar role.

  • Ability to demonstrate practical experience of the operation, commissioning, troubleshooting and/or validation of equipment, utilities and facilities used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.

  • Broad technical knowledge, including the underlying engineering principles and regulatory framework, related to the processes, equipment and technologies used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products under cGMP.

  • Previous experience of working within a GMP Quality System.

  • Excellent communication skills as main point of contact for engineering issues to stakeholders.

  • Ability to lead small teams, identify and resolve equipment and system performance issues affecting ongoing manufacture whilst maintaining compliance with cGMP.

If this role sounds of interest to you, please contact Carrie today for more information.