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Process Engineer PharmaceuticalIL
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Process Engineer,  Pharmaceutical


The process engineer will provide technical engineering expertise for standardizing and improving existing processes.  The process engineer will play a key role in new product launches. 

The Process Engineer is responsible for leading the successful implementation of multiple initiatives for the development, design, validation and project management of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes including new equipment procurement through installation, process conversions, process equipment lifecycle, all that meet Quality and Regulatory compliance requirements of pharmaceutical operations. 

Work with cross-functional departments, manufacturing equipment, material suppliers, all to ensure that the technical needs of manufacturing is being met on a consistent basis and ultimately help ensure robust, compliant, and efficient manufacturing processes are in place.


  • Responsible for supporting and troubleshooting day-to-day operations, capital projects, and pipeline products in aseptic manufacturing processes.

  • Responsible for engineering and process optimization for aseptic manufacturing processes and related operations.

  • Perform financial analysis activities to determine project cost savings and return on investment.

  • Manage  the procurement of process equipment

  • Assess current processes to reduce processing times and reduced utility consumption by measuring key performance indicators.

  • Performed process design improvements to reduce the quantity of lost batches and improved quality of product.

  • Manage third party vendors to optimize detail designs of engineering projects.

  • Delivers strategic and technical expertise to drive continuous process improvement that generate cost savings and optimize efficiencies.

  • Assist with design of new facilities and systems from conceptual design, specifications, budgeting, scheduling, and construction management



Bachelor degree required. Engineering, or Pharmacy degree is preferred

A minimum of 5 years of experience in process engineering in a pharmaceutical or similar manufacturing environment

3+ years of aseptic manufacturing processes

Experience in process development, experimental design/statistical analysis, process optimization, and scale-up

Experience in new product introduction, technology transfer, and process/equipment validation

Working knowledge of various manufacturing processes and unit operations including, vial filling, sterilization formulation, and secondary packaging

Basic knowledge of process automation/control systems

Continuous improvement background with knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma/OE tools and techniques desirable

Understanding and application of GMP Documentation as it relates to the job function

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