Principal Process Engineer

Principal Process Engineer

Grade – 35


Post Ref – OPS/0105

Salary – £43,688 – £54,611

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies based in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees specialise in developing manufacturing processes for customers biologic drugs and offering stability studies to support customer drug substance and drug products.

With plants in Billingham, UK, North Carolina, USA and Texas USA our global vision is to be the leading and most trusted global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation partner in the biopharmaceutical industry.

As we continue on a period of significant growth we have an opportunity for a Principal Process Engineer to join the Company.

You will be employed within the Operations Manufacturing Engineering Group. MEG are accountable for realising manufacture of microbial and mammalian derived biologic drug substance through technology transfer and process introduction activities. In this Senior role you will lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver safe and compliant production by ensuring processes are fitted to the facility, equipment and manufacturing systems following sound scientific and technical principles. You will also be responsible for upholding and maintaining engineering standards within the work area.

The role involves the following areas:

Capital Projects: Involvement in projects upgrading or adding to biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities and supporting infrastructure. This will include specification and procurement of equipment, installation, commissioning and validation of equipment and generation of operating procedures.

Validation: Writing and executing qualification and validation protocols on a wide range of equipment and biopharmaceutical processes.

Process Engineering: Process feasibility studies, process design of new and modified biopharmaceutical plant and technology transfer of customer processes to manufacturing assets. Plant support activities including continuous improvement projects and troubleshooting activities

Successful candidates will be self-starters, have strong engineering and scientific skills, good interpersonal and communication skill. Candidates must have a degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering and demonstrate significant (c.a. 10 years) experience of Process

Engineering within a relevant industry. When you join us, you can look forward to stimulating work, and the chance to work in a strong team, working with international customers with a focus on success and manufacturing excellence

For further information please see attached Job Description and Person Specification.

We offer a generous benefits package including;

  •  Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  •  Up to 35 days of holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • BUPA healthcare cover
  •  Salary Sacrifice scheme offering cycle-to-work, technology scheme, dental plan etc.
  •  Free parking
  •  Generous pension scheme
  •  Relocation Assistance

Interested applicants must complete an application form and send to HR no later than 12 noon on Friday 8th March 2019.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Principal Process Engineer JOB DESCRIPTION

Principal Process Engineer PERSON SPEC

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