189508 - Process Engineer
Saint Louis
Up to $66.65 DOE
5 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Process Engineer for an opening in Saint Louis, MO.

Manage process engineering projects from conception through startup.

Evaluate, develop, and manage the design and development of process based engineering projects.

Analyze and propose solutions to technical problems; considers alternative projects.

Collaborates with Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality, EHS, and Financial organizations to develop project scopes, schedules, and cost estimates.

Responsible to develop the project scope, budget and schedule into a Capital Appropriations Request (CAR, application for approval of funds) for capital projects.

Coordinate internal/external validation resources to ensure project milestones are achieved.

Maintain cost and schedule control on assigned projects from initial design through successful manufacturing of quality products.

Ensures Certification through commissioning, validation and qualification of projects and current manufacturing operations.

Advise Site Leadership on best courses of action on projects, technical matters and project economics. Provide regular communication up and down organization on status of projects.

Solid knowledge of global current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in active pharmaceutical ingredients and/or finished pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Validation experience in a pharmaceutical environment is desired.

Must possess a high level of proficiency in a technical core competency.

Active participation in industry organizations such as ISPE is a plus.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to build and drive cross-functional teams.

Strong customer focus and drive for results with strong problem-solving abilities.

Capable of setting clear priorities, organizing work, and making quality decisions in a fast-paced business setting.

Proficient with Microsoft Project.

Experience in managing complex engineering projects through cross-functional teams.

Knowledge and experience in a regulated environment to ensure regulatory compliance is achieved. GMP experience is preferred.

Familiar with upstream and downstream bioprocess operations and equipment.

Define process requirements and establish project design criteria based on engineering analysis and evaluation. Prepare detailed functional specifications.

Experience in critical engineering tasks; forecasting, specifications, design guidelines, etc.

Experience, training and certification in Operational Excellence (Six Sigma, Lean) is preferred.

Responsible for the overall management and execution of assigned projects to meet the goals of scope, cost and schedule.

Ability to analyze and review processes, process development work, and economic studies as required to develop the project alternatives and final developed scope.

5% - 15% Travel may be required.

Risk of exposure to chemicals in a plant environment.

Work around biopharmaceuticals, chemicals, plant utilities equipment and at construction sites.

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering required.

7+ years of Process Engineering/Project Management experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing (or similar) industry.

Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.

Civil, Industrial or other Engineering field acceptable with relevant work experience.

Formal Project Management training and certification such as PMP, is preferred.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Kevin Suk
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.