Senior Chemical Engineer

Carloway, Isle of Lewis
Competitive salary
19 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


  • To have ownership of manufacturing process equipment and supply product processes.
  • Will lead process and equipment optimization in order to sustain and improve product quality, yields and throughput.
  • Recommends and implements measures to improve production systems, equipment performance, yields and quality of product.
  • Will interface with Process Development and Commercialization Group to integrate new products into the facility either as new process development entities or as product transfer from another manufacturing facility.
  • Supports migration of process knowledge for product technical transfers from facility.
  • Minimal work direction needed, highly skilled and knowledgeable to the position. 


  • Minimum qualification B.Sc. or M.Sc./ M.Eng Degree in Chemical or Biochemical Engineering or equivalent discipline; equivalent is defined as a Biotechnology or Industrial Chemistry Degree with basic the elements of chemical/biochemical engineering fundamentals as applied to biotechnology/bioprocessing
  • Minimum of 7 years post academic process engineering experience in relevant aseptic/sterile processing design, construction & start-up environment.  
  • Demonstrated ability to lead / influence teams in matrix environment
  • Excellent communication/presentation/organizational skills
  • In depth understanding of process engineering and technologies pertinent to unit operations including Closed-Process Formulation, Depyrogenation Tunnel, Isolated Filling & Capping, Automated Parts Washing, Autoclave Sterilization, Mobile Process Vessels, Bioburden reduction/Sterile Filtration, and CIP/SIP.
  • Knowledge on the application of Disposable Technologies
  • Knowledge of PLC process control platforms and  industry SDLC methodology