23 Feb, 2021

Process Engineer

  • GSK
  • Rockville, MD, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description


  • Monitoring and Support of Bioreactors, Centrifuges, Autoclaves, Glasswashers, UF skids, Chromatography skids, etc.
  • Provide Project support for engineering solutions and manage projects involving retrofits, optimization and acquisition of process systems.
  • Assist in resolving technical issues with equipment and production processes
  • Work with other manufacturing support groups to implement and maintain engineering systems, execute projects and communicate the status of operations
  • Capable of supervising the activities of contractors
  • Independently initiates proactive solutions
  • Provide support during off hours for complex issues that may arise to support ongoing VS operations
  • Lead investigations and discussions and recommend solutions with key customer groups in order to gain a consensus on the preventive and corrective actions


Work is assigned to the Process Engineer by the Process Engineering Manager. The Process Engineer will also take direction from Value Stream leads at site to support site objectives.


Why you?


Basic Qualifications:


We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent technical discipline
  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a process engineer in the biopharmaceutical industry in a regulated GMP environment.
  • 3-5 years experience and depth of understanding of cell culture and/or purification, including but not limited to bioreactor systems, centrifuges, CIP skids, chromatography system operation, column performance and/or UF skid operation.
  • Project execution experience.


Preferred Qualifications:


If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Demonstrated ability to participate as a leader or member on cross-functional and self-directed work teams
  • Must exhibit the behaviors to interact with direct reports, peers, and site internal customers.


Why GSK?


Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.


These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making – using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness











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