Process Engineer

£60,000 - £65,000 Basic Salary
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Continuously improve both efficiency and effectiveness of process equipment, manufacturing processes and supporting systems to help meet the future needs of the business.

Lead/support transfer of new processes into internal Production facilities and external CMOs, (Contract Manufacturing Organisations).

Client Details

My client is a cutting-edge UK-based pharmaceutical company that over the last 2 decades has established a world-leading position in cannabinoid science and the development of regulatory approved medicines. Their mission is to transform the lives of seriously ill patients and their families.

In the UK, they have close to 550 employees from a diverse range of backgrounds and disciplines based on four sites, along with employees working in the field. They also have a strong presence in the U.S. with around 250 U.S. employees, based both in California and in the field.

They are continuing to build out their teams and are looking for talented individuals dedicated to making a difference in the lives of their patients, and to exemplifying their company values.


Utilise Process Engineering design and expertise to source new equipment, generate User Requirements and associated qualification/validation documents.
Provide Commissioning, Qualification and Validation support for Process and Automation systems.
Input good engineering design principles for the scale up and technology transfer of production processes
Liaise with Production Departments to provide technical expertise for qualification, validation, production troubleshooting and process optimization activities
Provide process engineering expertise for the evaluation of process risk assessments and HAZOPs
Continuous improvement initiatives and manufacturing technical support
Root cause Analysis support/troubleshooting 
Generate qualification life cycle documents/protocols for new plant and equipment (URS, IQ and OQ etc.)
Where required project manage the supply of new equipment for the Production Department
Provide process description and identification of Critical Process Parameters and Key Process Parameters (CPPS and KPPS).
Ensure all activities meet all relevant EH&S and Quality standards


A minimum 2:2 BEng degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering
Will have relevant technical experience working in a regulated industry, preferably pharmaceuticals
Demonstrable knowledge of cGMP
Good oral, written and presentation skills

Project management experience
Experience in process safety e.g. HAZID and HazOp studies.
IOSH or NEBOSH qualified
Experience in technical transfers and scale up
Experience in manufacture of Drug Product, in particular encapsulation
Experience in commissioning and qualification

Job Offer

£60,000 - £65,000 Basic Salary

  • 25 days holidays
  • Enhanced Parental leave
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • Pension Contributions:

All staff will be entitled to join the Company's Group Personal Pension Scheme from the 1st of the month after completing 2 full months service. Based on you contributing a minimum of 3.33% of your gross monthly salary, GW will contribute 6.67% of your gross salary towards the Company Pension. This arrangement complies with employer Auto-Enrolment requirements

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