04 May, 2021

Chemical Senior Process Engineer

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Florence, SC, USA
Chemical Engineer, Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies, or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

What will you do?

Support the introduction and improvement of Manufacturing processes. Provide technical support to Engineering and other departments to support new equipment installations in Manufacturing.
Perform flow simulations and piping network analysis. Assist in campaign preparations. Generate change requests for necessary equipment changes.

Perform process simulations and other calculations to aid in campaign preparation or capital project execution. Identify and exploit opportunities to improve production efficiencies through new or improved systems.
Perform process fits for potential new products.
Generate process flow diagrams, material balances and sequence time diagrams as needed.
Lead or Participate in cross-disciplinary project teams, as necessary.

Administer, document, and maintain the Patheon Quality Systems conformance to regulatory requirements and company policies where appropriate through effective utilization of Patheon Quality Systems tools, as well as direct actions.

Drive continuous improvement in EH&S/Quality/Efficiency to improve right first time in all areas. Manage the technical aspects of the process including approving/reviewing lifecycle documents including P&IDs, criticality assessments, Quality Risk Assessments, Qualification Validation documentation, and EH&S Process Hazards Analysis.

Ensures documents are accurate and current. Provide technical expertise in end to end processes including facility design, materials, cleaning, planning, maintaining, producing, and shipping.

Assist in Process and Technology Transfers. Maintain state-of-the-art expertise in pharmaceutical and chemical processing technology.

Ensure Regulatory Compliance. Mentor other engineers and personnel.
Conduct technical training.
Perform other duties as required.


How will you get there?


To competently perform this job, a candidate will need the knowledge and skills generally obtained with a BS in Chemical Engineering. An advanced degree is preferred.


10+ years of related experience, with at least 5 years pharmaceutical experience.


Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.

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