05 Jan, 2022

Process Engineer

  • Merck
  • Sheboygan Falls, WI, USA
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.



Your role:

The Process Engineer at MilliporeSigma will conduct Process Engineering activities associated with new manufacturing processes or improving existing manufacturing processes. Job responsibilities will include statistical performance of processes and process equipment in order to ensure minimum variability in product quality, maintaining the operation systems, working closely with on-site contractors on their scope of work, and acting as a liaison between Plant Process Engineering Department and production plants. 


  • Support a total sales revenue of $5M+
  • Manage total capital expenditures needed
  • Establishe operating equipment specifications and improves manufacturing techniques. 
  • Inspect performance of machinery, equipment and tools to verify their efficiency and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. 
  • Develop and/or implements systems improvement projects and support maintenance and production groups in resolving technical and engineering issues. 
  • Review capital equipment fabrication activities to ensure manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, regulatory safety standards, and user requirements. 
  • Investigate and develop new processes required to improve manufacturing operations and processes. 
  • Develop cost estimates, obtain quotes, and generate capital requests to support new processes and capital equipment purchase. 
  • Facilitate training for individuals involved with the operation and maintenance of processes and equipment introduced to the manufacturing department. 
  • Initiate, review/approve change requests, and develop implementation solutions to support operational needs. 
  • Manage capital projects to acquire and install new process equipment and process equipment utilities 
  • Scale up chemical processes to ensure safety and regulatory requirements are met 
  • Take part in and contributes to a safe working environment by following corporate and departmental safety regulations



Who You Are

Minimum qualfiications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering Discipline 
  • 3+ years experience in Process Engineering or related fields.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Hands-on engineering experience with process equipment, improvement and troubleshooting.
  • Chemistry or Material Science knowledge
  • Manufacturing and plant process experience is strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to participate as part of a team
  • Liquid and/or solid product processing and/or packaging experience is a plus.
  • Project management knowledge is strongly preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective scientific problem-solving skills
  • Effective ability to interact with customers, contractors and co-workers in a productive manner
  • Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Effective ability in creating, editing and reading PFDs & P&IDs 
  • Hands on in using ChemCAD or other process simulation software 
  • Ability to monitor and understand control systems





What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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