19 Apr, 2022

Senior Process Engineer

  • Pfizer
  • McPherson, KS, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description

WHY PATIENTS NEED YOU

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what’s possible and taking action.

 

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE

The role will be the Engineering Owner and Subject Matter Expert of the brand-new, cutting-edge M23 Aseptic Filling Operation. Role will be part of the M23 Process Centric Team, partnering with operations, engineering, Tech services teams to drive Equipment and Process improvement projects. The role will lead all technical aspects of the PCT including leading TPM deployment. The role will lead technical troubleshooting and process engineering activity through a matrix organization. The role must demonstrate ability to accomplish complex projects independently, provide engineering expertise and lead structured shop floor troubleshooting efforts of major equipment and process-related issues. Analyzes process requirements and evaluates equipment and systems to ensure deliverables meet or exceed process specifications and packaging/manufacturing requirements. Evaluates and recommends new process technologies that optimize performance, are cost effective, and will improve product quality and manufacturing processes.

 

HOW YOU WILL ACHIEVE IT

  • Supports the production area throughput and efficiency by driving large scale projects and improvement programs. Will lead transformational change projects that cross functions.
  • Evaluate/monitor and identify downtime and root cause related to systemic equipment failures.
  • Leads teams of engineers and professionals to ensure improvement ideas are implemented and track progress and benefits.
  • Triage and lead RCA for equipment downtime and process failures on the shop floor.
  • Manage large and complex engineering projects in operations to include process and equipment redesign and new system implementation.
  • Drive and support Reliability improvement initiatives and lead TPM implementation.
  • Generate required documentation (Change Requests, Commissioning protocols, Plant Trial protocols, Work Orders) to implement process related actions as required.

 

Qualifications

 

Must-Have

  • BS in Engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, industrial, Chemical engineering).
  • 3+ years of experience in Manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage complex/large engineering projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical shop-floor troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Position requires technical, safety and cGMP training.

 

Nice-to-Have

  • MS in Engineering discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in an Aseptic Manufacturing industry.
  • Experience directly leading the implementation of continuous improvement projects, Operational Excellence and TPM.

  
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Role requires significant time standing in the shop floor and ability to dress in pharmaceutical PPE.

 

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Role supports a 24-hour/7-day operation.
  • Must be available to provide on-call support during weekends, holidays and after working hours.

 

Other Job Details:

  • Eligible for Relocation Assistance: YES
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
  • Last date to apply: May 2, 2022

 

 

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

 

 

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