03 Apr, 2024

Process Engineer

  • Merck
  • Lenexa, Kansas, United States
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Work Your Magic with us! Start your next chapter and join EMD Electronics.

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:
At MilliporeSigma, The Process Engineer at the Lenexa, KS site will work in a dynamic environment supporting the manufacture of dry powder cell culture media operations.  The Process Engineer will be strongly engaged on the production floor, working with operators, maintenance, and other engineers to improve processes and solve problems. Job duties include:

  • Identify and implement process upgrades to improve safety, quality, and efficiency. 
  • Establish operating equipment specifications and improve manufacturing techniques. 
  • Inspect performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency and investigate and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. 
  • Develop and/or implement systems improvement projects and supports maintenance and production groups in resolving technical and engineering issues. 
  • Responsibility for deviation investigation and Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) plans. 
  • Review capital equipment fabrication activities to ensure manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, regulatory safety standards, and user requirements. 
  • Develop cost estimates, obtains quotes, and generates capital requests to support new processes and capital equipment purchase. 
  • Lead and participate in Equipment and Process Validations activities per Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). 
  • Generate, review, and approve engineering, manufacturing and quality procedures as needed to support equipment validation/revalidation, launch, and normal production schedules. 
  • Maintain process data and perform routine review/trending using Data Historian. 
  • 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 develops implementation solutions to support operational needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or other Life Science discipline 
  • 2+ years of experience in engineering in a manufacturing setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in a cGMP and/or Life Science
  • Instrumentation and PLC / code knowledge / experience
  • Knowledge of Lean 6 Sigma


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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