13 Jan, 2021

Process Engineer

  • Merck
  • Kankakee, IL, USA
Process Engineer   Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Your Role


At MilliporeSigma, an exciting opportunity now exists to be a member of a critical Life Science manufacturing facility. In this role, you will assist and lead the research and troubleshooting of defective products in order to identify potential root cause failure. You will identify key process parameters, define their impact on product quality, and subsequently develop and modify formulations, methods and controls to meet quality specifications. Your processing insights will be used to recommend and implement improvements, modifications, or additions to document work. Additionally, you will support the maintenance of production records and documents.


The facility is highly team-oriented, so the opportunity exists to attend and/or lead cross-functional meetings with R&D, Engineering, and Operations teams. You will work with outside contractors and other vendors to manage changes to site automation systems. In this role you will maintain and adhere to project timelines/schedule and cost. 



Who you Are


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or another Life Science discipline
  • 2+ years of experience with Siemens PCS7 software and/or Rockwell Automation software & hardware
  • 2+ years of experience in chemical, life science, pharma, or food manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience in process engineering with basic laboratory skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and technical skills
  • Solid understanding of cGMP's and ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 quality systems
  • Validation experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt trained



Job Requisition ID:  212514
Location:  Kankakee
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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