Senior Process Engineer

Sittingbourne, Kent
05 Mar 2019
Job role
Process Engineer
Design, Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Our established manufacturing Client based in Kent is currently seeking a skilled Senior Process Engineer to join their team.

As the Process Engineer duties will include:

·Support the Production Department in order to implement/develop new processes and/or product lines and optimise current processes

·Continuously improve both efficiency and effectiveness of process equipment, manufacturing processes and supporting systems to help meet the future needs of the business

·Lead/support Commissioning, Qualification and Validation activities associated with implementation of the above

·Lead/support transfer of new processes/products into internal Production facilities and external Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs)

·Where quality/safety issues arise lead/participate in investigations into root causes and report to line management/key stakeholders in a timely and efficient manner

·Project Manage/support implementation of approved projects and associated business plans across the Production Department

·Provide resolution and support to manufacturing or process issues, process optimisations and process improvements

·Support the delivery of company/site objectives to the required Quality, Regulatory and EHS standards

·Interface with R&D, in order to ensure effective and efficient Technical Transfer of new process/products into internal Production facilities and external Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs)

·Communicate widely with internal and external stakeholders/business partners where required

·Provide process engineering expertise for the evaluation of process risk assessments and HAZOPs

·Continuous improvement initiatives and manufacturing technical support

·Root cause Analysis support/troubleshooting

·Generate qualification life cycle documents/protocols for new plant and equipment (URS, IQ and OQ etc.)

·Provide process description and identification of Critical Process Parameters and Key Process Parameters (CPPS and KPPS).

Education/ Skills/ Attributes required to be considered of the role of Process Engineer


    • A minimum 2:2 BEng degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering
    • Will have relevant technical experience working in a regulated industry, preferably pharmaceuticals
    • Demonstrable knowledge of cGMP
    • Good oral, written and presentation skills


    • Project management experience
    • Experience in process safety e.g. HAZID and HazOp studies.
    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified
    • Experience in technical transfers and scale up
    • Experience in manufacture of Drug Product, in particular encapsulation
    • Experience in commissioning and qualification

If you are skilled Process Engineer and meet the criteria listed above please apply TODAY!