09 Feb, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • Pfizer
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description



Process Technologist will function as a member of the Process Centric Team (PCT) to provide technical expertise and operational support. This role will also report to the Reliability Team. The role owns and facilitates the implementation and management of the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program; operator care, work management and reliability based maintenance. The role owns & facilitates the IMEx ecosystem element accountable for the equipment/asset care processes, which will impact the OEE of manufacturing processes. The role will leverage coaching and training of operators to enhance equipment understanding, perform effective root cause analysis, and drive equipment performance improvements. The role partners with other PCT members, shop floor colleagues, and supervision to enhance equipment understanding towards a consistent and efficient operation. Responsibilities or influence may extend to additional PCTs.



  • Accountable for effective implementation and sustainment of TPM program; operator care, work management and reliability based maintenance.
  • Ownership of the maintenance and calibration strategy of equipment as it relates to operator care program.
  • Coach and training of operators and technicians in equipment performance and root cause analysis
  • Development of technical and operational standards for optimal equipment set up and running
  • Drives complex defect elimination
  • Support functions located at the facility
  • Review complex documents
  • Drive, own and implement equipment changes  





  • Bachelor Degree in Science or Engineering with 5+ experience in GMP environment.
  • Previous technical training in science and/or equipment areas with pharmaceutical or maintenance experience
  • Experience in the three pillars of TPM; reliability based maintenance, work management, and operator care.
  • Successful candidate has demonstrated coaching skills and
  • Proven leadership & collaborative team work capabilities
  • Experience with developing & teaching complex technical training for operations
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Flexibility and independence to work in a changing and environment
  • Time management skills
  • Proactive and result oriented
  • Technical expertise to analyze technical data and reports



  • Operating experience in aseptic processing areas, formulation, clean rooms, component and equipment preparation for aseptic fill preferred
  • Certification in Six-Sigma methodologies is preferred.
  • CQA, CQE prefer
  • Top tier technical writing and group presentation skills


This  job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents (“green card holders”), Refugees and Asylees.


Last Date to Apply for Job: February 11, 2021

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