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Senior Process (Liquids) Engineer

An engineering professional who applies engineering knowledge, mathematics and statistics, and ingenuity to complete assignments related to industrial and systems engineering.

This position requires the analysis, design, and improvement of manufacturing process systems for the bulk liquid and aseptic processing operations

Major Responsibilities:

  • Independently plans and coordinates activities related to process equipment engineering improvements for liquid aseptic technology within supply chain.
  • Establishes workable and trackable schedules. 
  • Works with staff, outside firms and/or consultants to agree on plans and timetables for a specific project.  Identifies pinch points or conflicts. 
  • Sets performance metrics. 
  • Maintains project controls and reporting for cost, scope and schedule. 
  • Develops execution strategy, including procurement. 
  • Balances multiple demands within assignment, e.g., executes contingency plans to recover from schedule slippage and financial overruns.
  • Independently performs economic analysis and feasibility studies. Responsible for achieving financial targets in support of business objectives.
  • Supports the startup of new facilities in the development of their operational excellence strategy
  • Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans to drive cost containment and cost reduction efforts.  Executes the recommendations
  • Lead, design, install, commission and start-up as well as maintain and improve the liquid aseptic process and equipment.
  • Responsible for the process engineering and improvements in the areas of Material Handling, Ingredients preparation, Receiving, CIP, and aseptic process.
  • Ensures compliance of process parameter and operational condition with FDA regulations.
  • Responsible for improvement initiatives that define equipment data, equipment capabilities, utilization, efficiencies and obsolescence as it relates to processing
  • Author and review validation and change control documents such as master plans, validation protocols, summary reports and change requests.
  • Develop project justification and engineering proposals for capital expenditure requests.
  • Complies with all regulations and standards for quality, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Energy (EHS&E) practices and other governance areas as applicable.
  • Has awareness of the potential consequences of changes to established processes.
  • Identifies areas of risk with respect to compliance.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, science or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence
  • 5+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience. 
  • Familiarity with plant control software.
  • Experience with liquid aseptic processing in the personal care, home care and/or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Familiarity with engineering project management.
  • Works under general direction.  Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.  Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Identifies and quantifies technical risks and their consequences relative to the success of part of a project; recommends appropriate action, e.g. reports calculations and recommendations in terms concrete enough for management to make an informed decision.
  • Decisions or recommendations would typically achieve department/project objectives.