Lead Process Engineer

Our client, who offers pharmaceutical industry partners a comprehensive range of services – from development of drug substances to product development is searching for a Lead Process Engineer to join their Pennsville, NJ site. The Lead Process Engineer will manage all technical aspects of assigned products and/or new processes in manufacturing. This includes preparing batch log records and cleaning log records, supporting production, conducting investigations, implementing corrective actions, and improving yields and cycle times.

Location: Pennsville, NJ
Pay: $125,000-$130,000 annually
Direct Hire

Job Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Chemical Development, Production, and Quality Departments.
  • Manages the transfer of assigned products and/or new processes into manufacturing.
  • Trains production personnel on the execution of manufacturing processes
  • Provides input for and monitors actual manufacturing costs for assigned products.
  • Trends manufacturing processes to ensure control and find areas for improvement.
  • Identifies and implements cost reduction projects.
  • Provides technical support to production for assigned products.
  • Acts as manufacturing representative on capital projects involving assigned products.
  • Conducts product/process failure investigations as appropriate.
  • Adheres to personal moral, ethical, legal, and behavioral conduct that follows the Code of Conduct.
  • Implements and adheres to all applicable SHE, DEA, and cGMP regulations.

Education and Experience

  • Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in a pharmaceutical batch plant are required.
  • Hands-on experience with tech transfers as well as in-depth knowledge of process engineering and cGMP regulations are required.
  • Must have excellent leadership capabilities.

Other Requirements

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work efficiently with people of all levels and cultures.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be highly organized and must be very conscientious and detail oriented.
  • Must be a self-starter and initiator.
  • Must have good computer skills (word, spreadsheet, presentation).
  • Must be able to manage several complex projects/issues simultaneously.
  • Must be able to motivate and lead multi-disciplined, results orientated teams.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills with an ability to negotiate both internally and externally.
  • Must be able to show determination and resilience.
  • Must be able to execute sound commercial judgement.
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