AMRI Process / Project Engineer in Springfield, Missouri

Provide technical engineering support to pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals operations teamin a cGMP environment, effectively controlling the chemical processes at the site, and in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.

_MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES_:

A. _Essential_functional duties of the position-

· Develop scopes for process and equipment projects.

· Develops Project Budgets (including cost estimates) and Schedules, includes negotiating prices, delivery schedules, etc.

· Develop detailed designs for process and equipment projects.

· Prepares Technical Specifications for procurement documents.

· Designs plant and facility improvements; and supervises design process when performed by consulting engineers.

· Provides project cost control.

· Supervises and inspects project work in progress both at the plant site and at fabricator facilities.

· Manage equipment start-ups and troubleshooting efforts.

· Provide technical assistance to operators and supervisors in the field.

· Prepares PSM analysis and documentation and writes operating procedures as necessary.

· Improve costs and cycle times by designing and implementing optimization programs utilizing principles of unit operations (heat and mass transfer, etc.).

· Supports Continuous Improvement activities at the site.

· Actively participates inParticipate in HAZOP’s or PHA’s with the goal of safe operation of the facility.

· Author or review instructions (batch sheets, SOP’s) as necessary to ensure safe operations while following “Management of Change” protocols.

B. Other responsibilities/accountabilities-

· Support Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices by preparing and executing validation protocols.

· Prepares Permit Applications for Construction Permits and provides technical data for Environmental Permit Applications.

· Provides engineering administration and prepares project documentation.

_RELEVANT QUANTITATIVE DIMENSIONS:_

· Manages capital projects, generally in a range of $100K to $500K.

· Administers up to six projects concurrently.

· Prepares cost estimates within /- 10% of actual project cost.

· Manages project schedules to within 10% of original schedule, excluding external delays.

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_KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:_

· BS Chemical or Mechanical Engineering minimum.

· Five to ten years relevant experienceor training in FDA regulated manufacturing, or the equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

· Proven negotiating skills.

· Computer literate with a functional ability with SAP, word processing, spreadsheets, project scheduling, database and presentation software.

· Ability to use CAD preferred; however, aptitude and willingness to be trained in CAD based design development is essential.

· Familiarity with GMPs, process validation strategy.

· Familiarity with environmental, health and safety standards.

· Demonstrated leadership abilities (programs, projects).

· Excellent communication skills, including problem solving and analytical skills, technical report writing, and presentation skills.

_Physical Demands_

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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee may rarely lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

_Work Environment_

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to work in a normal office environment. Will regularly be required to enter the production area of a typical manufacturing facility which has moving mechanical parts, and may have fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, wet and/or humid conditions, low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Provide technical engineering support to pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals operations team in a cGMP environment, effectively controlling the chemical processes at the site, and in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.

_MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES_:

A. _Essential_ functional duties of the position-

· Develop scopes for process and equipment projects.

· Develops Project Budgets (including cost estimates) and Schedules, includes negotiating prices, delivery schedules, etc.

· Develop detailed designs for process and equipment projects.

· Prepares Technical Specifications for procurement documents.

· Designs plant and facility improvements; and supervises design process when performed by consulting engineers.

· Provides project cost control.

· Supervises and inspects project work in progress both at the plant site and at fabricator facilities.

· Manage equipment start-ups and troubleshooting efforts.

· Provide technical assistance to operators and supervisors in the field.

· Prepares PSM analysis and documentation and writes operating procedures as necessary.

· Improve costs and cycle times by designing and implementing optimization programs utilizing principles of unit operations (heat and mass transfer, etc.).

· Supports Continuous Improvement activities at the site.

· Actively participates in Participate in HAZOP’s or PHA’s with the goal of safe operation of the facility.

· Author or review instructions (batch sheets, SOP’s) as necessary to ensure safe operations while following “Management of Change” protocols.

B. Other responsibilities/accountabilities-

· Support Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices by preparing and executing validation protocols.

· Prepares Permit Applications for Construction Permits and provides technical data for Environmental Permit Applications.

· Provides engineering administration and prepares project documentation.

_RELEVANT QUANTITATIVE DIMENSIONS:_

· Manages capital projects, generally in a range of $100K to $500K.

· Administers up to six projects concurrently.

· Prepares cost estimates within /- 10% of actual project cost.

· Manages project schedules to within 10% of original schedule, excluding external delays.

_ _

_KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:_

· BS Chemical or Mechanical Engineering minimum.

· Five to ten years relevant experience or training in FDA regulated manufacturing, or the equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

· Proven negotiating skills.

· Computer literate with a functional ability with SAP, word processing, spreadsheets, project scheduling, database and presentation software.

· Ability to use CAD preferred; however, aptitude and willingness to be trained in CAD based design development is essential.

· Familiarity with GMPs, process validation strategy.

· Familiarity with environmental, health and safety standards.

· Demonstrated leadership abilities (programs, projects).

· Excellent communication skills, including problem solving and analytical skills, technical report writing, and presentation skills.

_Physical Demands_

_ _

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee may rarely lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

_Work Environment_

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to work in a normal office environment. Will regularly be required to enter the production area of a typical manufacturing facility which has moving mechanical parts, and may have fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, wet and/or humid conditions, low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

Job: *Engineering

Organization: *AMRI Springfield

Title: Process / Project Engineer

Location: MO-Springfield

Requisition ID: 1002379

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