Glaxosmithkline Rockville , MD 20850
PURPOSE OF JOB ROLE:
The GMS Engineering group provides technical engineering and project management services for manufacturing, building and utility equipment to support operations and capital projects. We are actively seeking a Process Engineer with cGMP experience to work with our dynamic and talented team. As a Process Engineer, you will work as part of a multi-functional team and be a leading technical resource for the design, installation, commissioning, life-cycle management, and improvement of process equipment located at the Rockville GMS site. You will also maintain a compliant and safe manufacturing environment, and help to ensure a consistent supply of product to the customer.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (10 bullet points maximum)
Execute engineering projects as assigned to meet technical, budget and schedule goals.
Participate in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new equipment or modifications to existing systems with consideration to new processing technologies or strategies. This may include assessing an economic, environmental, quality, conservation, or productivity impact while generating engineering reports.
Gather and analyze data on equipment/facility service problems in order to identify the root cause and generate possible solutions based upon the facts gathered, including generating measurable improvements.
Lead discussions and recommend solutions with key customer groups in order to gain a consensus on the repair or modification plans.
Develop project plans and budgets, and then implement the approved modifications, following up to ensure the desired result has been achieved. Document plans and modifications in an appropriate manner. Capable to utilize project management tools such as MS Project, etc.
Provide training to staff involved in the use or maintenance of equipment to ensure safe and reliable operation.
Prepare or review operation, safety, and maintenance procedures to ensure accuracy and completeness. Understanding of applicable regulatory, technical, and safety standards.
Capable of maintaining system life cycle documentation (drawings, design files, FRS/SDDS, etc).
Supervise the activities of contractors. Delegate project duties within the department or value stream team and understand the execution of those duties.
Why You?Basic qualifications:
Three (3) years experience as a process engineer in the biopharmaceutical industry preferred. Minimum of two (2) years of comparable industry experience required.
Knowledge of process systems used to support bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing operations; including but not limited to bioreactors, centrifuges, filtration skids, process vessels, chromatography skids and columns, autoclaves, and glasswashers preferred. Capable to learn above mentioned systems required.
Prior project engineering experience required.
Capable to manage projects to completion on time and within budget.
Must be able to interact well with peers and senior personnel in scientific, engineering, and operational disciplines.
Understanding / ability to demonstrate use of problem solving and continuous improvement techniques. Capable of performing risk assessments.
Ability to work as a member on cross-functional and self-directed work teams.
Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
Knowledge of equipment reliability and continuous improvement strongly desired
Familiarity with distributed control systems is desired.
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.
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