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Senior Project Engineer

  1. North West
  1. Contract
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted10 Jan 2020

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Do you relish the opportunity to work with a global biotech organisation based in the North West of the UK?  If yes, then this is the assignment for you!

Our client that specialises in the treatment and prevention of serious human medical conditions is currently seeking the expertise of an experience Senior Project Engineer

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting process improvement initiatives and major capital projects to meet internal strategic performance targets. In addition to this they will be responsible for the full project lifecycle across a wide range of projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for this Project Engineer role include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Lead complex engineering projects involving cross functional teams and multiple GMP disciplines (e.g. process / utilities / cleanrooms):
    • Process Design
    • Design Qualification, Design Review and HAZOP studies
    • Process, equipment & component specification (plant, instrumentation, automation & consumables/disposables)
    • Change control management
    • Input into budget development and securing of Opex & Capex funding
    • Automation approach including the Sequence of Operations and FDS definition
  • Responsible for creating accurate and timely cost estimates for projects in accordance with departmental procedures, to ensure that project proposals can be submitted for approval in line with the capital expenditure plan:
    • Contribute to User Requirement Specifications
    • Develop detailed technical specifications
    • Generate tender documents for equipment procurement.
    • Regulatory compliance
  • Budget and schedule responsibility for multi-disciplinary GMP projects, including monitoring and reporting on the status of major projects in multiple formats including board reports and presentations:
    • Preparation and execution of equipment supply contracts
    • Managing and supervising all consultant and contract staff undertaking project work.
    • Discharge of CDM duties where appropriate.
  • Participate in the validation and handover processes for capital projects in liaison with quality assurance, production management and maintenance function, and ensure that all necessary training, drawings and documentation are provided for validation, operation and maintenance purposes.
  • Uphold and contribute to the development of site engineering standards to comply with regulatory and pharmaceutical industry requirements.  Ensure that appropriate standards of GMP, housekeeping, safety and discipline are always maintained both within the department and operational areas.
Desirable Experience:
  • A degree in an engineering discipline is essential, preferably in chemical or mechanical engineering
  • Chartered Engineer or at application stage
  • Sound knowledge of environmental, health and safety legislations
  • Due to the varied nature of project work, all round engineering knowledge is required.
  • Innovative and creative approach to problem solving
  • Strong time management, stakeholder management and leadership skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against key deadlines

If this sounds like the position for you, please apply today!

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