Pfizer Process Specialist/Engineer in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Job Description Summary:
With demonstrated ability to accomplish projects independently, provides process engineering design, implementation/commissioning services and maintenance support of cGMP clinical and/or manufacturing processes and equipment. Engineering services may include equipment specification, process design, equipment/skid layouts and process development/improvement. Leads troubleshooting efforts of equipment and process-related issues and deviation investigations. Analyzes process requirements and evaluates equipment and systems to ensure deliverables meet or exceed process specifications and manufacturing requirements. Evaluates and recommends new process technologies that optimize performance, are cost effective, and will improve product quality and manufacturing techniques. Analyzes trends and reports on data generated to characterize scale-up and performance/functionality of processes and to improve product/process quality, consistency, productivity, efficiency, and risk levels. Expected to successfully execute projects or areas of large projects. . Provides significant contributions on project teams and may lead multi-functional teams.
Leads proactive problem solving efforts for manufacturing processes. Troubleshoots and resolves process equipment issues, diagnoses technical problems and determines short-term and long-term solutions. Develops and implements methods to systematically evaluate manufacturing process and equipment problems, analyze process data from equipment failures, and make recommendations to prevent recurrences. Works closely with cross-functional groups to resolve system problems to optimize output, minimize contamination, and minimize cost. Designs modifications to existing process equipment and implements changes for new processes. Works with Manufacturing and Technology groups on technical issues and project teams.
Provides process engineering support to ensure operational success of the Maintenance coverage program.
Designs/approves equipment layout. Reviews/approves skid ortho's and isometric drawings.
Specifies, designs and installs process equipment and systems in direct support of commercial and clinical manufacturing operations. Analyzes process requirements and evaluates equipment and systems to ensure deliverables meet or exceed process specifications and manufacturing requirements. Defines process requirements on capital projects including participating in selection of new manufacturing equipment. Generates/approves P&IDs, PFD and process descriptions.
Participates in process operational improvements. Develops CIP recipes and specifications. Provides technical expertise and guidance for site process projects. Provides knowledge of manufacturing standards. Develops, implements, and maintains safety and process systems and identifies, resolves, and recommends solutions to remove systemic limitations and barriers.
Promotes cGMP compliance within the workplace by following site cGMP procedures. Incorporate cGMP and regulatory compliance into all assigned projects scope, design and construction work.
BS + 5 years of relevant experience in a pharmaceutical or other compatible industrial, chemical or food industry, directly supporting the design and implementation of process equipment and piping systems. Or MS + 3 years relevant experience or PhD + 0 years of relevant experience.
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Additional Offer Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: July 28, 2017
Grade: 05 Additional Location Information : Carlisle, PA
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