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Snr Process Engineer (Capital Projects), Global Engineering Solutions - Ireland  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. 
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. 
  • To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. 
  • As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
  • The Senior Specialist will be a Process Project Engineer in Global Engineering Solutions, participate in a high performing team and be responsible for implementation of capital project scope and technical studies that support company  business objectives. Reporting to a Technology Director, the Senior Specialist will demonstrate increasing degrees of responsibility to lead or support project deliverables ranging from business case development, process design/specification, vendor management, commissioning & qualification, and through process implementation & realization of the solution.
  • The Senior Specialist will primarily support the Large Molecule Biologics/Vaccines/Sterile lines of business with opportunity to be exposed to multiple business areas; and is expected to develop and maintain advanced technical knowledge in their respective area(s) of expertise.
  • The Senior Specialist will exhibit sound leadership and exemplary collaboration, communication, and vendor management skills; and guide projects through the Capital Management stage gate process.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leads or supports process design efforts for capital projects, providing innovative solutions that meet business objectives
  •  Collaborates with a team in the evaluation of alternative solutions and the development of project scope
  •  Leads aspects of preliminary designs, including P&ID development and HAZOP facilitation
  •  Ensures that deliverables conform to company standards and practices, and are technically sound
  •  Provides technical guidance during project implementation, including C&Q, to assure viability of technology in proposed configuration
  •  Liaises with other technical functions to ensure successful technology transfers of new and in-line products
  •  Collaborates with contractors, suppliers and other team members in the execution of the work
  • Percent of travel: >25% for projects assignments outside of primary location. 
  • Travel and flexibility in project assignment location is required; assignments may require short term travel assignments.

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or applicable Science

  •  5 yrs experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in engineering, manufacturing or process development, ideally in vaccines or biologics
  •  Experience with an equipment life cycle approach including specification, selection, testing & commissioning, troubleshooting and qualification
  •  Understanding of hygienic design and unit operations specific to biologic manufacturing and/or aseptic processing
  •  Excellent collaboration and engagement as a team player with dependable interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  •  Project/time management skills which deliver on time and quality work

  • Our employees are the key to our company’s success. 
  • We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. 
  • Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
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