Senior Process Engineer

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  • Undisclosed per annum
  • Posted 17 days ago

Senior Process Engineer – Permanent – California – Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology

Talos Automation are seeking a Senior Process Engineer to join one of our clients offices in California. We are interested in speaking with experienced Process Engineers who come from the pharmaceutical or biotechnology sector.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Process Engineer with experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. In this role, you will be responsible for providing professional engineering expertise and leadership to projects primarily in pharmaceutical or biotechnology, working on innovative designs for industrial facilities, and providing development, detailed design, and construction support.

The Responsibilities

* Plan, organize, and direct the technical activities of the process design team to ensure technical success and adherence to the project scope, schedule, budget and quality requirements.
* Conceptual design, process development, and detailed process design, including design calculations.
* Plan, facilitate, and conduct design reviews.
* Generate H&M balances, PFDs and P&IDs (knowledge of CAD software is not essential but is plus).
* Understand and analyze process scaling issues.
* Research, design, size and specify processes and equipment.
* Participate in technology cantered communities of practice.
* Provide technical expertise on complex design issues and advanced engineering theories, concepts, principles, and processes.
* Interface with key client and project staff in formal, informal and project team meetings.
* Provide clients with assistance during installation, commissioning, and start-up of equipment and related systems.
* Develop equipment bid packages.
* Perform risk analysis and develop risk management plans.
* Drawing production and review, through directing the actions of designers or drafters.


* 6-8 years of relevant experience working in the biotechnology or pharmaceuticals industries.
* Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering.
* Experienced with, and knowledgeable of, biopharmaceutical processing techniques.
* Advanced knowledge of process development activities, cGMP’s guidelines and FDA and EMEA process validation requirements.
* Experience in dealing directly with customers and sales organizations on capital projects required; planning and controlling capital projects a plus
* Ability to lead as an integral part of a multifunctional, customer focused team.
* Ability and willingness to travel to an off-site location and/or accept client site assignments when required.

Talos is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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