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Process Engineer - 18703

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Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based in Kent is currently seeking a skilled Process Engineer to join their team.


As the Process Engineer duties will include:

  • Support the Production Department in order to implement/develop new processes and/or product lines and optimise current processes

  • Continuously improve both efficiency and effectiveness of process equipment, manufacturing processes and supporting systems to help meet the future needs of the business

  • Lead/support Commissioning, Qualification and Validation activities associated with implementation of the above

  • Lead/support transfer of new processes/products into internal Production facilities and external Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs)

  • Where quality/safety issues arise lead/participate in investigations into root causes and report to line management/key stakeholders in a timely and efficient manner

  • Project Manage/support implementation of approved projects and associated business plans across the Production Department

  • Provide resolution and support to manufacturing or process issues, process optimisations and process improvements

  • Support the delivery of company/site objectives to the required Quality, Regulatory and EHS standards

  • Interface with R&D, in order to ensure effective and efficient Technical Transfer of new process/products into internal Production facilities and external Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs)

  • Communicate widely with internal and external stakeholders/business partners where required

  • Provide process engineering expertise for the evaluation of process risk assessments and HAZOPs

  • Continuous improvement initiatives and manufacturing technical support

  • Root cause Analysis support/troubleshooting 

  • Generate qualification life cycle documents/protocols for new plant and equipment (URS, IQ and OQ etc.)

  • Provide process description and identification of Critical Process Parameters and Key Process Parameters (CPPS and KPPS).


Education/ Skills/ Attributes required to be considered of the role of Process Engineer



    • A minimum 2:2 BEng degree in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering

    • Will have relevant technical experience working in a regulated industry, preferably pharmaceuticals

    • Demonstrable knowledge of cGMP

    • Good oral, written and presentation skills



    • Project management experience

    • Experience in process safety e.g. HAZID and HazOp studies.

    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified

    • Experience in technical transfers and scale up

    • Experience in manufacture of Drug Product, in particular encapsulation

    • Experience in commissioning and qualification


If you are skilled Process Engineer and meet the criteria listed above please apply TODAY!

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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