Process Engineer
in Dartmouth, NS

Dartmouth, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 4132
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BIOVECTRA Inc. has an opening for a Process Engineer, Manufacturing Science & Technology Biologics. This is permanent, full-time position located in Windsor, NS.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Prioritizing and executing assigned project deliverables, including adherence to budgets and schedules, coordinating project startup, commissioning and qualification activities with internal and external groups.
  • Startup of new process equipment and instrumentation, troubleshooting equipment and instrumentation during commissioning activities.
  • Assembling and reviewing Turn Over Packages (TOP) for systems and equipment. Developing Equipment Qualification protocols and execution of these protocols. Data collection and statistical analysis.
  • Developing and updating ACAD drawings. Reviewing and updating "As Built" drawings in coordination with outside contractors.
  • Coordinating project startup, commissioning and validation activities with internal and external groups.
  • Supporting trades people (electrical, mechanical, and structural) by providing advice or guidance.
  • Setting up project consumables within MRP system.
  • Operating within budget and project schedules.
  • Conferring with vendors to determine product specifications, purchase equipment, materials or parts, materials of construction ("MOC") and evaluate products according to quality standards.
  • Processing, equipment and engineering improvements/modifications to existing manufacturing equipment. This includes mechanical, electrical and instrumentation installation and improvements.
  • Researching technical information for the installation, installation, maintenance, and operation of instruments and equipment. Determining the critical testing requirements for instrumentation and equipment prior to qualification.
  • Assisting maintenance department with repair, calibration, and sourcing replacement parts, as required.
  • Participating in project meetings between engineering, manufacturing and client.
  • Participate in P&D, HAZOP, PHA and other design reviews
  • Organizing project paperwork, drawings and files
  • Adhering to BIOVECTRA's Health and Safety Policy as outlined in CP0010 Occupational Health and Safety Policy, Statements of Principle, and Responsibilities.
  • Additional duties assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor's request

The successful candidate for this position should have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical preferred)
  • Six Sigma or Lean Certification would be an asset
  • PMP is considered an asset
  • Five years' work experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing or similar regulated environment.
  • Hands on experience with the starting up and commissioning instruments and process equipment.
  • Possesses financial acumen, understands business metrics, and how to impact results. Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally.
  • Basic understanding of fire and building codes and applicable quality and regulatory standards.

BIOVECTRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the "Apply Now" button.

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About BioVectra Inc.

BioVectra is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that serves pharmaceutical and biotech companies with full-service cGMP outsourcing solutions for intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). With over 45 years of experience, we are a reliable and innovative partner, specializing in:

  • Microbial Fermentation
  • Complex Chemistry
  • High Potency APIs
  • Biologics
  • Process & Analytical Development
  • Drug Development

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