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Lead Chemical Process Engineer 187239

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Posted: 01/09/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 187239

Job Description

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.

Direct hire opportunity, relocation assistance available 

We're looking for a Lead Chemical Process Engineer in Indianapolis, IN who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. 

Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects including state of the art industrial and commercial facilities in the field of Biopharmaceuticals.  You’ll be accountable for schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks, as you gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget, and schedule.   Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will establish process design basis, develop process options and optimizations of selected design, and calculate and organize data for process flow sheets. You’ll also have the chance to utilize your technical expertise mentoring junior team members to help your team discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward. 

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Job Requirements

Here's What You'll Need:

  •  Bachelors or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering
  • At least 10+ years of experience working within the Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical Sectors.
  • Knowledge of and experience with API and Oligonucleotide technologies. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with Cell therapy and Gene therapy. 
  • Alternatively, experience with Drug Substance Technologies – Upstream (Cell Culture and Harvest) , Downstream (Purification), or Clean Utilities. 
  • Experience of being the Process Lead on a medium to large projects. 
  • PFD and P&ID Development. 
  • Preparing and evaluating bid and purchase specifications for process and clean utility equipment (e.g. Bioreactor and Fermentation Skids, Harvest Skids, UF-DF Skids WFI Pre-treatment, WFI Stills, Clean Steam Generators, chromatography columns, pressure vessels). 
  • Knowledge of Single Use Equipment and Industry Trends. 
  • Calculating loads for clean utilities, line sizing, and distribution design (e.g. water for injection, clean steam, process gases). 
  • Participating in planning, cost development, and scheduling for assigned project. 
  • Maintaining effective communication with project team members and with the customer.
  • Calculating and organizing data and interfacing with other Jacobs’s disciplines, such as instrument data for I&C or electrical loadings, HVAC etc. 
  • Knowledge of GMP and worldwide regulatory requirements. 
  • Working knowledge of PipeFlo (Professional and Compressible), AFT Products (Arrow and Fathom), and Plant design software such as Aspen.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  •  Strong client facing and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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Victoria Hardy

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