Process Engineer

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Posted: 06/26/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 171276 Pay Rate: DOE

This is a direct hire position

PinPoint Solutions is hiring a Process Engineer

Individual will provide technical engineering expertise within multiple areas of responsibility including engineering, validation and equipment/system maintenance.  Develops and recommends new technologies to achieve cost effective and improved equipment/systems robustness.   Develops plans and strategy for new product introductions.  Establishes operating equipment specifications and improves manufacturing techniques/processes.  Supervises direct reports.


  • Provide technical engineering oversight from development, to the implementation and routine operation on process equipment/systems.
  • Develop documentation to support new equipment implementation (User requirement specifications, Detail design specification, Operating and Maintenance procedures, FAT, SAT, and commissioning documents).
  • Perform conceptual analysis of new project proposals; feasibility analysis, scope of work, basis of design, project schedule, budgetary estimate, facility utilization, risk analysis and implementation plan.
  • Implement engineering standards and best practices in the design of projects, specification of instruments and equipment, oversee/ coordinate the fabrication, installation and implementation of solutions to process problems.
  • Troubleshoot and aid in the repair of process equipment/systems as required to maintain GMP standards for optimal performance. Responsible for ongoing optimization and improvement in equipment/systems/processes for long term robustness and reliability.
  • Perform deviations/investigations/CAPAs/Change Control write-up. Provide engineering studies, technical engineering support, training and leadership to manufacturing, QA, validation, Quality Control, Validation, Facilities, and Metrology for continuous process improvement, troubleshooting, change control and deviation resolution.
  • In areas of health, safety and environmental policy: Provide guidance, leadership and directives to support and comply with all policies. Contribute toward meeting departmental goals and demonstrate progress in preventing or reducing injuries.
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in engineering (chemical, industrial, mechanical, or related discipline) with 6-8 years of engineering experience in the field of pharmaceutical/biotechnology (or equivalent).
  • Strive for Results, Make Decisions, Lead Teams, Develop People, Think Strategically.
  • Supervises and manages direct reports in a manner that encourages collaboration and personnel development. Exemplifies and fosters the company core values. Enforces disciplinary actions as needed.
  • A self-motivating and goal-oriented individual with proven technical engineering skills. Must have strong oral and written skills with emphasis on technical writing for deviations/investigations/CAPAs.





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