Aseptic Process Engineer
Decatur, Illinois

Job ID: 11259
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site 100% of the time. No telecommuting or remote work.

Additional Information: Full benefits, relocation assistance, and interview travel reimbursement are available.

Description: Our Client, a pharmaceutical company, is looking to hire an Aseptic Process Engineer II in Decatur, IL.


• Support and troubleshoot day-to-day operations, capital projects, and pipeline products in aseptic manufacturing processes;
• Be responsible for engineering and process optimization for aseptic manufacturing processes and related operations;
• Perform financial analysis activities to determine project cost savings and return on investment;
• Manage the procurement of process equipment;
• Assess current processes to reduce processing times and reduced utility consumption by measuring key performance indicators;
• Perform process design improvements to reduce the quantity of lost batches and improved quality of product;
• Manage third party vendors to optimize detail designs of engineering projects;
• Deliver strategic and technical expertise to drive continuous process improvement that generate cost savings and optimize efficiencies;
• Assist with design of new facilities and systems from conceptual design, specifications, budgeting, scheduling, and construction management;
• Develop documents for FAT and SAT activities for process equipment;
• Participate in FAT, SAT, the startup and commissioning of process equipment after design phase;
• Manage the life-cycle documentation of the equipment including generation and approval of user requirement;
• Provide direction to contractors to meet project schedule and financial goals while ensuring technical success;
• Participate in procurement efforts for process and facility related equipment and facilitate change orders during the project;
• Drive remediation work for design improvement or correction for process equipment and processes.


• Experience in process engineering in a pharmaceutical or similar manufacturing environment (5+ years);
• Experience with aseptic manufacturing processes (3+ years);
• Experience in process development, experimental design / statistical analysis, process optimization, and scale-up;
• Experience with new product introduction, technology transfer, and process / equipment validation;
• Working knowledge of various manufacturing processes and unit operations including, vial filling, sterilization formulation, and secondary packaging;
• Basic knowledge of process automation / control systems;
• Continuous improvement background with knowledge of Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma / OE tools and techniques (preferred);
• Understanding and application of GMP Documentation as it relates to the job function;
• Bachelor degree required, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Engineering, or Pharmacy.

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