Process Engineer, Biologics Development (t611)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months
  • Research & Development
  • Lexington, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search


Lenox Executive Search is looking to hire a Process Engineer for a contract position in Lexington, MA with one of our global pharmaceutical clients. The individual will be a key member within a group responsible for performing large scale purification operations/ development, including the capture and purification of non-GMP batches to support development timelines. They will seamlessly collaborate within the framework of cross-functional process development teams including engineers and manufacturing teams. They will possess excellent problem solving abilities, familiarity with bioprocess engineering, and communicate well within our multi-disciplinary environment including manufacturing, quality, and manufacturing technical support teams.

Responsibilities of a Process Engineer:

  • Perform non-GMP purification runs (pilot scale) to support new product development, material supply needs and demonstration runs for multiple programs spanning all phases of biopharmaceutical development.
  • Support the transfer of all information including long lead items, batch record development, sample plan building, and on-floor support schedules.
  • Record, trend, and interpret data in conjunction with key stakeholders.
  • Actively participate and interact with Process development groups troubleshooting problems, supporting large scale studies, and supporting project goals.
  • Design and develop pilot scale operating procedures and records suitable for use in the production of non-GMP material
  • Evaluation and implementation of novel large-scale technologies that meet a generic platform across multiple processes
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean and orderly facility

Education and Experience Requirements of a Process Engineer:

  • BA/BS in the Biological Sciences, Engineering, or related fields.
  • 3-5 years with a BA/BS or 1-2 years with an MS, work experience must be in a Process Development or Manufacturing setting.
  • Hands-on purification experience, UF/DF, Chromatography, Column Packing, etc. is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is essential.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work with process owners and members of other cross functional groups (Building Authentic Relationships).
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills, including documentation preparation skills (Global and Cross-Boundary Communication)
  • Must have excellent teamwork skills (Building Authentic Relationships).

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