Contract Permanent contract
Profession Industry
Localization Newburyport (USA)
Sector Chemical industry

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The Process Engineer is responsible for overseeing the development of processing instructions for plant operations and their introduction to the manufacturing environment.

Main tasks

  • Responsible for project start up, process optimization and process troubleshooting. 
  • Experience working in a batch, fine chemical environment with a proven track record in technology transfer from the laboratory to the plant. 
  • Be able to lead efforts in reducing cycle times, improving quality, improving batch yields, and reducing overall manufacturing costs.
  • The successful candidate will have experience gathering information and interacting with all Departments and Management.
  • Interpreting and organizing the information to insure a successful project outcome.   
  • Responsible for continuously monitoring and developing cost reduction/technical improvement options for existing processes to improve plant performance and maintain product viability.

Required skills

  • Batch, Fine or Specialty Chemical Manufacturing background
  • Multi-step synthesis
  • Tech Transfer skills (laboratory to plant, process troubleshooting and process optimization)
  • Working knowledge of glass lined and rotating process equipment
  • Thorough understanding of batch fine chemical unit operations- Reactions, Extractions, Distillation, Filtration, Drying etc., and the utilities that support them
  • Excellent communication skills and proven leadership skills
  • 5 – 7 years process engineering experience
  • BS in Chemical Engineering •cGMP experience preferred

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