Engineer III Process Development
Life Technologies - Bedford, MA

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Making Life Even Better.
When it comes to the vision of shaping discovery and improving life, no other company can match the breadth of products and services in the life sciences field to meet this vision than Life Technologies. Created through the combination of biotechnology leaders Applied Biosystems and Invitrogen, Life Technologies’ systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that improve the human condition and the world around us. Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. With historical sales of approximately $3.5 billion, a presence in more than 100 countries, and a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses, we are poised to truly shape the world of science. Join a team of more than 9,500 employees around the world who are engaged, curious, insightful, responsible and driven to make life even better.

The Chemical Process Engineer will support the commercialization of innovative process chromatography products including scale-up, process optimization, technology transfers and process validation activities. The Chemical Process Engineer will be part of a multifunctional team that will develop, implement, and qualify robust, high quality, cost effective processes for manufacturing. The Chemical Process Engineer will provide engineering support for manufacturing by troubleshooting equipment and controls systems and leading cost reduction projects.

Summary of essential job functions:
Develop and draft equipment specifications and operating procedures. Interface with various departments and customers to ensure smooth scale-up and technology transfer. Specify, install and troubleshoot process control system. Support a variety of new and existing chemical processes by generating process flow diagrams, mass and energy balances, piping and instrumentation drawings and pre-operations packages including HAZOP’s and risk assessments (FMEA). Monitor and improve process capability using Lean and Six Sigma techniques.

Minimum requirements:
The position requires a BS or higher in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with at 5-10 years experience in manufacturing, product design or process development. Strong understanding of ISO9001 a must with ISO13485 and GMP experience preferred. Experience with Six Sigma and Lean methodology and clean room operation.

Special Skills:
Working knowledge liquid chromatography methods and systems. The ideal candidate must be able to form strong relationships with internal customers, and be able to innovate and anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions.

Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

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