Process / Project Engineer - Pharma or Bio Exper


Binghamton, NY

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


Less than 5 years

Posted 243 days ago

  by    Peter Ansara

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Project Engineer - Binghamton, New York United States- # 9443


Relocation Paid:Yes Will relocate from: Nationwide

Full Time / Direct Hire

Degree Required:University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4YearDegree - Chemical or BiochemicalEngineering

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Global company and one of the industry?s leading providers of ingredients for the food, pharmaceutical and related markets, is seeking a Project Engineer. Located in the beautiful rolling hills near Binghamton, NY, this is an excellent opportunity with this industry leader with plenty of opportunity for growth.

Job Description

Person will oversee all phases of projects from inception to final commissioning and start up. Responsibilities include project planning, cost estimating, project coordination, scheduling, installation, commissioning, and start up.

Ensure compliance withengineering principles and HSE standards.

Optimize existing processes using continuous improvement tools.

Projects work may include: improving equipment cleanliness, debottlenecking processes, improving throughput, reducing waste, and decreasing costs.

Assure compliance with cGMP and HACCP.

Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to detail operations of new equipment or revise SOPs to reflect changes to operations, as the result of modifications to existing equipment.

Troubleshoot process control logic including: PLCs, HMIs and plant instrumentation.

Conduct safety audits (PHAs/HAZOPs) for existing and new processes.

Develop project specifications, preparing process flow diagrams (PFDs), piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs), site and floor plans, utilities planning, and other project documentation as needed.

Conduct training of Production Supervisors, Team Leaders, and Operators on proper operation of equipment.


Minimum BS in Chemical or BiochemicalEngineeringrequired

Minimum of 3years of relevant experience in the food ingredient, beverage, bulk pharmaceutical or specialty chemical industries. Experience in a CGMP environment a plus.

Ideal candidate would be a process engineer withexperience as a project engineer that is well versed in project schedules, cost estimates, PFDs, P&IDs, utilities requirements development, interpretation of P&IDs, with a good understanding of process and instrumentation control.

Knowledgeable in process controls/automation a plus.

Strong process and equipment problem solving skills.

Able to take concepts from R&D and create a workable manufacturing process.

Must enjoy hands-on problem solving.

Must be US Citizen or Perm Resident.

$80K - $90K