Shire Purification Engineer I in Lessines, Belgium

The Purification Engineer I is responsible for design, construction/modification, commissioning and qualification of Purification/Clean Utilities systems according to EHS, GMP and Best Engineering Practices requirements.

Implicated in day to day manufacturing operations for problem solving/improvement deployement regarding purification and clean utilities systems.

  1. Projects: In scope of CAPEX programs and continous improvement of new/existing systems, the incumbent must be able to manage small engineering projects without assistance. In particular, the position implies :
  • Basic Design and support for budgets preparation

  • Detailed Design of new or modified systems

  • Tenders writing, orders handling, following of construction, and start-up of equipments

  • Writing and execution of validation packages (URS/FSDS/Commissioning/engineerin part of IQOQ)

  • Training of employees impacted by changes and new equipments

  • Ensure compliance to EHS, cGMP, regulatory and Best Engineering Practices requirements

  • Member of multidisciplinary project teams

  1. Troubleshooting of equipment/systems: support day-to-day requests from purification manufacturing and maintenance, active participation in daily operational meetings with actions follow-up, handling troubleshooting change requests,..

  2. Continuous improvement : Be on the floor to study and recommend improvement of existing equipments to minimize production down time. Provide suggestions on how to improve an existing equipment if needed

  3. Expertise Development : Develop technical expertise on purification processes / Clean utilities systems.

Profile:

Minimum Degree Required: University degree

Preferred Degree: Master

Certificate(s): Master degree in Engineering

Experience:

  • Two plus (2+) years of experience in a process engineering function within a biotech/pharmaceutical operations/ manufacturing environment. Knowledge of purification equipment & related clean utilities is required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

Qualification :

  • Clean process/Clean utilities technical skills

  • Must have experience in project: design/construction/commissioning in a regulated environment.

  • Demonstrated experience in GEP, GMP and validation approach in pharmaceutical industrie

  • Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP)

  • Good communication, leadership and organizational skills

  • Must be a team player prepared to lead, work in, embrace a team based culture.

  • Client oriented, rigorous, synthetic and analytic thinking

  • Good written and verbal skills in French and English.

  • Must be proficient with standard office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

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