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Senior Plant Engineer / Biotech DSC Facilities and Engineering (JP7631)

Thousand Oaks, Ca · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Senior Plant Engineer / Biotech DSC Facilities and Engineering (JP7631)
Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca. Onsite
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: DSC Facilities and Engineering
Duration: 6 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 8/28/20
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Senior Plant Engineer for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:
The Sr. Plant Engineer will be joining Facilities & Engineering (F&E) group to provide engineering support for one of the Pilot Plant Facility.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide system ownership for Pilot Plant process equipment. Perform the system owner role for assigned systems to ensure equipment reliability and compliance. This includes specifying and overseeing a properly executed preventive maintenance program and updating spare parts.
  • Identify and implement engineering-based improvements or upgrades to the upstream and downstream process equipment. This includes identification of design requirements, options analysis, design, installation, startup, and qualification of equipment.
  • Directing and coordinating equipment maintenance as necessary to ensure systems are in proper working order.
  • Directing and coordinating projects for equipment modification/improvement.
  • Provide troubleshooting support to reduce production downtime.
  • Ensure systems are installed and operating safety and comply with pertinent environmental health/safety practice, rules and regulations
Must have skills:
Hard Skills:
  • Trouble shooting equipment and ability to analyze problems, develop and propose engineering solutions in a scientific manner.
  • Directing/coordinating equipment maintenance and projects
  • Identifying/implementing engineering improvements
  • Experience with Upstream (Ex. Single Use/SS Bioreactors, Waves, Centrifuges, Impulse Mixers, SPTFF, Autoclaves, CIP/COP), Downstream Equipment (Ex. Chromatography Skids, Viral Filtration Skids, UFDF/TFF skids, SS and Single Use Tank/mixing vessels, CIP/COP).
Soft Skills:
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Organized
  • Can Multi-task

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Take ownership of Upstream and/or Downstream equipment by ensuring that equipment is running to meet production needs.
  • Trouble shoot equipment.
  • Increase reliability of system by reviewing PMs and spare parts and update as required.
  • Support small/medium size projects.
  • Attend standing WCT meetings to support MFG.
Employee Value Proposition:
Dynamic environment where you get exposure to various systems, new technologies exposure and single use systems, interact with the manufacturing team on a daily basis

Red Flags:
No trouble shooting experience.
No experience with equipment.

Interview Process:
Phone/Skype interviews

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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