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Engineer - (JP10047)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Engineer - (JP10047)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Physical Testing Development
Duration: 18+ months (with likely extensions)
Notes:  Remote
Posting Date:  04/07/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Engineer for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
The Engineer, in Final Product Technologies- Mechanical Engineering Methods, is responsible for engineering activities required for the development / qualification / validation and transfer of physical GMP test methods for combination products, devices, primary containers, and secondary packaging components. The Engineer shall have the ability to work on multiple projects at one time that may involve changes or new product, processes, tooling or equipment introduction to improve quality and reliability and reduce cost. Phases of projects include: developing combination product test methods, providing key expert support for qualification, validation, transfer, and life cycle support of methods for manufacturing, new product introduction, training, and production support.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • 3D Design, CAD, Solid Works experience (at least 2 years of experience)
  • Technical Writing
  • Manufacturing, validation, qualification processes

Day to Day Responsibilities:
    • Develop, qualify, and validate GMP physical test methods for vials, prefilled syringes, and injection devices.
    • Work in teams to transfer new combination product test method and assembly requirements to manufacturing, by developing six sigma processes and compiling documentation for manufacturing assembly requirements.
    • Develop, qualify, validate, and transfer new equipment, software, systems, and methods.
    • Implement projects per Final Product Technologies and company procedures to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within established budget.
    • Provide expert support for investigations as well as new process development required to improve manufacturing operations.
    • Coordinate test method development and delivery with selected contractors.
    • Ensure that qualification parameters are met for product assembly requirements.
    • Support development of cost estimates for new processes, gauges and equipment development used in generation of capital request documentation.
    • Generate procedures necessary to support department and new process equipment.
    • Provide expert training to individuals in the operation and maintenance of processes, test methods and equipment introduced to Quality Control and/or the manufacturing department (i.e. production operator, mechanics, process engineers).
    • Participate in and assume responsibilities of team functions as assigned (i.e. Product Improvement Teams).
    • Generate/author and own the Test Method documents.
    • Gather test method requirements that result in equipment that operates safely and considers ergonomic factors in the design
    • Perform other duties as required by the Group Manager
    • Comply with the requirements, responsibilities, and authority as required
    • Maintains integrated timelines capturing appropriate cross functional details and deliverables which are aligned with the functional and project goals
    • Networks internally to ensure alignment, commitment to project objectives and timelines as well as to ensure effective execution of projects
    • Networks with manufacturing, quality and regulatory organizations both internal and external to client
    • Drives the cross-functional communication and integration of information to optimize decision making, issue resolution and change management throughout project lifecycle
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are utilized to communicate project status and risks associated with integrated timelines to leadership
    • Collaborates with other functional leaders to ensure project success, momentum and commitment
    • Proactively identifies issues and/or risks and develops mitigation options to resolve or escalate efficiently
    • Integrates partner/vendor timelines with client timelines as appropriate

Red Flags:
  • No B.S. degree in engineering or technical field
  • No 3D design or CAD experience
  • No technical writing

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.


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

 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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