Menlo Park, CA: Senior Equipment Process Engineer (231379)

Life Sciences & Technology

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Senior Equipment Process Engineer for a 6+ month contract. This engineer should have at least 5 years of relevant experience. They are currently moving into a new space and will be getting new pumps and other equipment. The client manufactures LNP’s and needs an engineer with strong process development experience to help with the engineering design for manufacturing. This resource will also need to help with the troubleshooting of equipment including when they are in the midst of filling and something stops working; they will need to be able to work with the vendor and equipment to help fix it and salvage the batch.

This engineer will be working hands on with the equipment and will need to call the vendor to work out any potential issues. Ideally this resource would know the principles of why/how the equipment works and can help find any necessary solutions.


Required Experience:

  • Education: Chemical Engineering background preferred
  • Aseptic Fill/Finish:
    • Must have knowledge of aseptic fill/finish requirements
    • Must have SAT/FAT and IQ/OQ experience
    • Lead the search for filling equipment for Clean Room
  • Troubleshooting equipment issues
    • Technical know how of different pumping mechanism
      • Pump types include, but not limited to, piston, centrifugal, lobe, diaphragm, gear pumps etc
    • Identify ideal pumping mechanism for LNP manufacturing and process
    • Must be able to troubleshoot and address atypical investigation related to the pumps
    • Experience with mass flow controllers and pressurized vessels for pumping liquids is desirable
  • Engineering Design
    • Should have skid design experience for upstream and downstream purification
    • Design skids for LNP manufacturing process.
      • Identify areas to streamline the process
      • Identify fittings and connections (sanitary connections and quick connects) for various unit operations



Menlo Park, CA: Senior Equipment Process Engineer (231379)


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