Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Manufacturing, Validation, Automation
  3. United States
El Segundo, USA
Posting date: 16 Apr 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer in the El Segundo, CA area with a globally leading pharmaceutical company. A successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree and extensive experience with GMPs/cGMPs, at least 7 years of pharmaceutical manufacturing, process development, and statistical analysis using JMP or Minitab within the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in evaluation of new technology and process automation for introduction into GMP manufacturing
  • Monitor and analyze manufacturing data as necessary to provide support for process improvement and investigations
  • Work with manufacturing and process design teams to define requirements and understand functional specifications
  • Identify suppliers and vendors that can supply equipment that fit the specifications and requirements
  • Lead investigations and identify root cause for critical deviations to maintain routine manufacturing operations and determine process improvements for manufacturing
  • Provide a science-based approach for the resolution of deviations and process issues
  • Support technology transfer processes and working cross functionally between Process Development and Manufacturing department
  • Support projects to increase safety/compliance or improve process or equipment robustness
  • Participate and support process FMEAs to understand process and product risks as a pre-requisite for process validation
  • Participate and report to a cross-functional team to advance production activities
  • Ensure successful manufacturing process comparability and process validation runs by assessing risk, setting preventative measures in place, investigating, and troubleshooting equipment and process issues
  • Write and review technical documentation (batch records, SOPs, protocols & reports for equipment qualifications, comparability, and cell therapy manufacturing process validation)

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree with 7-10 years of pharmaceutical manufacturing, technology transfer & process development experience required (MS Preferred)
  • Practical expertise with cGMP manufacturing and regulatory regulations and requirements for pharmaceuticals and devices
  • Technical writing and protocol/report writing is a plus
  • Experience in statistical analysis using JMP or Minitab
  • Knowledge of data management tools and statistical process controls
  • Previous experience with cell therapy products is a plus
  • Understand manufacturing needs and adapt to the changing needs of the manufacturing environment

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Catherine Nguyen at 215-531-5643 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.