Senior Bio-Pharma Engineer – Italy

Recruiter
Location
Milan,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
1053819
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lead / Senior Bio-Pharma Engineer - Milan - Italy

Key Skills: Process Engineering, Process Design, Pharmaceutical, Bio Medicine, Bio Pharma, Life science, Manufacturing

Location: Milan, Italy
Salary / Package: Competitive Salary depending on experience + company benefits

Timeframe: Role has full sign off and budget

Interviews: Can be held at a time to suit within 1-2 weeks
Recruitment Partner: Airswift Account Manager: Danny Olufunwa

Key Words: Process Engineer, Bio Pharma Engineer, Lifesciences, Pharmaceutical, Bio Pharma

The Position & Experience Required

Our partner is a leading engineering and design company employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries all over the world with a strong presence in each continent. Our partner operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

We are currently seeking a Lead Bio-pharma Engineer to be based in Milan, Italy and reports to the Head of Pharma Process department and will be accountable to coordinate / manage all the design activities relevant to assigned projects. There are 2 vacancies for a Lead & Senior Bio-Pharma Engineer.

Responsibilities
  • Design of bio-pharmaceutical GMP plants, developing user requirements, layout, mass / energy balance, equipment size, P&ID's, functional specifications, etc
  • Coordination of the process design from feasibility study till start-up and validation of the system
  • Interface directly and frequently with Customers

Skills / Qualifications
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering MSc
  • Specific knowledge of technologies / equipment for healthcare / lifescience industry, such as: production of anti-cancer, vaccines, therapeutic proteins; hygienic piping and clean / sterile environment; handling / containment of micro-organisms in bio-pharmaceutical industry; purification techniques of process biological materials; manufacturing / containment of highly active API's
  • At least 4 -12 years in the design of manufacturing process plants for fine-chemicals and / or chemical pharmaceutical ingredients, and of manufacturing process plants for bio-pharmaceutical GMP drugs
  • Knowledge of functional / mechanical features of process equipment of typical chemical and pharmaceutical industry
  • Competence in using simulation software such as SuperPro, SchedulePro, Hysis, or similar ones
  • Fluency in English, in Italian and, possibly, in German is a mandatory requirement
  • Attitude to the development of innovative areas of expertise, such as: sustainability; process modelling / simulation; continuous processing; resource conservation
  • Strong leadership, decision making and influencing skills are required to ensure the delivery of challenging project according time / quality / budget / safety targets, as well as Customer targets

APPLY NOW IF YOU HAVE THE RELEVANT EXPERIENCE OR REFER SOMEONE TO danny.olufunwa@airswift.com