Project Engineer

Location
Rensselaer, NY, United States
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
15851BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Designs, specifies and commissions new and renovated biopharmaceutical process and
clean utility equipment; provides engineering support and leads deviation investigations
for existing equipment and manufacturing processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Designs and specifies cGMP process equipment, piping, and/or controls including
development and review of engineering documentation.

• Manages small-to-mid sized projects related to process equipment and clean utilities
including start-up and commissioning.

• Assists/Leads in the design review, site acceptance and installation of equipment.

• Prepares piping and instrumentation diagrams and other related drawings.

• Develops Process Flow Diagrams for manufacturing processes.

• Supports QA/Validation department by preparation of design documents and assists
in protocol execution.

• Assists in investigations of process equipment, utility systems, and control system
anomalies, as well as safety incidents.

• Implements corrective/preventative actions for existing equipment and manufacturing
processes.

• Prepares engineering evaluations and test plans for and executes modification change
control documentation.

• Supervises mechanical, electrical, and automation contractors.

• Maintains a clean and safe working environment by enforcing procedures, policies,
and regulations.

• Maintains company reputation by enforcing compliance with local, state, and federal
regulations

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Contract Engineers (Design, Process, Project, Electrical)

• Construction Contractors (Electrical, Mechanical)

• Automation Contractors

Equipment:

• Computer and general office equipment.
Business Contacts:

• Department heads, supervisors and personnel from Manufacturing, Automation,
Engineering, Facilities, Quality Control, QA/Validation, Process Sciences, Materials
Management, Procurement, Finance, Document Control, Environmental Health &Safety,
Regulatory, and Process Development.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations maybe
made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands include those required of a normal office position. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to manipulate objects or
controls and to sit, talk, see, and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands
and arms, stand, walk, and lift or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required
to crouch.
Must be able to wear protective and/or safety equipment as needed.

Work Environment/Hazards:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
maybe made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
There are no extreme conditions within this work environment. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud. Requires occasional entry to some areas
of the manufacturing facility where exposure to caustic, acid, or low pressure steam is possible.
Knowledge and Skills:

• Thorough knowledge of cGMPs and sanitary equipment design requirements.

• Working knowledge of process control systems and automation.

• Thorough knowledge of engineering documentation required for cGMP process
equipment.

• Working knowledge of biopharmaceutical equipment.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to understand project plans and schedules.

• Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, database management software,
CAD software, and PCs.

Education and experience:
Requires BS/BA or higher in chemical or biochemical engineering with 2+years of experience in
project/process engineering. Direct experience with biopharmaceutical process equipment is
preferred.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.