Process Engineer

Wyandotte, Michigan
Apr 20, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

  • Shares responsibility for the design, construction, and/or maintenance of the physical facilities, equipment, processes, control systems, or utilities at the Wyandotte site.
  • Coordinates technical projects and engineering processes to support manufacturing operations and customer service goals, while maintaining strict compliance to FDA regulations.
  • Performs economic analysis and feasibility studies for the installation of new equipment and/or modification and revision of existing equipment and facilities.
  • Investigates, develops, and recommends alternatives for design, procurement, and installation of new equipment or systems for the optimal utilization and control of resources.
  • Assists in the design of process equipment or systems for optimum performance.
  • Compiles and evaluates design and test data, prepares technical specifications, and determines appropriate limits and variables for product, process, or materials specifications.
  • Conducts qualification and validation studies for manufacturing processes, equipment, utilities, and cleaning validation.
  • Provides support/assistance to other functions, including quality assurance, on a project or as-needed basis.
  • Provides reliability engineering expertise in support of reliability-centered maintenance program(s) at the site. In this capacity, supports the following activities: asset performance monitoring, root cause analysis of equipment failure, development of solutions to repetitive failures, calculation of metrics related to reliability of equipment, etc.
  • Attends all required training and complies with all responsibilities associated with the Process Engineer position, as detailed in Standard Operating Procedures. Performs other related duties as assigned. Develops RCEs for engineering projects and maintains the project’s budget.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or scientific discipline.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and ability to solve related issues and provide effective solutions that support overall engineering/operational objectives.
  • Prior operations experience in a GMP regulated environment desirable.
  • Ability to balance priorities and/or resources to ensure immediate demands are achieved without sacrificing long-term operational strategies.
  • Ability to write policies, procedures, and communications to regulators and management.
  • Ability to conduct effective training as necessary for the operation of facilities/equipment.
  • Uses standard office program m(Microsoft) for daily communications and project work.
  • Has experience with or is willing to learn programming of PLCs (Modicon) and DCS (Emerson Delta V System)

Significant Work Activities
Yes, 20 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.