Principle Process Engineer

Sanford, North Carolina
Jul 30, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


The position will be responsible for the technical oversight of the processes and equipment for the specified area.  The position requires a candidate to manage multiple projects, within cGMP/regulated guidelines.  Teams that the position will lead or be a part of are internal and external/cross functional (from maintenance to technical process teams) .  The position will have direct reports that work on multiple shifts to oversee a 24/7 biological process.  This requires the positon to be able to make key decisions and act decisively when opportunities arise.   


Technical oversight of cGMP area specific equipment and processes that will be required for new and existing products.  Candidate would be responsible for managing projects and commitments that would improve processing and processing robustness.  Programs could originate from continuous improvements, new product lines and investigations.  Strong decision making on issue resolution that impact cGMP regulated processes and equipment.   Lead and develop a team of Manufacturing engineer/scientists to support a 24/7 biological process.


  • BS +13 years in pharma or other regulated industry.

  • MS +10 years relevant experience.

  • PhD + 5 years relevant experience.

Key Experience

  • Experience within a FDA or other regulated cGMP manufacturing environment.

  • Process Development and/or validation.

  • Project management.



Capable of sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time during the work shift. 


Possible off shift from time to time and extended days to cover 24/7 biological processes.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply: August 9th, 2021

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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