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Senior Bio-pharma Process Engineer

Senior Bio-pharma Process Engineer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Biotech Process Engineer with pharma experience


  • Accountable to coordinate / manage all the design activities relevant to assigned projects
  • Design of bio-pharmaceutical GMP plants, developing user requirements, layout, mass / energy balance, equipment size, P&ID's, functional specifications, etc.
  • Coordinate 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
  • At least 4-8 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 / support equipment of typical chemical and pharmaceutical industry
  • Competence in using simulation software such as SuperPro, SchedulePro, Hysis, or similar ones
  • Fluency in English and in Italian is a mandatory requirement
  • Good German knowledge is a plus
  • Attitude to the development of innovative areas of expertise, such as: sustainability; process modelling/simulation; containment; continuous processing
  • Strong leadership, decision making and influencing skills are required to ensure the delivery of challenging project according time / quality / budget as well as Customer targets

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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