Senior Process Engineer

Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Why work for this company?

Our client discovers, develops, manufactures and commercialises medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by bio-devices, genetic tests and a range of services. They serve veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.

Company Profile:

  • 65+ years of experience in health.
  • Nearly $6 billion annual revenues
  • 25 manufacturing sites around the world
  • 10,000 employees worldwide of which 1,100 employees are committed to R&D


  • Ensures manufacturing operations are continually supported and maintained in compliance with all quality, safety and environmental regulations.
  • Technical transfer, Scale-up & Installation of new processes & new unit operations onto and with-in the plant.
  • Support Process & Facility start-ups, initial campaigns & process optimisation.
  • Complete detailed Equipment and Process assessments.
  • Project Management of wide scope cross functional projects.
  • Application of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies when undertaking projects and coaching others in use of these tools as part of their application.
  • Ensure campaign preparations for individual processes are achieved to facilitate on‐time campaign start‐up and adherence of agreed production rate.
  • Takes ownership for assigned process steps and provides process technical support as required.
  • Lead cross functional investigations within operations. Use lean six sigma tools to drive root cause analysis and CAPA completion.
  • The preparation and routine review of Batch Records, Cleaning Procedures, Equipment Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, Protocols and Summary Reports. These updates include actively making changes to drive improvements, increase in RFT and decrease in deviations.
  • The development and update of control system recipes.
  • Participation in audits, quality monitoring inspections and self-inspections as required. Lead cycle time reduction initiatives.
  • Participation and driving of Continuous Improvement Activities.
  • Lead EHS activities including Process HAZOP.
  • Preparation of change control packages.

Skills and Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a technical role in the API industry.
  • Degree in Chemical/Process Engineering or Chemistry.

Technical skills and competencies:

  • Strong leadership, communication, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with 6 sigma or other operational excellence tools.
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience of technology transfer and a new product/equipment start-up.
  • An understanding of computer control systems, P.I.D loops and interlock devices.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise work, goals and tasks in accordance with division and corporate objectives.

Randstad encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Whilst appointments will be made on merit alone candidates must be able to prove their right to work in the UK or the Republic of Ireland (as relevant). Randstad acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003