Production Engineer I - Fractionation
Social Circle, Georgia
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The Production Engineer I – Albumin & Fractionation is responsible for on-shift operational support of the Albumin and Fractionation departments in Covington, GA. The Production Engineer I focuses on rapidly resolving manufacturing problems, enabling manufacturing to meet production goals. As a member of the operations team, the Production Engineer I provides on-shift technical knowledge and leadership.
Job Function and Description
- Troubleshooting and provide timely resolution to technical issues in support of ramp-up and steady-state operations of two highly-automated pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Scope of support will include:
- Plasma Fractionation and Albumin Purification processes
- Process equipment (vessels, centrifuges, filter presses, UF/DF, robotics, COP washers, CIP skids)
- Distributed Control System (DeltaV) and Process Logic Controllers
- Manufacturing Execution System (Siemens Simatic IT)
- Automation hardware
- In Process Testing lab (pH, conductivity, titration)
- Safety and quality investigations
- Continuously improve manufacturing operations by:
- Reducing manufacturing events, user interventions, and batch record alerts
- Identifying and developing opportunities to reduce cycle time, error proof operations, and eliminate waste
- Performing operational assessments to ensure proper processes, procedures, tools, and training are in place
- Investigating and resolving issues assigned from the departmental issues log
- Supporting Process Unit Team projects and Continuous Improvement efforts
- Actively support information sharing and learning between team members by:
- Leading Knowledge Transfer training with manufacturing staff
- Coaching manufacturing staff while partnering with them to resolve technical issues
- Developing troubleshooting guides for common problems
- Sharing process knowledge with colleagues across shift
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline required. Some related experience preferred. Related work experience within a technical or GMP environment is preferred.
- Knowledge of basic engineering principles in various engineering disciplines
- Ability to solve routine engineering problems with minimal assistance
- Ability to discuss normally encountered technical issues, both verbally and in written form
- Ability to work as a collaborative team member
- Self-driven individual that requires minimal supervision
- Initial training in concepts of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma quality techniques is preferred
- Ability to work 12 hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays in support of a 24 x 7 manufacturing operation
- Ability to work in a clean room environment
- Ability to wear personal protective equipment (such as hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs) due to safety requirements in specific areas
- Ability to travel on an infrequent basis (< 5 %)
This job posting exclude Colorado applicants
LocationsUSA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278
Time TypeFull time
Job ID R0029846