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Production Engineer I - Fractionation

Social Circle, Georgia

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Production Engineer I - Fractionation

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Job ID R0029846 Date posted 04/20/2021 Location Social Circle, Georgia

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Job Description

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

Locations

USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0029846
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