Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Principal Process Engineer Job Description

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Principal process engineer provides front end process designs, process descriptions, equipment specifications, and other process data necessary to enable detailed project design.

Principal Process Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Advanced understanding of system impact on equipment and equipment impact on system, and expertise to apply, design, specify, operate & maintain, and coordinate the application of distribution system equipment
Engage with tool suppliers to highlight new module unit process requirements and evaluate new equipment solutions, to implement Continuous Improvement Plans for defectivity reduction and throughput optimization
Identify mechanisms process related PDRD projects and work with process engineers to submit
Leading the Process design element on large, complex and multi-disciplinary projects
Working with and mentoring junior process engineers, you will prepare concept, preliminary and detailed design documentation for mainly wastewater treatment plants but also water and recycled water treatment plants
Support the circuit, logic, and layout design teams on process related device operation and circuit parasitics that could impact high-performance or low-power design techniques and results
Implements change and prioritizes as directed in the program development process
Work with equipment, shift, manufacturing and integration teams to ensure production wafer quality
Provides specific technical expertise to support special projects, pilot operations, product and process improvements
Person shall be responsible for Process design of grassroots or revamp Refinery/Chemical or API/Biopharmaceutical facility from conceptual stage till detail engineering

Principal Process Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Principal Process Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: DRM, PQ, OQ, IQ, ITIL, DFSS, ISO, CBAP, ASNT, PMP

Education for Principal Process Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the principal process engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Technical, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, Design

Skills for Principal Process Engineer

Desired skills for principal process engineer include:

Statistical Process Control
Industry specifications and standards
Semiconductor/silicon processing
Be experienced applying project management methodology
Business to address complex problems and nonstandard situations
Circuit design
Equipment
Excel and database software
PowerPoint
Process

Desired experience for principal process engineer includes:

Relates well to all levels and kinds of people
Liaising and cooperating with other discipline lead engineers to develop integrated designs
Preparation of tender documentation and tender evaluations
Preparation of written technical reports
Working with our CAD teams to prepare design drawings and models
Assisting in the preparation of winning proposal documentation

Principal Process Engineer Examples

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Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal process engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for principal process engineer
  • Person shall be capable of leading a team of process engineers & designers of different nationalities
  • Lead process development teams and oversee manufacture of clinical supplies
  • Oversee protocol writing for the manufacture of product lots and associated process development reports
  • Establish process capability maturation project plans for critical elements and drive execution to completion
  • Facility the execution of scope on mechanisms process related PDRD projects
  • Mentor process engineers assigned to emerging program mechanisms PRTs
  • Provide support to production mechanism process engineers as needed
  • Develop manufacturing processes for new products and develop process improvements and efficiencies
  • Perform hands-on activities in aseptic fill/finish operations, ranging from inspection of parts and equipment to aseptic processing and GMP documentation
  • Ensure successful manufacturing production runs by assessing risk, setting preventative measures in place, investigating, and troubleshooting equipment issues
Qualifications for principal process engineer
  • Chartered status and membership of Engineers Australia or equivalent organisations
  • A strong client focus, high level of motivation and dedication and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Flowline design with expertise with high aromatic condensate and/or sour gas fluids
  • Unconventional Oil and Gas development experience preferred
  • Quality assurance for items order
  • Liaison with other departments, particularly Operations and Accounting
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Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of principal process engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for principal process engineer
  • Co-ordination and progress of process control applications design for projects, as assigned
  • As part of product development and associated component development, and total life cycle management, support the development and implementation of parts cleaning processes and procedures, best practices, and training/education programs, to include establishing limits for chemical residues and process monitoring
  • Anticipates operational, program, and implementation issues and develops preventative measure
  • Leads multiple programs (technology, organizationally)
  • The person should have technically lead projects and have a good understanding of project management basics such as Cost, Schedule, Scope and Quality, interface with all operations areas in a plant
  • Support multiple, often concurrent, project and meet deadlines
  • Carrying out design work of a unit or units in accordance with agreed project schedule
  • Understand and leverage the plant control and information systems to make improvements
  • Support client in Baton Rouge/Geismar
  • Schedule and lead a team through the planning and execution of a smaller project or defined piece of a larger project
Qualifications for principal process engineer
  • Demonstrated skills in plastic components design, injection mold tooling expertise, tight tolerance process development and validation
  • Experience in various wafer fab processes, such as photolithography, dry and wet etch, thin film deposition, metallization, lapping/polishing, wafer cleaving and dicing
  • Solid understanding GMP commercial biologic manufacturing operations
  • Cooperates transversally – Shares information and seeks input from outside direct team
  • Commit to customers- Shares relevant information openly and seeks appropriate input from others outside of the direct team
  • Very strong informal leadership skills are required to ensure progress and compliance with high hazard programs in areas where this role does not directly report
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Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a principal process engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal process engineer
  • Equipment list (process data)
  • Process simulations/heat and material balance
  • Process flow diagrams (PFD)
  • Process safeguarding diagram
  • Line list (process data)
  • Equipment and line sizing calculations
  • Process studies
  • Plans, directs, and conduct projects of major scope and significance to the Company with full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments
  • Responsible for Quality Issue Reduction, Troubleshooting, quality data analysis investigations utilizing Q
  • Assist in safety analysis and auditing (ECAP’s, HAZOP’s, SLRA)
Qualifications for principal process engineer
  • Relevant engineering degree (chemical/process)
  • 12 -18 years' of water or process industry experience, ideally with experience working in design teams (onsite or commissioning experience will also be well regarded)
  • Engineering degree in Materials or Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years hands-on experience in Etch / Clean systems
  • Understanding of the Etch / Clean hardware (Lam and/or competitor) is an advantage
  • Independent, committed individual and is a team player
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Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of principal process engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for principal process engineer
  • Drive the creation and adoption of new mechanism assembly and piece part Design for Manufacturability guides
  • Support activities on the cross-functional E&T / AME Design for Manufacturability team
  • Work with stakeholders to identify critical elements for emerging program processes
  • Work with stakeholders to mature secondary processes such as cleaning, welding, and machining
  • Provide input and drive rigor into the establishment of producibility bases and assessments for mechanism assemblies
  • Participate in the Miniature Assembly Focus Area of the Mechanical Products CoE
  • Drive standardization and mistake-proofing concepts into the design of mechanisms assembly fixtures and tools
  • Execute standardization of work instructions for mechanisms assemblies
  • Work with stakeholders to establish accurate capacity planning and flow-times for emerging programs
  • Additional projects and assignments as identified by the department Technical Manager
Qualifications for principal process engineer
  • Complex problem solving, analytics, root causing
  • Leadership ability essential
  • Degree in engineering (M
  • More than 12 years experience in GMP manufacturing relevant to the specialist area of expertise
  • Strong communication, influencing and coaching skills
  • Broad Interdisciplinary technical knowledge
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Principal Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of principal process engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for principal process engineer
  • Keeps abreast of Freeport daily unit operations ensuring quality, efficiency, and minimal waste
  • Provide technical expertise for the revalidation of existing and development of new PHA's, LOPA's, Relief Valve Studies and Facility Siting in accordance with the requirements of Corporate PSM standards
  • Improve and maintain EH&S and PSM performance and compliance to corporate standards
  • Reduce cost of manufacture, improve asset capability and support the targeted production rate of the Freeport Ethyleneamines and Saudi plants by using sound engineering methods to identify, define and execute capital, expense and/or no cost improvements
  • Provide Product Stewardship and technical support for customers in the properties, use and storage of Ethyleneamines
  • Advises and mentors younger engineers, presenting engineering viewpoint to management, and improving overall plant engineering practices and standards
  • Provide expertise as Energy/Heat Transfer contact for Regional Manufacturing Technology Group
  • Manage GMP aseptic production for filling & finishing operations
  • Participate and report to cross-functional development team and work in team environment to coordinate production activities
  • Responsible for the development and execution of efficient and scalable fill/finish processes, scale up and validation
Qualifications for principal process engineer
  • Extended GxP and HSE knowledge
  • Broad knowledge of process innovation and best practice in field of expertise
  • Broad discipline specific project knowledge on large capital projects
  • Operational experience in the production environment
  • In-depth knowledge of pharmaceutical processes
  • Experienced in working with internal and external project groups / vendors and leading them

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