Process Design Engineer Job Description

Process Design Engineer Job Description

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Process design engineer provides calibration support for facility and manufacturing critical systems by testing and calibrating electrical, mechanical and electromechanical equipment.

Process Design Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Utilize engineering education and experience to engage in systems engineering and the development of vehicle component and systems designs that meet customer requirements, studio styling criteria and manufacturing requirements
Lead and support development, validation, deployment and continuous improvement of process and engineering design tools
Actively collaborate with Business, IT, Engineering and Software Vendors to develop and deliver optimal solutions to operational and deployment issues.Instruct commodity/program engineers in process usage and maintain process integrity in execution
Applies engineering principles and expertise during project development and in support of other refinery departments as needed
Performs engineering activities in all project phases including feasibility/economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front-end design, detail engineering, construction and startup/commissioning
Works extended hours, including nights and weekends, in process operations environment and during periods of inclement weather
Develop/Prepare Process Designs for both proposals and new projects, to ensure accuracy, competitiveness and compliance with design standards, specifications, relevant codes and EHS requirements in the region
Develop winning bid strategies and design concepts with Commercial Engineering and Sales team
Provide expert advice / recommendations on various treatability / optimized design options for new projects
Interact with the Project Manager, Sales, and the customers in technical meetings and present design offerings

Process Design Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Process Design Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, PE, FS, TUV, GBPL, MBB, BB, PMP

Education for Process Design Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the process design 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, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Manufacturing, Technical, Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial

Skills for Process Design Engineer

Desired skills for process design engineer include:

Biologics CMC
CGMP manufacturing requirements
Chromatography and UF/DF operations
Fed-batch and perfusion cultures
Modern modelling and process design tools
UOP Technologies
Backend electrical function testing and electromechanical device calibration is desired but not mandatory
Food grade building construction

Desired experience for process design engineer includes:

Familiarity with Paired Programming
Interest in Software Craftsmanship
Creation of datasheet of vessels,pumps,heat exchangers,PSV’s
Simulation software’s, Aspen, Unisim, flarenet , pipenet and other process engineering softwares
Standard work processes, best industry practices and trends
Safety rules and standards

Process Design Engineer Examples


Process Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a process design 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 process design engineer
  • Provide the input required (including supporting calculations) to prepare project related documents such as but not limited to, equipment/pump sizing, mass balance, PFD's, and P&ID's
  • Assist in the timely preparation of Process description and control descriptions
  • Assist with the process/trouble shooting sections of Operation and Maintenance manuals
  • Finalization of Technical package for Engineering after the project is awarded
  • Participate in technical peer risk review within the design review team for projects, to ensure design optimization / value engineering
  • Coordinate Pilot test plans and review/approve operating changes
  • Review proposals prepared by Pilot Project Manager
  • Working with a team of experts, drive product quality and reliability issues to root cause and corrective action using a disciplined, data-driven approach
  • Draft appropriate technical documentation including engineering bulletins/fact sheets
  • Responsible for performing other work assignments as required by the supervisor
Qualifications for process design engineer
  • Applies process design criteria, guidelines and contract requirements to process design work
  • May be responsible for interacting with licensors, including establishing design basis and licensor or evaluation
  • Active membership IChemE, ISPE, Parenteral Society, EI
  • BS in mechanical engineering discipline required (i.e., seeking Mechanical Process SME with professional engineering license)
  • Thorough understanding of chemical engineering principles and application
  • Good understanding of Unit operations

Process Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a process design 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 process design engineer
  • Interact closely with Technology Experts, Process Specialists, Skills Specialists (Static, Rotary, Piping, Instrumentation, Electrical, Structural, Metallurgy ) and Technical Services to come up with solutions to complex problems
  • Participate in Process Development Activities for the Research and Development group
  • Organize and coordinate Research and Development builds within a pilot production facility
  • Characterize process steps through implementation of measurement systems, part inspections, and MSA
  • Provide technical oversight to pilot applicator and sensor production for multiple projects and project teams
  • Identify process risks and track mitigations to resolution
  • Create, refine, and publish process and equipment documentation within a regulated quality system
  • Design and develop equipment components and fixturing required to meet process goals from concept to implementation
  • Work within project timelines and provides updates and feedback to project leadership
  • Assist in implementing processes, mechanical tests, and fixtures/jigs for assembly, inspection and test
Qualifications for process design engineer
  • Good analytical thinking,learning & problem solving
  • Good communication,writing & presentation skills
  • BS Engineering Degree (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace)
  • 1+ year experience with standard Engineering processes and computer tools used for engineering and managing engineering data demonstrated through work experience or school projects
  • Experience in the design and engineering of bioreactors, filtration, separation and capture equipment (direct or tangential flow, filtration, chromatography systems and columns )
  • Working Knowledge in hydraulic calculation, control valve calculation , using software like KORF or any other equivalent or from first principles

Process Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a process design engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for process design engineer
  • Decision making includes the use of sound Engineering judgment where necessary routine issues / problems
  • Provide engineering design support for domestic and/or international EPC/EPCm/DB projects whose responsibilities include but not limited to engineering studies, environmental permitting, conceptual and detailed design, plant layouts, contract negotiations and supervision of procurement and contract administration for power plant water/wastewater treatment systems, industrial water/wastewater systems, and/or desalination systems on projects ranging from moderate to large in size and complexity
  • Perform process optimization studies, process simulations, heat & mass balances, equipment and line sizing, and hydraulic calculations
  • Prepare Process Flow Diagrams (PFDS), P&IDs & UFDs
  • Prepare process datasheets for mechanical equipment and instruments
  • Prepare facility start-up and operating guidelines
  • Leads design and/or analysis project efforts
  • Design and develop fixtures and equipment components required to meet process goals from concept to process feasibility
  • Demonstrate hands-on technical understanding and provide guidance and training to junior engineers and technicians on robust fixture and equipment design techniques
  • Participate in risk identification and equipment specification definition activities as a member of a cross functional team
Qualifications for process design engineer
  • Know ledge on usage of process simulation HYSIS
  • Knowledge of working within budget time lines
  • Degree in Engineering Field
  • 3-5 years minimum in relevant field
  • Should have worked for medium size projects
  • Ability to work with internal resources and outside collaborators to design, develop and implement solutions to key technologies and gaps for downstream continuous manufacturing

Process Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a process design engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for process design engineer
  • Provide technical assistance in scaling up equipment and processes from prototype to pilot to full scale manufacturing
  • Perform statistically robust and industry standard analysis of data and design tolerances, and present findings to technical teams
  • Provide build plans, scheduling requirements and coordinate product development builds within a pilot production facility for multiple projects and project teams
  • Develop and maintain technical project timelines and provide updates and feedback to project leadership
  • Involve in activities on improvement of process, equipment and materials
  • Spearhead projects to improve quality cost and throughput
  • Manage new process recipe development
  • This position requires strong analytical skills, basic understanding of project management fundamentals strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, & AutoCAD)
  • Works closely with Client personnel including Manufacturing, Facilities and Maintenance, Quality, and Validation to ensure systems are designed in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Interfaces with OEM’s/venders as needed to accomplish equipment sizing and selection
Qualifications for process design engineer
  • Experience with Design of Experiments (DOE) approach for process development and characterization
  • Interact with senior members of the other functional groups including Upstream Process, Analytical Development, Quality and IA
  • Other experience with DeltaV, MatLAB and BioSolve would be considered beneficial
  • BSc, MSc or PhD Degree in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering or other water related technical discipline
  • Previous experience in international working environment is an advantage
  • Process Design Experience including familiarity with membrane based water treatment systems

Process Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of process design engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for process design engineer
  • Conducts quality reviews of the process engineering work product
  • Participates in HAZOP reviews
  • Prepares installation scopes of work and specifications to facilitate contractor bidding
  • Answer’s RFI’s and reviews submittals throughout the pre-construction and construction phases of the project
  • Provides onsite support as needed during system testing, start-up, commissioning and qualification
  • Stays abreast of new and emerging technologies, and current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Act as a mentor to junior process engineers
  • Maintaining and growing solid client relationships is a vital key of this role
  • Maintaining and growing long term client relationships is a key responsibility
  • Conduct process mechanical design by developing process flow diagrams and piping & instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
Qualifications for process design engineer
  • Experience in complex, integrated (waste-)water treatment schemes involving multiple of the above technologies and beyond is an advantage
  • In depth experience with the design of at least one of the above treatment systems – preferably MBR and Desal technologies
  • In depth experience or interest in expanding in depth knowledge to other technologies such as RO and/or EDR
  • Experience in technical sales, commercial operations/negotiations or product management is an advantage
  • Willing to travel internationally and locally up to 10-30%
  • Knowledge of German, French, Turkish, Spanish, Italian or any other European language is an advantage

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