Process Engineer Job Description

Process Engineer Job Description

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Process engineer provides technical support with respect to Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques to monitor and measure chemical process performance.

Process Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective process engineer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included process engineer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Working closely with personnel at all levels to become a subject matter expert in departmental products and processes
Installing and maintaining system BOM's & Routers for all products
Supporting projects, as assigned, to help develop new products and/or processes
Participation in the APQP process, approving new products and processes
Supporting in modification of processes and products
Planning and the supervision of correct course of the statistical process control
Work together with all your peers and customers
Engaging and leading Lean Manufacturing activities focused on Visual Factory, streamlined material flow, waste reduction, and inventory minimization
Generating and executing continuous improvement projects targeted to reduce waste, improve product quality, and reduce manufacturing cycle time
Maintenance of documented standards systems for the department

Process Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Process Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, ASQ, CQE, CQA, ISO, LEAN, ITIL, AS9100, PMP, 9001

Education for Process Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the 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, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Industrial, Education, Industrial Engineering, Chemistry

Skills for Process Engineer

Desired skills for process engineer include:

Related disciplines
Best practices and how own area integrates with others
Is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Statistical Process Control
Six Sigma
Customers
SPC
Products
Materials
Issue

Desired experience for process engineer includes:

Utilization of the DMAIC process, 6Sigma toolset for problem solving
Generating SOP's for ISO compliance and other initiatives as required
Engaging in efforts to create and implement standard work practices on the manufacturing floor
Engaging in Lean initiatives that include Cellularization and driving quality-at-the-source
Monitor Process KPI's and provide operational evaluation as directed by the Senior Production Manager
Work in conjunction with Projects/Mechanical Dept

Process Engineer Examples

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Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of 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 process engineer
  • Manage technical relationships with key suppliers/vendors and leverage these relationships to provide support for issue resolution
  • Handling unit operations, such as column chromatography, harvest clarification, TFF and normal flow filtration
  • Interacting with other PD groups and other departments, including manufacturing, PTS, QC, QA and Engineering
  • Drawing up, improving and managing of audit plans and connected quality documentation for a production process
  • Initiating, the supervision and conducting precautions and correcting acts
  • Partner with the line leadership to deliver SQCDSM targets for the line /S/Unit/ by ensuring process stability
  • Work requires expertise and full application of sound scientific principles, theories, concepts, techniques, and project management skills, working knowledge of company’s methods, standards, procedures, and practices
  • Minimal supervision, guidance, and direction is employed by the supervisor, however, periodic checks and reports are required to review soundness of technical judgment and the status/schedule of the effo
  • Compliance to company HSE rules, understand PSM framework, and proactively involve in PSM and SAQ audit
  • Know-how of process and catalyst, from a basic view to understand the design intention of process, equipment, automation and safety device
Qualifications for process engineer
  • 5+ years’ experience in a high performance manufacturing facility - cosmetics industry preferred
  • Approximately 5 Years cGMP industrial experience, ideally covering elements of Operations, Engineering, Projects and Equipment Qualification within bioprocess
  • In depth understanding of Process Engineering Cell Culture, Purification, EquipmentPrep systems, CIP, SIP, formulation, lyophilisation, filling and inspection
  • Working knowledge of production operations, scheduling, design, planning, process evaluation, equipment selections calculations etc
  • Ability to upgrade or direct technical aspects of equipment installation, start-up, troubleshooting and repair or to obtain appropriate outside repair services to accomplish same
  • Experience working with automated control systems
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Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a process 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 engineer
  • Analyze weekly and monthly process trends
  • Assist in the preparation of yearly cost and production budgets
  • Cover vacancies for Reliability Engineer
  • Support production in daily engineering activities
  • Support process development for NPD projects on existing processes
  • Provide training for operators and technicians on process and equipment related knowledge
  • Establish and maintain process documentation including WI / FMEA / control plan / process flow / SOP
  • Continuously improve process capability
  • Interface with quality team, designer and mechanization team on process and product optimization
  • Work with global team for new line installation and qualification
Qualifications for process engineer
  • Experience in a fabrication environment is desirable
  • Familiarity with Automotive quality requirements such as APQP
  • Proven experience in developing and driving change and continuous improvement systems
  • For Senior Engineer third level qualification in a science or Engineering Discipline (to level 7) with 10 years relevant experience or for Lead Engineer II Third level qualification in a science or Engineering Discipline (to level 7) with 8 years relevant experience
  • Depending on the level minimum of 8- 10 years' experience of process development/engineering, formulation and related commercial scale-up/manufacturing preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Chartered status to relevant professional body is desirable
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Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of process engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for process engineer
  • Create, maintain, interpret and apply necessary documentation including process specifications, SPC control charting, to benchmark and improve the process
  • Responsible for resolving issues with the process design in a safe, timely and cost effective manner
  • Spot check for process design and safety review with contractors, vendor print spot check and approval
  • Provide process & control support during the commissioning and start-up phases
  • Other specified work assigned by PTL and LPE
  • Participates in PSM related events such as PHAs, PSSRs, Incident Investigations, etc
  • Develop and implements manufacturing process standards and best practices
  • Implements technology upgrades that result in improved processes
  • Assists and resources manufacturing troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Resources manufacturing sites and personnel to improve, uptime, cost savings, product yield quality and safety
Qualifications for process engineer
  • A strong grounding in Process/Chemical/Industrial Engineering backed by a formal qualification and appropriate experience
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in manufacturing environment using IL6S /TPM methodologies
  • Knowledge of Confectionery and Chocolate Manufacturing Processes would be a distinct advantage
  • Applicants will be required to demonstrate competence and skills to execute specific key accountabilities as outlined above, with particular emphasis on the development and definition of CCP’s, Standard Running Conditions, SOP’s, Continuous Improvement projects, trouble-shooting and training of shop-floor teams
  • Previous exposure to IL6S would be a distinct advantage
  • You will be a results driven self-starter with a high level of initiative
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Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of process 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 engineer
  • Technical and engineering support to manufacturing operations and customers
  • Troubleshoot problems and establish root cause analysis to develop the implementation of a corrective action
  • Key member of project and process team
  • May perform other projects or assignments as required
  • Develop procedures and methods to improve safety, mixing, setup, clean-up, material handling, , and provide training for this to all appropriate personnel
  • Communicate to and train personnel in process methods and other appropriate technical subjects
  • Identify and design or contract the design of equipment modifications to enhance
  • Responsible for leading the tech transfer of client processes and executing engineering functions including design and document controls
  • Identify and specify process specific equipment needed for client tech transfer
  • Author instructions for the operation of equipment and for detailing process flows in clean room facility
Qualifications for process engineer
  • Experience of FDA and EU licensing and inspection
  • Ability to troubleshoot machines and write PLC programs
  • Experience making electrical drawings
  • Understanding of TMSS and EMSEC
  • Ability to be a hands-on and provide assistance on the production floor to support plant operations
  • 4 year degree within engineering (electrical is preferred)
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Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a 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 process engineer
  • Assist Tampa team with development of BOM
  • Participates in the design, specification and installation of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment
  • Participates in technology transfer and scale up activities
  • Provides plant floor support to manufacturing operations and personnel
  • Ensure that all new tooling and equipment meets company standards
  • Ensure processes and tools developed/built achieve quoted cycle times
  • Ensure all aspects of equipment and processes operate at maximum efficiency
  • Ensure tooling is producing quality parts and processes are standardized
  • Aid in part design to ensure proper manufacture of part
  • Train associates in latest technology
Qualifications for process engineer
  • Bachelor Degree - Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • Good understanding of Automotive PPAP / APQP / MSA requirements and Quality systems/tools
  • Experience in New Product Development processes and manufacturing process
  • Possess good interpersonal / communication skills and able to interface at international/oversea levels with good English language ability in reading and writing
  • 2-5 years’ experience in cradle to grave new product development in the industry as a process or design engineer
  • Developing advanced Mfg

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