Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Senior Process Engineer Job Description

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Senior process engineer provides design input and review of engineering contractor and vendor packages for power distribution, DCS and PLC systems, control valves, process control systems architecture, etc.

Senior Process Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides cost improvement opportunities to customers through material replacement and processing improvement
Complete bioprocess workflows for cell and cell-based products
Set objectives, plans, and schedule multiple projects to accomplish defined objectives to meet manufacturing goals
Develop and improve existing processes and methods for control and troubleshooting of manufacturing technical problems
Ensure equipment uptime through the expedient, effective resolutions of production equipment problems to meet customer service objectives for line fill rates
Troubleshoot issues related to part quality, lead implementation of changes to correct
Independently perform process and project activities with general instruction
Manage line priorities to assure that all activity is directed in alignment with Business Unit objectives and serve as the process technical expert for one area within the plant
Recommend and coordinate process improvement activities with the Line Support and Operations groups (Lean initiatives)
Support Manufacturing Equipment Excellence (ME2) including 6S and Operator Asset Care

Senior Process Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Process Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, ITIL, 9001, PMP, TS16949, 9000, QS, ISCC, PE, EIT

Education for Senior Process Engineer

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Employers hiring for the senior 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, Technical, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Education, Manufacturing, Industrial, Design, Technology

Skills for Senior Process Engineer

Desired skills for senior process engineer include:

Process development
Aseptic processing
Codes and guidelines as applicable for offshore
Many design techniques and analysis methods
Process and systems design tools and procedures
PLC and DCS control systems
Pharmaceutical manufacturing of biotechnology products

Desired experience for senior process engineer includes:

Stencil ordering
Lead-Free soldering
Knowledge of machining & fabricating processes
Support efforts to develop and sustain a culture of waste reduction and affect an ongoing and sustained improvement in product and process quality
Competent PC literacy is required
Knowledge of computer software, such as

Senior Process Engineer Examples


Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior process engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior process engineer
  • Support manufacturing process development and validation for new product introductions
  • Develop mass and energy balances
  • Input to capacity studies
  • Carryout engineering design calculations and equipment sizing calculations
  • Prepare technical analysis of process equipment including technical details and duties
  • Prepare well written project reports
  • Providing on the floor technical support and troubleshooting
  • Provide input to the Process Control Strategy and Operational Control Strategy
  • Identifying and driving implementation of improvements to maximize throughput and capacity utilization
  • Lead the proposal, initiation, testing and implementation of minor proposed changes to purification processes
Qualifications for senior process engineer
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification or equivalent knowledge, or Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Advanced knowledge of local codes and standards, generally accepted Good Engineering Practice, for design, sizing, and operation of Chemical production facilities
  • Ability to produce process design documents and control system interlock and functional design specifications
  • Must be a team player with leadership abilities
  • Self-starter with the ability to perform well under pressure and continuously changing priorities
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in plastics, chemical or technology industry

Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior process engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior process engineer
  • Lead the troubleshooting efforts of equipment during the debug and development phases
  • Prepare and execute developmental and validation protocols and completion reports
  • Perform test method development and validation
  • Support the operations teams in routine and non-routine activities including projects, commissioning
  • Ensure compliance with grid entry specifications and permits to operate the plant
  • Lead the Pen Needle Assembly process engineering group in achieving Key Business Results for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost with primary ownership of problem solving techniques
  • Ensure the assembly group priorities align with Key Business Results
  • Drive a structured problem solving approach through all engineering groups
  • Execute process improvements through identification of problem areas/opportunities and collaboration with internal groups and external vendors
  • Assist with QN, Customer Complaint and CAPA investigations
Qualifications for senior process engineer
  • BS with 10+ years or Masters with 8+ years or PhD with 6 years of experience
  • Lead Engineer Experience will be an added advantage
  • Equipment qualification experience in a cGMP environment (IQ, OQ, PQ) is preferred
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in related major scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university with at least 8+ years relevant work experience in paper or non-woven material development and/or manufacturing
  • Be team player, self-starter, result oriented, quality committed, and proactive
  • SharePoint and SAP manufacturing module configuration

Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior process engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior process engineer
  • Provide support to other asset areas as requested
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Chemical Engineering or relevant Science/Engineering discipline along with professional industry experience
  • Experience working leading or managing large-scale engineering projects
  • Evidence of a broad experience in multiple aspects of process safety would be advantageous
  • Experience in structured problem solving and improvement methods
  • Manage and execute projects and/or programs of moderate to high level complexity ensuring safety, regulatory compliance, company standards, operation requirements and business needs
  • Provide project management guidance and business tools, utilizing a systematic approach for project execution
  • Develop imaginative strategies for the efficient completion of projects
  • Set the engineering standard and be recognized as the source for guidance in the field
  • Lead the optimization of process output and throughput, equipment utilization, equipment downtime, waste reduction/yield improvements, budget management, standard cost and capital investment management in an innovative way
Qualifications for senior process engineer
  • Ability to work in all areas of the plant
  • Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing of stairs and ladders to 200 feet
  • Co-ordinate New Product tech transfer activities
  • Provide process engineering support for Process & Equipment robustness projects process performance monitoring activities
  • Provide coaching, technical oversight and support for the activities of other engineers
  • At least 10 years process engineering experience with people management

Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior 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 senior process engineer
  • Development of processing specifications for new and existing products
  • Providing effective technical advice to other process engineers and internal customers maintenance team
  • Maintain relationships with all consulting firms and approving authorities
  • Prepare feasibility studies and preliminary design work
  • Analyse hydraulic profiles
  • Preparation of the process brochure highlighting the operational procedures of the treatment plant
  • Supports engineering activities associated with new and continuous improvement product development projects within area of responsibility
  • Develops and reviews concepts, prototypes, or technical specifications based on established standards
  • Follows established product development procedures and makes recommendations for process improvements when appropriate
  • Drafts, monitors and trains operators in all Work Instructions to ensure ISO 9002 compliance where applicable
Qualifications for senior process engineer
  • Experience communicating with cross functional teams
  • Minimum 4 years relevant business experience and knowledge of existing business support activities required
  • Experience managing and implementing change
  • Five years professional level experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of PI (Process Information System)
  • The Senior Process Engineer (PE) supports systematic management and improvement of E2E processes

Senior Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior 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 senior process engineer
  • Develop an understanding of process capability, design selection criteria, and/or structure-property relationships for developed products
  • Lead LCM activities for all FCC rigid dispensers including Rigid Flip Top (RFT), SHINE upright, current Lefty tub, Kleenex facial dispensers (Lumiere) and project WEEZER (next generation)
  • Develops and implements project management plans for moderate to complex, higher risk projects
  • Acts as technical expert in DOE engineering projects, project management, and chemical process engineering
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of confectionery process science, and work globally across various regions and functions to ensure sufficient knowledge transfer
  • Provide technical expertise to assist factory troubleshooting of quality and manufacturing issues
  • Take ownership for the process engineering within the site hydrogen plant / utilities area and/or the site hydrochloric absorption and desorption plant
  • Take leadershipfor driving continuous improvement across the other engineers and the site manufacturing plants that improve the site OEE
  • Excellent problem solving skills and able to coach and lead others in identifying root cause(s) and implementing solutions
  • Take ownershipfor developing and implementing equipment, procedure and process changes including the design and implementation of improvement projects, and participation in Hazard Operability Studies
Qualifications for senior process engineer
  • An appropriate level of relevant industrial experience- in the absence of power or nuclear industry specific experience, we would require experience of work associated with a highly regulated industry
  • Experience of owning and delivering engineeering projects individually or within teams of professional staff
  • Experience of site-based plant c or plant operations
  • Proven expertise in a key refining process focus area like Crude and Vacuum Distillation, Alkylation, Solvent De-asphalting, Reforming, Hydrogen Manufacturing, Amine/Sour Water, and/or Hydro-processing Units
  • Good presentation and excel skills preferred
  • Computer literate and comfortable in working with systems

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