Process Engineer II

Vacaville, CA 95688

Posted: 10/30/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16670

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Process Engineer II to be part of our client’ s team in Vacaville. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Process Engineer II

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with equipment owners, project teams and technical Subject Matter Experts (SME’ s).
  • Contribute to project scope definition, schedule and project estimate. Review/update process description and parameters list.
  • Assist in development of User Requirements Specification (URS).
  • Participate in design review meetings.
  •   Develop equipment maintenance strategies
  • Provide both long and short-term analysis and reporting of equipment and process performance.
  • This could include all areas of operational support; bio-process improvements to maintenance improvements.
  • Collaborate with maintenance, manufacturing and other groups to troubleshoot and solve operational problems and equipment failures
  • Conduct field audits to identify gaps between P&IDs and as-built construction
  • Update process flow diagrams
  • Update existing P&IDs with new/reconfigured process information
  • Providing input and comments into the capacity/manufacturing schedule analysis based on the existing process conditions and new process information.
  • Interfacing on daily basis with automation/controls engineer counterpart in creating Functional Requirement Specifications for manufacturing operations
  • Developing early level Functional Requirements Specification for the manufacturing area and interface with automation counterpart in developing the details of the functional requirement specification (FRS)
  • Creation of commissioning and qualification test specifications and protocols related to manufacturing systems
  • Provide/calculate process design and operating parameters associated with process changes

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Chemical/Bio-Chemical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing and equipment design
  • Experience in Biotech and cGMP industry a plus.
  • Sound knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) as they apply to biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities or equivalent regulation
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills
  • Strong technical leadership, able to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Expert knowledge with operations and engineering of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities
  • Must be able work weekends, off-shifts, and overtime as required.
  • Must be okay with no make-up or jewelry can be worn when working in the clean room environment.
  • Worked on and around pressurized tanks, housings and equipment, which are connected by piping and pumps and services by pressurized steam, water, air and cleaning/sanitizing chemicals systems. 
  • Handled and worked with hazardous materials and chemicals per OSHA guidelines.
  • Expected to be on feet standing or walking for up to 90% of shift.
  • Travel up to 30 flights of stairs each shift to maneuver within the facility.
  • Push or pull materials with up to 50lb-force with full body. Utilize mechanical means or powered industrial trucks for forces beyond the 50lb-force limit up to 10 times per shift.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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