Process Engineer III

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/13/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17143

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Process Engineer III to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. 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 III

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:
  • Responsible for providing medical device production innovation in support of project teams developing combination drug delivery devices for parenteral pharmaceutical therapeutics.
  • The candidate has in depth experience in low to high volume manufacturing processes and methodologies and leads process development to support clinical and commercial production activities within the company device development programs, including internal engineering partners and external design/development partners and component suppliers.
  • Responsibilities that will include OEM supplier interface, CMO/supplier interface to ensure translation of product requirements to automation and assembly processes, process and method development and validation oversite, and design transfer.
  • The candidate will work with limited direction and may provide guidance and coordinate work activities of other personnel.
  • The work is reviewed with a focus on long-term perspectives, as the candidate establishes his/her own work priorities to meet project timelines.
  • Draft, review and/or approve design control documents (i.e. DHF documents) to support device development deliverables using available templates, such as protocols and reports, design verification, design validation, failure modes effects and analysis, risk management plans, change management plans and design review meeting minutes.
  • Understand, implement and maintain company Pharma Quality Policy and Pharma Quality System (PQS) in the department. Use (and create and implement, if necessary) local PTDU-D procedures and templates ensuring alignment with current versions of PQS documents and best practices.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • B.S, M.S, or advanced degree in Engineering, with preference for Mechanical Engineering, or the equivalent.
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in the industry and/or academia (including advanced studies) after receiving their Bachelors degree.
  • In depth experience in low to high volume manufacturing processes and methologies, with an emphasis in injection molding, mechanical assembly, and packaging operations is expected.
  • Working knowledge of design transfer, equipment development, medical device process validation, and test method validation is highly desired.
  • Strong expertise with statistical handling and interpretation of data, technical report writing and reviewing. 
  • Familiarity with risk management tools; develop FMEAs of the products and ability to assess changes, non-compliances, etc., with risk assessment methods.
  • Modeling: Monte Carlo Simulations, Tolerance Analysis, Finite Element Analysis.
  • Device Design: CAD (Solidworks, AutoCad), Design for Manufacturability, Molding.
  • Full data and statistical analysis (JMP, Minitab) and Design of Experiments, and providing detailed review of data with an emphasis on statistics.
  • Design Controls for regulatory compliance & filing (ISO 13485, etc): GDP/GLP/GMP, Design History Files, protocols/reports, etc.
  • Equipment development and qualification principles: URS, FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ, Trace Matrix
  • Six Sigma (Green/Black Belt): DMAIC and DFSS
  • Up to 25% domestic travel may be required.

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