Associate Director Process Engineering Job

Date: Jul 6, 2019

Location: Oss, NB, NL

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Requisition ID: CHE006499

Did you always want to work in a company where your work can have a real impact on people’s life? Are you ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire?

 We have an exciting opportunity for an Associated Director, Process Engineering

Due to continued growth and investment, MSD are hiring an Associated Director, Process Engineering within Global Engineering Solutions (GES) supporting the MSD Capital Project Portfolio. 
The Associate Director will support the portfolio of capital projects and initiatives for the Large Molecule (Biologics/Vaccines/Sterile) Line of Business, with initial assignments supporting Biologics Drug Substance Projects, and is expected to develop and maintain advanced technical knowledge in their respective area(s) of expertise.  

The Associate Director will participate in a high performing team as Process Lead and be responsible for implementation of capital project scope and technical studies that support MSD business objectives.  Reporting to a Technology Director, the Associate Director will lead capital project Process Engineering deliverables ranging from early pre-charter activities, to process design & specification, and through commissioning & qualification, process implementation & realization of the solution.  The Associate Director also leads studies, applies Lean methods, and provides consulting to ongoing projects and existing business operations.

The Associate Director will exhibit advanced leadership, interpersonal & communication skills, and provides guidance to assigned engineers.  Successful performance requires advance technical knowledge in own field, knowledge in a variety of other areas including new products, processes, systems and facilities, and imaginative and innovative approaches to new and diverse problems.

Key Responsibilities
• Responsible for development of project scope, front-end planning, and providing innovative designs & solutions that meet business objectives;
• Provides technical guidance during project, assesses viability of technology in proposed configuration, verifies adherence to MSD standards and practices, and ensures deliverables are technically sound;
• Leads preliminary designs, including P&ID development and HAZOP facilitation;
• Provides leadership during project implementation, including Commissioning & Qualification;
• Collaborates with other Integrated Project Team members and directs the work of vendors/suppliers in preparation of project related deliverables;
• Participate in the development and review of engineering guidelines, standards, safety/environmental policies, and change requests.

Your profile
• Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in Engineering or applicable Science;
• Minimum 8 years Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry in engineering, technology, and/or manufacturing in biologics or vaccines;
• Advanced understanding of hygienic, CIP, SIP design and unit operations specific to biologic manufacturing and/or aseptic processing.    Experience in Large Molecule unit operation design, startup, and/or operation is preferred;
• Experience with equipment life cycle approach and Capital Management stage gate process.

• Creative, innovative, thinks outside of the box, self-motivated, applies problem-solving skills, and solid base in engineering fundamentals and equipment troubleshooting;
• Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills.  Ability to get results in a cross functional environment and has ability to effectively collaborate with and influence partners;
• Effective written and verbal communication skills;
• Project/Time Management skills which deliver on-time and quality work.

Why is this a compelling position for a dynamic and ambitious Process Engineering professional to consider?
• Excellent opportunity to play a key role in the future development of MSD’s Large Molecule supply network.  MSD is undergoing a period of significant investment in expanding and refurbishing assets, presenting wide ranging opportunity to demonstrate technical acumen, leadership and innovation in delivering the capital portfolio;
• Superb opportunity to join the existing GES team in Europe and become a part of the broader MSD GES community which presents opportunities to be exposed to the network of sites across MSD worldwide whilst developing and growing your career;
• Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and the people that matter the most in their lives.

Percent of travel
10 - 20% for projects assignments outside of primary location. Travel and flexibility in project assignment location is required; assignments may require short term travel assignments.

What we offer
We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.
• Competitive salary and a 3% year-end bonus
• 35,5 days of leave
• Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates
• Solid Pension Plan
• Bonus plan subject to the company annual results
• Flexible working arrangements
• Travel allowance for commuting

About MSD
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Job: Chemical Engineering
Other Locations: Boxmeer, North Brabant, NL
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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