Thermo Fisher Scientific Process Engineer 3 (Upstream Technology Transfer) in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Process Engineer 3 (Upstream Technology Transfer)

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

St. Louis, MO

How will you make an impact?

The Upstream Process Engineer is an expert (dependent on level) in his/her field of expertise (upstream processing) and is regarded as such within the Pharma Services Group of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The Tech Transfer Engineer provides technological input in the transfer and development of a process and is the technical owner while running customer programs in clinical manufacturing. He/She also contributes to defining and shaping Thermo Fisher Scientific’s own technology programs.

The Process Engineer is part of the Bioprocess Sciences (BPS) organization. This role will work in close collaboration with customers, supervisors and technicians in the Operations department, QA, other Engineers, line management, and scientists in PD. These activities are executed in projects and involve teamwork with representatives of various functions to ensure project success.

What will you do?

  • Work with process development to define common methodologies for conducting unit operations at the manufacturing scale. Typical manufacturing operations include cell expansion and bioreactor operation.

  • Represent Tech Transfer in Internal and Customer meetings and make sound evidence-based contributions.

  • Document procedures via PFDs, Standard Operation Procedures, and Job Aids.

  • Draft and own Manufacturing Batch Records ensuring the process is technically accurate and Designed for Manufacturing

  • Create a Bill of Materials (BOMs) for each assigned program and unit operation

  • Review and provide technical oversight on documents created by other departments, such as Tech Transfer Protocols and SOPs

  • Implement changes to equipment and processes, with minimal guidance from supervisor or senior engineer.

  • May provide technical mentorship to junior engineers

  • Provide on-floor technical support for manufacturing processes, as needed

  • Provide technical support for GMP deviations. Help devise and implement corrective actions.

How will you get here?

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific field, preferably in engineering field.

Experience

  • 5-8 years of experience in GMP regulated Biologics/Pharmaceutical industry

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of process engineering principals

  • Ability to adhere to OHS policies and procedures and ensure a safe and healthy workplace environment.

  • Well organized and detailed oriented.

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical/problem solving and communication skills.

  • Skilled with basic Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Excel and Word) is required. Experience working with Microsoft Visio is an asset.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.