Process Engineer

April 3rd, 2024
Jacana, Victoria, Australia
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About the company:

Evolve Scientific Recruitment are currently searching for a highly skilled Project/Process Engineer to join with one of our largest clients, a global leader in the pharmaceuticals industry. Our client is looking to bring aboard a highly skilled P.E. for a 6-month contract. Whist the project is based in the Northern Suburbs, our client is flexible to an onsite/WFH arrangement.


The Opportunity:

The Project Engineer – Process, is responsible for supporting process design and execution, and broader project team to ensure that the specified project requirements are implemented to specification, time and quality objectives, and within budget. 


Reporting to the Process Engineering Lead, this position will be responsible for: 
  • Leading and delivering the project objectives whilst controlling scope changes to meet quality, budget and schedule 
  • Ensuring functionality according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), safety and environmental requirements during all phases of the project (Design, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning and Qualification) 
  • All aspects of equipment commissioning and process design qualification 
  • Providing technical leadership and direction with respect to the managed area of responsibility
  • Assisting management of cost drivers across the team to ensure an efficient, improvement focused operation 
  • Build sound engineering solutions to improve the reliability and effectiveness of essential Utilities equipment.
  • Provide operational readiness support for a project which includes but not limited to equipment selection, preventive maintenance development, asset criticality assessments, etc.
  • Implement continuous improvement programs through multiple processes (change controls, safety Corrective Actions and Preventative Actions [CAPAs])
  • Maintain compliance, operational running and process optimisation of important utilities plants
  • Creation/optimisation of preventive maintenance programs
  • Maximise plant availability and support technical investigations and root cause analysis (This also includes managing/ supervising contractors during regular maintenance work, shutdowns and projects).
  • Conduct in-depth investigation of important plant services deviations
  • Collaborate with all partners to ensure that new projects and equipment installation for the department will be a reliable source of utilities [available and cGMP quality compliant] to the Manufacturing Operations

An ideal candidate must have: 
  • Excellent understanding of the process and engineering systems within manufacturing, pharmaceutical, FMCG or similar highly regulated industry 
  • At least 3-5 years' engineering or construction project management experience, with demonstrated ability to lead and deliver a project 
  • A demonstrated ability to lead and work closely with multiple stakeholders to deliver large or highly complex projects 
  • Financial experience in managing budgetary responsibilities
  • A good understanding of quality, risk and contract management processes and procedures 
  • Ability to approach problem solving in a proactive and consultative manner 
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline, such as Chemical/Mechanical Engineering



If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  
Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Cusmano or Max Monroe on 9040 1630

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