Sr. Project Engineer in Albany, NY

Date Posted: 11/06/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    Albany, NY
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Individual Contributor
  • Date Posted:
    11/06/2020

Job Description

Description

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.  This Sr. Project Engineer is responsible for providing project leadership to AMRI’s key capital investments in the API and Drug Product network. The Sr. Project Engineer will be primarily responsible for executing large capital projects to support of AMRI’s strategic capital initiatives. These will include projects to expand and modernize the manufacturing infrastructure across the network. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with the other global and site functions to successfully execute these projects. The individual will also work in close collaboration with the site engineering function to provide guidance and oversite of the site capital plan. This person interfaces with AMRI’s manufacturing plants and other departments within AMRI’s network. This position reports to the Vice President, Engineering & Technical Services.
Join ourtalented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer-focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.  Responsibilities
• Deliver key strategic capital investments by directly managing major capital projects for the API and DP networks
• Provide above site leadership and technical oversight to the API and Drug Product engineering teams in close concert with the site leadership teams using a matrix approach 
• Develop the technical talent and capital project management expertise of AMRI’s site based engineering teams in order to deliver robust solutions and on time delivery of AMRI’s CDMO API and DP programs
• Provide functional leadership for AMRI’s CDMO API and DP programs ensuring timely execution in accordance with client based project expectations and deliverables
• Strengthen AMRI’s capital project management processes in conjunction with the Global Program Management office
• Provide functional leadership to deliver technical solutions for AMRI’s site based cost improvement programs via improvements in facility and utility infrastructure supporting including initiatives in improved reliability
• Provide solutions via AMRI’s technical network to resolve issues challenging AMRI’s ability to delivery finished goods at the appropriate levels of quality and efficiency
• Provide functional leadership for AMRI’s internal site to site technical transfer initiatives requiring capital improvements and investment 

Qualifications

Qualifications
• BS in Mechanical/Chemical/Electrical or related Engineering Science
• Minimum 15 years' experience in Pharmaceutical Project Engineering or equivalent Engineering Project Management and/or Plant Engineering Management
• Experience managing major capital projects greater than $25M in total investment
• Expertise in capital project management including PMP principles and key project control techniques
• Preferred working knowledge of key pharmaceutical systems including: Formulation Processes Equipment, Downstream Processes Equipment including UF/DF and Chromatography, Sterile Filling Processes, Sterilization and Lyophilization Processes, CIP Processes, Critical Utility Systems (WFI, CS, Cleanroom Facilities and HVAC)
• Demonstrated aptitude and attitude to become immersed in the resolution of technical challenges and technological advancements
• Proven project management, analytical, problem solving skills
• Strong knowledge of global pharmaceutical regulations
• Excellent relationship management, communication and presentation skills 
• Ability to effectively manage and influence cross functional teams
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills 
• Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and achieve significant, complex goals and objectives
• Demonstrated leadership with proven success in challenging status quo
• Strong organizational and planning skills, as well as a high energy level and initiative All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Albany, New York
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 11/06/2020
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AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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