R & D Engineer

Posted: 5 years64 months277 weeks1941 days ago

Company/Organization: GSSM Career Services Center

Location: Columbia, SC

Please contact Renee Williamson for more information.  Renee@scgssm.org

Position Summary:
    Responsible for assigned R&D Engineering projects
    Participates in projects from the conceptual phase to production
    Supports production operations with technical assistance and troubleshooting insight
    Performs other Engineering duties as assigned or apparent

Primary Accountabilities:
NOTE: The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbent’s performance objectives as outlined by the incumbent’s immediate supervisor or manager.
    Participates in the design and implementation of new equipment and cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve facility safety, reliability and throughput
    Participates in the creation, execution, and summary reporting of Process Development studies
    Responsible for writing and reviewing URS documents
    Responsible for acquiring and reviewing equipment/materials quotations
    Responsible for creating and modifying engineering, plant, and process drawings
    Responsible for effective written, verbal, and interpersonal interactions with internal and external project teams
    Provide technical support as needed throughout the facility
    Interact with internal (Engineering, Operations, QA, etc.) and external customers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Mechatronics Engineering preferred
    3+ years Pharmaceutical and/or Manufacturing experience
    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a strong knowledge in Word and Excel
    Excellent communication skills
    Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities 
    Ability to work well independently or with a team
    Possess an attention to detail
    Knowledge of cGMP plant operations and scale-up is desired
    The ability to take strategic objectives and accept accountability to drive results through effective actions
    The ability to motivate and influence others, thinks globally and leverages diversity
    The ability to effectively manage one self, demonstrates integrity, be productive under pressure, and achieve development goals
    Position requires bending (desk to floor), lifting (up to 15 lbs), vision (20/20), standing, sitting, typing and walking.
    Salary range: Based on experience