Project Engineer

Posted 26 Mar 2024

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 273154


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Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role: 


The Project Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing engineering solutions to problems and opportunities at MilliporeSigma's St. Louis, Missouri facility. The Project Engineer's responsibilities include:


  • Provide project management and engineering for small, medium, and large capital projects, from project initiation through start-up, turnover, and project closure  
  • Develop project requirements, deliverables, schedules, and budget  
  • Manage capital project scope, budget, and schedule through project life cycle  
  • Procure necessary contractors, materials, and equipment to support projects
  • Work with General Contractors, skilled construction workers, internal skilled resources, and Engineers  
  • Coordinate schedules with stakeholders and manufacturing, manage the day-to-day project activity, and manage the knowledge transfer from end of project to manufacturing startup  
  • Responsible for the turnover package to site support teams including AutoCAD drawings, PM plans, spare parts, asset records, and knowledge transfer  
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and training to maintain and expand technical expertise
  • Support departmental process improvement efforts based on annual objectives
  • Responsible for installation and maintainability of GMP utilities, facilities, and equipment (including automation equipment) such as but not limited to HVAC, compressed gases, process water, clean steam, chilled water, cleanrooms, isolators, HEPA filtration, etc
  • Support capital planning and reporting
  • Support the Management of Change process and utilizes good documentation practices
  • Ensure team utilizes safe work practices
  • Issue work permits regularly
  • Perform job hazard analysis, equipment assessments, failure fault trees, and risk assessments to drive continuously safe culture
  • Purchase materials as needed
  • Ensure/support GMP compliance (e.g. work order processing, good documentation practices, change management process, deviation review, CAPA assignments, etc.)
  • Perform effective problem solving and root cause analysis to resolve issues, develop options, and prevent reoccurrence
  • Collaborate with Maintenance and Head of Engineering and Maintenance to deliver a 5yr strategic roadmap for capital expenditure projects, covering people, processes, systems, and infrastructure 
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Work closely with the site EHS, Quality and Mechanical Integrity to develop engineering solutions
  • Manage field construction work in support of projects


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other engineering discipline
  • 3+ years engineering experience within a pharmaceutical or chemical production environment
  • 1+ year managing capital engineering projects  


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience of awareness of pharmaceutical standards, rules, and guidance documents (e.g., FDA, EU, IOS, ISPE, etc.)  
  • Experience in creating or managing the creation of engineering/construction bid packages 
  • Experience in managing construction work in support of projects  
  • GMP manufacturing, engineering, or compliance experience  
  • Environmental Engineering experience  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Read and interpret internal and external regulatory agencies’ policies, codes, standards, and regulations


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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