Process SME

PHI821605PA

DPS is seeking a passionate BDS Drug Manufacturing Process SME in our Philadelphia Operation who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations and challenging the status quo. The Process Subject Matter Expert (SME) will serve as a top-level technical or functional expert; often working on multiple projects and programs that support one or more clients in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry, specifically, Bulk Drug Substance (BDS) manufacturing design including feasibility through to detailed design and construction/qualification. The role is a key leadership position in the Philadelphia Project Operations with ability to support other regions and countries as an SME.

Category:
Process Engineer
Location:
Pennsylvania
Years of Experience Req.:
15+
Date Posted:
06/04/2021
Days Remaining:
157
Employment Type:
Full-time
Education Level Req.:
Bachelors

Position Summary:

DPS is seeking a passionate BDS Drug Manufacturing Process SME in our Philadelphia Operation who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations and challenging the status quo. The Process Subject Matter Expert (SME) will serve as a top-level technical or functional expert; often working on multiple projects and programs that support one or more clients in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry, specifically, Bulk Drug Substance (BDS) manufacturing design including feasibility through to detailed design and construction/qualification. The role is a key leadership position in the Philadelphia Project Operations with ability to support other regions and countries as an SME. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  •      Active participation in Philadelphia Operations Leadership team, driving the growth, culture and success of the office and projects
  •      Execute site master planning, concept designs and early preliminary engineering phases
  •      Drive technical discussions and decisions based on cost, operability, schedule and technical suitability
  •      Develop and maintain client relationships and have a strong drive to deliver to clients
  •      Analyz987849.61908e and perform highly specializ987849.61908ed technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies
  •      Maintain current knowledge of relevant developments in their professional area of expertise
  •      Develop and promote process technologies, as well as, recommend strategy, best practice methodologies and cost models
  •      Work with clients to solve various problems associated with the project and apply expert functional knowledge and experience for optimal project solutions
  •      Prepare and participate in project proposals, man-hour estimating and client presentations
  •      Participate in presentations at industry conferences and writing of papers in publications
  •      Identify and research future industry trends - keep on top of technology and industry developments
    •      Support Business Development for client engagement at senior levels

 

Education & Experience:

  •      Bachelor of Engineering Degree - Bio/Chemical Engineering preferred
  •      15-20 years of relevant experience in engineering/design firm setting with a focus on Life Sciences
  •      Operating facility and/or equipment technical specification/design experience essential
  •      Active committee member of ISPE, PDA and/or other industry bodies
  •      Recogniz987849.61908ed globally by clients as a critical thinker, sought after by global clients to assist in technically complex problems

 

Essential Skills:

  •      Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  •      Ability to deliver and support technical presentations to clients and staff
  •      Experience working with Sales and Operational Leadership on new business proposals and proposal development
  •      Experience leading the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client
  •      Proven ability to author articles and to present at conferences and evidence of active participation in industry organiz987849.61908ations required
  •      Expert working knowledge of critical unit operations including cell culture, fermentation, purification and novel therapies
  •      Ability to inspire teams and set goals 
  •      Positive attitude, even when under pressure 
  •      Collaborative and productive work style 

 

Other:

  •      Travel: 0 – 20% travel
  •      Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday with flexible work environment

 

About DPS:

DPS, a full EPCMV services firm founded in Cork, Ireland in 1974, has built a strong global presence by delivering world-class service and developing successful ongoing client relationships around the globe. For over 45 years, with our core business focused in the life sciences sector, we have provided leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies with a comprehensive range of services involved in the design, construction, and commissioning/qualification and validation of research, development and process manufacturing facilities.  Over 85% of our business is from repeat clients. With over 1,100 employees worldwide, our highly skilled and experienced teams  deliver an exceptional level of expertise to our clients. Continued US Expansion has occurred with an office in Cary, NC in 2018 and the Philadelphia Area in 2020.

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