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Plant/Process Engineer at US02 Lonza Biologics Inc. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. 

Our vision:

We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.

Our mission:

We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers.

Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?


Job Description Summary

Lonza is searching for a Plant Process Engineer for our Portsmouth, NH facilities.  Our Plant Process Engineer role is on ensuring manufacturing equipment and facilities are operating as intended to meet the requirements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Responsibilities of the Plant Engineering function include both tactical support of ongoing plant operations and strategic implementation of engineering projects to meet the changing needs of the business.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

  • Provide on the floor troubleshooting support for manufacturing operations especially with regard to equipment issues

  • Author GMP change requests for implementation of changes to equipment and facilities

  • Perform formal root cause analysis as part of deviation investigations

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) for upstream equipment and unit operations

The successful candidate will need to have the following requirements in order to be a top contender for this role:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering field.

  • Prior experience in an engineering role supporting cGMP operations in a pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant

  • Demonstrated mastery of technical drawings including PFDs, P&IDs, general arrangement drawings, and equipment design drawings is required.


*This is not the complete job description; a complete job description will be provided upon hire.


Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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