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Senior Process Engineer

Based in Borehamwood/Elstree, Hertfordshire, we have an exciting opportunity to join the Technology Group as a Senior Process Engineer within an organisation that provides a continuous supply of reliable, high quality plasma-derived products worldwide, supporting both healthcare professionals and patients every day.


Main Job Purpose

  • Provide process engineering expertise for production of plasma-derived products in a pharmaceutical, GMP environment
  • Lead and provide technical expertise on all aspects of process engineering including feasibility studies, concept and detailed design, constructability, commissioning, and operation etc.
  • Provide process engineering expertise on cross functional projects including process & utility improvements and technology transfer
  • Support and improve process reliability through root cause analysis and troubleshooting of existing processes and equipment
  • Provide process support to resolve quality deviations and safety incidents
  • Champion GEP within the department and mentor less experienced team members


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading and providing technical expertise on cross-functional projects including process/utility improvement, technology transfer and new product introduction
  • Process design and design of development studies for the scale-up of complex lab-scale processes into commercially viable large-scale operations in conjunction with R&D
  • Assessing new and existing processes for reliability, quality, safety, best practice and adherence to cGMP and regulatory requirements
  • Preparing/reviewing vendor feasibility studies, concept/detailed designs, URSs, design specifications; design/GMP reviews, commissioning plans and validation documentation
  • Executing installation, commissioning, FATs, SATs and validation of new processes and equipment, monitoring effectiveness
  • Providing accurate budget estimates for capital equipment and projects
  • Investigating complex engineering problems, troubleshooting existing processes and determining root cause and solutions
  • Preparing mass and heat balances, design calculations, hydraulic assessments, process flow diagrams P&IDs and other engineering documentation
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of site engineering standards
  • Provide process safety support/expertise (HAZOP, ATEX etc) ensuring that all processes and changes that are implemented result in a safe process

In return we offer;

  • Competitive salary, and benefits to include a performance related bonus
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • On-site parking and a subsidised restaurant

We are an organisation where our products change people’s lives, and the purpose of our work is lived and breathed through its people.  Since privatising from the NHS in 2013, BPL has gone through huge change and growth as we aspire to be the leader in our field.  BPL is based in Borehamwood, in a secure campus surrounded by natural beauty, lakes and wildlife.

Please apply today for immediate consideration.

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