Project Engineer II

Houston, TX
Posted 4 weeks ago

Our client is looking for a Project Engineer II who will be responsible for contributing to the successful completion of global engineering projects as well as developing internal engineering procedures. The Project Engineer II will primarily focus on the completion of medium size engineering projects with moderate complexity that will support large and complex Engineering projects related to capital expenditures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops project deliverables for medium engineering projects, including but not limited to the Capital Acquisition Request, Project Scope, Project Schedule, and Project Budget.
  • Creates and maintains project schedules, budgets and documentation for medium engineering projects up to $2,500,000.
  • Oversees the completion of medium engineering projects.
  • Manages the purchase of multiple capital equipment according to the Capital Program.
  • Aids in the creation of User Requirement Specifications necessary for project completion.
  • Aids in the development of Capital Acquisition Request, Project Scope, Project Schedule, and Project Budget for large engineering projects.
  • Provides engineering expertise to design elements of the project.
  • Provides engineering solutions for all engineering projects.
  • Provides documentation essential to the turnover of the completed project to Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Performs equipment qualification and validation (FAT/SAT) according to approved protocols.
  • Partners with contractors as required.
  • Escalates issues or concerns when necessary.
  • Coordinates with material/equipment vendors.
  • Provides technical engineering expertise to facilities and engineering staff.
  • Assists in setting up total preventative maintenance programs for machines and equipment.
  • Assists with all engineering projects and facility modifications.
  • Assist with the coordination of engineering project shutdowns to ensure the availability of resources for timely completion.
  • Assists with safety assessments for modifications to equipment.
  • Keeps up to date with regulatory guidance for compounding pharmacies/outsourcing facilities.
  • Adheres to Quality and safety guidelines by communicating with management in a timely manner of regulatory inspections, such as serious Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) deficiencies, product defects, and related actions (e.g., quality-related complaints, recalls, regulatory actions, etc.).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work in an office environment most of the time, but the employee will spend considerable time working in construction areas, utility areas, and clean room areas. Must have the ability to climb ladders, work on feet for extended periods, and lift packages/equipment of up to 50 lbs. While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the workday and frequently use their hands and fingers to handle or feel in order to access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The employee is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels, strong problem-solving ability, solid technical knowledge, appropriate feedback/follow-up, effective planning, and work management skills are required of this role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Skills-Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Ability to cope with varied levels of workload and multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexible and proactive to meet varied company needs.
  • Basic AutoCAD skills preferred.
  • Professional Engineer preferred.

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focus: Ability to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer centric solutions.
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Know the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Resourcefulness: Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quality, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Ensures Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments and objectives.
  • Situational Adaptability: Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match shifting demands of different situations.
  • Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical Engineering required.
  • 3-6 years of hands-on application of engineering principles to plant systems.
  • 3-6 years of experience in a cGMP-compliant engineering environment.
  • Previous experience in troubleshooting operational and design issues within an industrial environment.
  • Pharmaceutical/process experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in the management and coordination of engineering consultants, equipment vendors, and contractors is preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical and/or Bio-pharma industry experience preferred.

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