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Sovereign’s Capital
Sovereign’s Capital

Project Engineer (cGMP - Pharmaceutical)

AM Technical Solutions, Inc

AM Technical Solutions, Inc

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

USA (will allow for REMOTE support with occasional site visits)


We are looking for a knowledgeable Project Engineering resource to join our Life Sciences team in support of a pharmaceutical client here in the United States. The ideal candidate should have previous experience supporting the pharmaceutical or biotech industries. This individual will be responsible for providing technical knowledge and performing project coordination work in support of a major capital project.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical knowledge and perform Project coordination work in support of a major capital project.
  • Provide engineering and technical support related to design, installation, start-up/commissioning, testing, operation, maintenance, and qualification of product and infrastructure equipment and systems.
  • Systems may include production equipment such as bioreactors, fermenters, centrifuges, chromatography skids, CIP/SIP, and other support equipment such WFI, process gases, HVAC, automated, and building utility systems.
  • Support the design and qualification of improvements, changes or upgrades to the equipment, and startup and validation documents.
  • Lead projects of various complexities to support departmental initiatives and participate in various cross-functional teams to support process improvements.
  • Identify and schedule project events around operations.
  • Identify materials required to support project execution work.
  • Communicate project requirements to vendors to obtain proposals for equipment and piping changes.
  • Provide project design and cost estimates.
  • Manage project implementation including oversight of selected vendors.
  • Report project status and progress to senior management.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant work experience in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment.
  • PE license and/or other professional certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in the arena of process, utility, and building engineering in cGMP environment within a biopharma facility.
  • Working knowledge of documents such as P&IDs, URS, FRS, and qualification documents.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related discipline.