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Production Process Engineer Ballasalla

Astrea Bioseparations

Astrea Bioseparations Ballasalla Isle Of Man

3 months ago

Based in Ballasalla, Isle of Man

Astrea Bioseparations Ltd is a global bioseparations company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of advanced bioseparation products including chromatography adsorbents and columns. A wholly owned subsidiary of Gamma Biosciences, Astrea Bioseparations has R&D laboratories in Cambridge, UK and manufacturing facilities on the Isle of Man, British Isles and Stoughton, Massachusetts, making the company one of the largest volume affinity adsorbent manufacturers in the world.

Astrea Bioseparations is honoured to support the biopharmaceutical industry with products and services that help bring lifesaving and improving medicines to market. Regardless of process scale, we are ready to build Purity by Design into each process to ensure quality and speed to market.

The company is now entering an exciting period of growth as we work towards enabling our customers to bring advanced therapies to market using state-of-the-art-purification... nanofiber-based technology.

Primary Function and Purpose
• Oversight of manufacturing processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective delivery.
• Oversight of effluent and utilities systems to ensure high reliability of supply
• Development of process safety and ownership of process safety on Site
• Commissioning and qualification from User Requirements Specification creation to Performance Qualification

Principle Responsibilities
• Day to day trouble shooting of production, utility and effluent processes to ensure efficient and cost effective supply
• Where necessary participate and lead root cause investigations into process and equipment failures
• Using foundational principles, improve existing processes to maximise throughput to desired cost
• Development and Site coordination of the Process Safety Management system
• Site coordination of the equipment requalification programme
• Act as a User Representative for Site projects delivering qualified equipment.
• Project Management for agreed CapEx projects
• Ensure Engineering Procedures are up to date and accurate
• Ensure Management of change for Equipment and processes is well detailed delivered in a timely fashion


Minimum Batchelors degree in Chemical Engineering

Other requirements;
• Relevant experience in production engineering
• Current or working towards chartered Engineer status
• Excellent team working abilities
• Proven technical leadership
• Good project management
• sound decision making
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Self disciplined time management

Working conditions:
• Industrial environment, engineering workshop, plant rooms, and production areas

Physical Requirements
• Normal office work environment
• lab environment
• Occasional national and international travel may be required
Ballasalla Isle of Man

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