Single-Use Hardware Project Manager

Posted 06 Aug 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 195452


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


We seek an electromechanical engineer that will work closely with our sales development team and customers to manage custom single-use hardware systems. The candidate must be well organized and have excellent communication skills.  This position will involve the technical evaluation of customer’s request and will provide an accurate process & instrument diagram (P&ID), equipment specifications, cost budget, and project plan, as required.  Upon receipt of a purchase order the candidate will be the primary interface with the customer and will be responsible for initiating, managing, organizing, executing, and closing custom hardware projects.  Responsible for the creation/modification of P&IDs, specifications, technical exceptions, schedules and project cost based on the review and interpretation of customer’s request for quote/proposal and user requirement documentation.  You will be the client's primary contact throughout the project.  Manage the project from project initiation to completion.  Manage schedules and costs by keeping spending within project limits and ensure EMD Millipore’s quality standards are met.  Able to assess the impacts on cost and schedules due to requests for modifications made by clients and seek agreement to ensure such requests are properly met.  Development factory release test.  Facilitate factory acceptance testing at our supplier’s site.  You will primarily support US and LATAM sales team with potential support to EU and Asia sales teams.  Potential travel to clients to provide pre-sales support is possible.  Provide weekly project status reports.  Participate/support in root cause investigations and corrective action activities, if needed.  Up to 20% travel may be required.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of process/project engineering experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Project Management experience
  • Knowledge in single-use systems – Mixers, Bins, & Bioreactors
  • Knowledge in multi-use systems – Tangential Flow Filtration & Chromatography systems a plus
  • Knowledge of cGMP FDA, GAMP, ASME-BPE, CE, and UL requirements / guidelines
  • Experience in customer relationships
  • Ability to work in a global / multicultural team environment
  • Team player with the ability to unite a team around a project
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with MS office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Projects, SharePoint, and AutoCad



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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