Project Engineer

Posted 29 Nov 2021

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 233921


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.



US employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date unless an accommodation is granted by The Company. The Company uses the definition of fully vaccinated assigned by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for purposes of considering satisfaction of this requirement which is a condition of employment.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role:  

As the Project Engineer, you will develop and implement engineering solutions to problems and opportunities at the Broadway Facility in St. Louis, MO.  You will also manage multiple projects concurrently, attend seminars/conferences, and training to maintain and expand technical expertise.  In addition, you will support departmental process improvement efforts based on annual objectives.  This role will be reporting to the Head of Engineering and Maintenance.  


  • Provide project management and engineering for small, medium, and large capital projects, from project initiation through start-up, turnover, and project closure
  • Develop project requirements, deliverables, schedules, and budget  
  • Manage capital project scope, budget, and schedule through project life cycle
  • Procure necessary contractors, materials, and equipment to support projects.  Work with General Contractors, skilled construction workers, internal skilled resources, and Engineers  
  • Coordinate schedules with stakeholders and manufacturing, manage the day-to-day project activity, and manage the knowledge transfer from end of project to manufacturing startup
  • Responsibility for the turnover package to site support teams including AutoCAD drawings, PM plans, spare parts, asset records, and knowledge transfer
  • Manage all aspects of engineering projects
  • Responsible for installation and maintainability of GMP utilities, facilities, and equipment (including automation equipment) such as but not limited to HVAC, compressed gases, process water, clean steam, chilled water, cleanrooms, isolators, HEPA filtration, etc.
  • Ensure successful project knowledge transfer to site manufacturing and maintenance teams
  • Support capital planning and reporting
  • Support the Management of Change process and utilizes good documentation practices
  • Ensure team utilizes safe work practices
  • Issue work permits regularly. May also perform job hazard analysis, equipment assessments, failure fault trees, and risk assessments to drive continuously safe culture
  • Maintain efficient scheduling and planning of construction.  Collaborate with Operations to develop integrated planning
  • Monitor the performance and results of the construction team including safety, quality, reliability
  • Purchase material as needed
  • Ensure/support GMP compliance (e.g. work order processing, good documentation practices, change management process, deviation review, CAPA assignments, etc.) 
  • Perform effective problem solving and root cause analysis to resolve issues, develop options, and prevent reoccurrence.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline
  • 2.5+ years engineering experience within a pharmaceutical, chemical or related production experience AND 1+ years managing capital engineering projects


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years engineering experience within a pharmaceutical or chemical production environment 
  • 1+ years engineering experience in a cGMP environment 
  • 2+ years managing capital engineering projects
  • Strong technical engineering skills
  • GMP manufacturing, engineering, or compliance experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cross-functional team
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills



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