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Process Engineer Purification

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Date: Jan 7, 2017

Location: Hillerod, Denmark

Company: Biogen

External Posting TitleProcess Engineer Purification
Job DescriptionBiogen in Hillerød is looking for a dedicated, result-oriented and responsible Process Engineer for the Purification team. The team is part of the Manufacturing Engineering group that is responsible for providing the highest levels of equipment, instrumentation and facility performance to site operations.

Your primary focus as a Process Engineer will be to provide engineering support and troubleshooting for all process equipment and technical operations within the Manufacturing Purification area. Additionally, the Process Engineer will take a leading role in the optimization of the existing process equipment to continuously improve safety, robustness, operability and throughput. As required, you will furthermore be involved in projects related to the design and implementation of new process equipment. The Process Engineer will also play an important role in transferring new manufacturing processes to the facility.

The tasks and responsibilities of the Process Engineer can be summarized as below:


• Troubleshoot equipment and support Manufacturing and Validation functions

• Assess equipment needs and generate equipment specifications for fabrication or purchase

• Help implement new manufacturing processes for new products or modifications to existing products

• Investigate process or equipment failures and implement changes to avoid future occurrences

• Identify and lead equipment related projects

• Ensure equipment compliance

• Provide supervision and take ownership of systems and upgrades while developing and maintaining all associated documentation to ensure a continuous regulatory compliant state

• Work cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Validation, Quality, Automation, Manufacturing Sciences, and Instrumentation & Controls, among others

• Be part of the team’s on-call support

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LocationHillerod, Denmark
Job CategoryOperations, Technology & Innovation (PO&T)
Requisition Number28909BR
QualificationsThe ideal candidate has a relevant degree in combination with 2-5 years experience in a pharmaceutical or biotech manufacturing environment. Preferably, the candidate has solid knowledge of purification/downstream processing of biological drugs. Alternatively, an in-depth understanding of industry scale processing plants in general would be relevant.

To achieve success you will need a systematic and analytical approach and be able to maintain the overview when working on several projects simultaneously.

Biogen has a growing pipeline of products, why it is important that you are adaptable and have a flexible attitude. You should furthermore have the ability to communicate constructively with colleagues at all levels in the organization. In addition, it is expected that you have:

• Knowledge of GMP and EMEA/FDA regulations (or experience working in a similar highly regulated environment)

• Competency in MS Office package, particularly Excel

• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
EducationBS/MS Degree in Engineering with related industry experience

We offer a competitive compensation package, including pension and health insurance. Additionally, we offer a healthy and smoke-free workplace.

For further information please contact Sr. Recruiting Partner Eva Op De Beeck +45 7221 0860
About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.

Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.

With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts.


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