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Senior-Level Process Engineer - Bioprocessing

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Posted: 12/12/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Chemical Engineers Job Number: 95788

Job Description


Title/Position: Senior-Level Process Engineer - Bioprocessing
Type:  Direct
Location(s):  Greenwood, CO or Tulsa, OK or Remote
Work Site:  Remote Options
Citizenship: US
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Pay Scale:  $120,000 - $150,000 / year


Seeking a Senior-Level Process Engineer to join a team of bioprocess engineering and design professionals. Our client is a market leader in developing projects using first-of-a-kind synthetic biotechnologies to produce fuels, proteins, and bioeconomy products.   The Senior Process Engineer will support and continue to build bioprocessing practice. This person can work at one of our offices or can be remote.

Job Description:

The process engineer will work primarily on cutting edge synthetic biotech and fermentation projects. The successful candidate will be placed in a key engineering role, working within a multi-disciplinary team to deliver engineering on projects.  The candidate needs to have experience engaging with clients especially during early project development stages.

Scope/Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Prepares basis of design and reviews process design deliverables.
  • Prepares process flow diagrams and mass and energy balances.
  • Develops batch schedule and identifies peak utility requirements.
  • Analyzes equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine appropriate designs.
  • Prepares P&ID’s working with multi-disciplined team.
  • Reviews and checks the work of other process engineers to determine accuracy and completeness.
  • Coordination of design inputs and design activities with other engineering disciplines in a team environment.
  • Ability and desire to perform process engineering activities as well as lead a small team of Process Engineers and Designers, and work as the Process Lead on medium to large projects.
  • Able to handle multiple projects/tasks at the same time.
  • Able to interface directly with project managers relative to the overall execution of the project.
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) in Chemical Engineering from an Accredited Program.
  • Preference for Twelve (12) years related experience and/or training.
  • Experience in bioprocessing in the fields of fermentation and downstream processing.  Food & beverages as well as biopharmaceutical experience also considered.
Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office software. In addition, experience in the following process software packages is advantageous:
  • Aspen Plus
  • Aspen HYSYS
  • Aspen Capital Cost Estimator
  • SuperPro/SchedulePro
Certificates and Licenses:

PE strongly preferred. Candidate is expected to attain PE at earliest opportunity.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job involves supervisory and client coordination expectation along with process engineering detailed performance efforts.

Physical Requirements:
  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • Client facilities require site visits to gather project information, which may require climbing ladders and stairs.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.
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