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R&D Engineer

Department: Engineering
Location: West Columbia, SC

  R&D Engineer

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for assigned R&D Engineering projects
  • Participates in projects from the conceptual phase to production
  • Supports production operations with technical assistance and troubleshooting insight
  • Performs other Engineering duties as assigned or apparent 


Primary Accountabilities:

NOTE: The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbent’s performance objectives as outlined by the incumbent’s immediate supervisor or manager.

  • Participates in the design and implementation of new equipment and cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve facility safety, reliability and throughput
  • Participates in the creation, execution, and summary reporting of Process Development studies
  • Responsible for writing and reviewing URS documents
  • Responsible for acquiring and reviewing equipment/materials quotations
  • Responsible for creating and modifying engineering, plant, and process drawings
  • Responsible for effective written, verbal, and interpersonal interactions with internal and external project teams
  • Provide technical support as needed throughout the facility 
  • Interact with internal (Engineering, Operations, QA, etc.) and external customers 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Mechatronics Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years Pharmaceutical and/or Manufacturing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with a strong knowledge in Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Ability to work well independently or with a team
  • Possess an attention to detail 
  • The ability to take strategic objectives and accept accountability to drive results through effective actions
  • The ability to effectively manage one self, demonstrates integrity, be productive under pressure, and achieve development goals
  • Position requires bending (desk to floor), lifting (up to 15 lbs), vision (20/20), standing, sitting, typing and walking.
  • Knowledge of cGMP plant operations and scale-up is desired 
  • The ability to motivate and influence others, thinks globally and leverages diversity
  • Salary range: Based on experience

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