Company: Wood
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Tees, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Senior Project Engineers - Pharmaceutical, North East (Site Based)

Wood is recruiting for a number of experienced Senior Project Engineers to support delivery of engineering excellence in their assigned project(s). They will be required to coordinate and deliver the engineering for an assigned project scope to a schedule and in accordance with applicable procedures, specifications and standards.

Ideally the candidates should have demonstrable background in Pharmaceutical, process engineering or GMP facilities / equipment experience for a potential upcoming project.

For the roles available it is preferable for the project engineers to have specialisation or experience in delivering one of the following:
  • Process: Clean utilities, HVAC, process systems e.g. CIP/SIP, working in clean rooms
  • Equipment: Bioprocessing equipment including but not limited to bioreactors, filtration, chromatography.
  • C&I and electrical:
    • Implementation of new or upgrades to existing control systems or electrical systems
    • Knowledge and implementation of regulatory requirements for CSV and GAMP5


The opportunity will be based at our client site facility in the North East for a minimum of 2-3 years, ideally on a fixed term basis.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

The responsibilities for this role can vary considerably depending on scope and size of Project, the typical responsibilities are shown below.
  • A strong and developed sense of health and safety within the working environment and in the design process
  • Contribute and participate in the maintenance of safe working practices and the assessment and mitigation of safety issues through effort and reviews in design
  • Lead multi-discipline work packages in accordance with the requirements of quality and environmental management systems qualified to ISO standards
  • Be able to manage work scope and interfaces between all engineering disciplines to ensure the successful delivery of assigned work packages
  • Act as a focal point for discipline leads for multi-discipline issues that require expediting or resolution
  • Organise, attend, chair, contribute and prepare reports for safety reviews and other multidiscipline meetings
  • Collate actions and expedite the closure of the outstanding actions with appropriate design disciplines
  • Good working knowledge of, standards, specifications and procedures
  • Understand project execution and work sequences, relating this to schedule and budget; managing and reporting against these, maintaining the highest level of quality in deliverables and activities
  • Understand, control and forecast work area activities against schedule and deliverables at a work division and individual basis
  • Integration of design schedule to procurement and/or fabrication schedules
  • Be competent in Design Verification; highlights areas of concern and can affect corrective actions; able to supervise others
  • Prepare and check scope of work specifications, project procedures and project reports
  • Approval of deliverables delegated by Project Manager or Engineering Manager
  • To monitor and review engineering progress with Project Services and Engineering disciplines
  • To review engineering budgets and performance and initiate control measures including adjustments to manning levels
  • To monitor receipt and review cycle for vendor documents and identify any problem areas
  • To represent engineering at Procurement status meetings
  • To assist with development of Design Change Notices
  • To assist with the development of, and approval of, Engineering Queries
  • To assist with responses to site queries
  • Able to fulfil role of Engineering Coordinator on small to medium size project
  • Managing plant changes in a safe and compliant manner
  • Experience in working in regulated environment and application of GDP and ALCOA
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery through full project and validation life cycle; URS, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ and handover to production
  • roactive nature to help drive projects forward taking accountability and communicating with client teams to drive delivery
  • Be flexible to ensure focus and support on clients priorities whilst managing good project controls


Skills / Qualifications

Senior Project Engineer - Process

Process project engineering experience preferably in the following:
  • Clean utilities, HVAC, process systems e.g. CIP/SIP, working in clean rooms
  • Managing plant changes
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery through full project life cycle; URS, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ and handover to production.
  • Proactive nature to help drive projects forward taking accountability and communicating with client teams to drive delivery
  • Be flexible to ensure focus and support on clients priorities whilst managing good project controls


Senior Project Engineer - Equipment

Equipment project engineering experience preferably in the following:
  • Bioprocessing equipment including but not limited to bioreactors, filtration, chromatography.
  • Managing plant changes
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery through full project life cycle; URS, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ and handover to production.
  • Proactive nature to help drive projects forward taking accountability and communicating with client teams to drive delivery
  • Be flexible to ensure focus and support on clients priorities whilst managing good project controls


Senior Project Engineer - C&I/ Electrical

C&I and electrical project engineering experience preferably in the following:
  • Implementation of new or upgrades to existing control systems or electrical systems.
  • Knowledge and implementation of regulatory requirements for CSV and GAMP5
  • Managing plant changes
  • Demonstrable experience of delivery through full project life cycle; URS, DQ, IQ, OQ, PQ and handover to production.
  • Proactive nature to help drive projects forward taking accountability and communicating with client teams to drive delivery
  • Be flexible to ensure focus and support on clients priorities whilst managing good project controls


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.