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Lead Process & Project Engineer

Jurong Town, , Singapore Req ID 2204734 Category Manufacturing & Operations Division AbbVie

Purpose Statement

  • Responsible for design, operation and optimization of chemical / biologic processes
  • Coordinate and deliver projects actively leading the integration of technical activities with operations including providing technical support to ongoing operations
  • Analyze new processes and evaluate them to assess needs and feasibility of introduction of these processes into the existing facility


  • Responsible for design, operation, control and optimization of chemical / biological processes
  • To drive the commissioning and qualification effort of the process equipment and associated systems.
  • Design, install and commission new production units, monitoring modifications and upgrades and troubleshooting existing processes
  • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards
  • In a cGMP environment, lead modifications and changes to processes and equipment, troubleshooting, deviation investigation, identification and completion of corrective and preventative actions.
  • Propose and evaluate modifications to equipment, processes and operations to improve safety, increase efficiency and enhance company goals.
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers
  • To actively seek avenues to improve operational efficiency accruing benefits to the Abbvie businesses in Singapore
  • Actively engaged in developing specifications for process equipment and assist in FAT / SAT of related equipment as part of the new build-outs.
  • Participate and lead, when required, in all investigations (contaminations, deviations, and discrepancies) relating to the manufacturing process.
  • Develop and implement systems that ensure the process works at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to meet supply needs
  • Provide operational support for the successful and uninterrupted operation of manufacturing systems used in manufacture of API and biologic products.
  • Act as one of the key contact points and local SME for investigations into utility excursions and deviations and provides resources to ensure fixes.
  • Supervise engineers and provide day to day guidance on technical issues.
  • To mentor and coach reports
  • Identify equipment and assess plant production capacity
  • Identify means to resolve equipment bottlenecks & optimize production capacity.

Bachelor’s degree or a diploma in Engineering

  • At least 9 years of relevant work experience.


  • Knowledge of cGMP is highly preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge coupled with hands-on working experience in a pharmaceutical / biotech facility
  • Working experience in start-ups, commissioning & qualification of process systems in an operating plant is a plus


  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to lead teams including external contractors
  • Excellent team player willing to work for the common goal
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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