Sr. Process Engineer, New Technology

Technical Operations San Diego, CA


Description

Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results. Pacira BioSciences currently has an opening for a Sr. Process Engineer, New Technology.

‚Äč The successful Senior Process Engineer will be a member of the Operations Team and is responsible for providing technical support and project support to Operations, Facilities Engineering, Product Development, Quality, and Regulatory Affairs.  This position will focus on introduction of new technologies with the goal of improving and optimizing operations and capital project support.   This includes but is not limited to creating budgets and managing external resources.  Knowledge of cGMPs and experience with GMP manufacturing is essential.

  • Lead new technology projects to optimize manufacturing processes.
  • Lead and/ or participate in technology transfer within the company and to partners.
  • Support GMP audits from regulatory agencies as well as internal audits.
  • Lead and/or support Capital Project work
  • Lead and/ or
  • participate in cross functional teams dedicated to process improvement, efficiency, and optimization.
  • Provide technical assessments for investigations, validation, and change control
  • Execute studies and comparability protocols for manufacturing operations.
  • Generate and revise control documents to support process equipment and manufacturing processes.

The qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant cGMP and technical experience
  • BS degree in technical fields such as Engineering, Biology, Chemistry
  • Knowledge of process equipment design
  • Experience with CIP/SIP and start-ups preferred.
  • Experience with pilot-scale pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical process equipment
  • Ability to solve issues through DOE.
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as an integral contributor toward achievement of project and company goals.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with a high degree of self-motivation.
  • Excellent and consistent organizational skills.
  • Must have proficient oral and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to work and comply with cGMP requirements
  • Good observation skills and problem-solving ability
  • Team Player attitude: The willingness to work with peers towards company and department goals with dedication and willingness to do what is necessary to get the job done well and on time.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.