Senior Project Engineer

Technical Operations & Process Sciences Bothell, United States


Position at Seagen

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 


This position is critical to supporting expansion of capacity and capabilities required to execute manufacturing of Seagen's growing clinical and commercial supply plans.  Key responsibilities include evaluation of design documents, submittals, and architectural plans.  User requirements specification gathering, documentation and approval.  Assessment of equipment and utilities to meet user requirements specifications and project deliverables.  Creation of Requests for Information and Proposal documents (RFI/RFP).  Review of returned proposals.  Represent organization as technical point of contact during contracting and throughout projects.  The successful candidate will have knowledge of biotech production systems with background in engineering, construction project management, equipment sourcing, or other relevant role.   


  • Partner with end user functions (Manufacturing, QC, MSAT) to develop user requirements specifications for equipment and utilities systems  
  • Coordinate with Architecture and Engineering functions to incorporate and validate inclusion of user requirements in design documents, including floorplans, MEP design, piping and instrumentation diagrams, equipment list, etc.  
  • Review detailed design documents to verify consistency of user requirement across disciplines, e.g., electrical and plumbing plans incorporate points of use required for specified equipment  
  • Create requests for information (RFI) and requests for proposal (RFP) documents for required equipment systems and identify potential suppliers to solicit for proposals. Engage with respondents throughout RFP process to ensure participation, quality proposals, fair evaluation and contracting/partnership position  
  • Evaluate proposals with cross-functional team and make recommendation for business awards  
  • Partner with Procurement and Legal contracts team to create Letter of Intent (LOI), Statement of Work (SOW) and Master Supply/Service Agreements (MSA)  
  • Create program to manage capture and organization of user requirements for equipment, room finishes, utilities, etc.  
  • Communicate with Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Facilities and other project team members to ensure timely mitigation and/or escalation of issues with internal and external deliverables  
  • Partner with EH&S to ensure activities are aligned with EH&S Safety programs where necessary  
  • Participate in the Product Supply continuous improvement program. Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to project management  
  • Perform other support activities as needed to support the overall efficiency of the Product Supply organization 


  • 5 years of project engineering for GMP biopharmaceutical facility design and construction projects  
  • Experience managing processes and projects with cross-functional teams  
  • Knowledge of applicable industry landscape and emerging trends 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree  
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite  
  • Able to work equally well as part of a team or independently 


As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.