IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-PA-Blue Bell | US-MA-Chelmsford | US-NJ-Somerset | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-NC-Morrisville | US-KS-Overland Park | US-CA-Irvine | US-NH-Portsmouth
    Design - Global Strategy & Technology
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-PA-Blue Bell
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented BioProcess Engineer to join our industry leading Global Strategy & Technology team at our state-of-the-art corporate headquarters located in Blue Bell, PA or at any of our US based locations (MD/KS/MA/CA/NJ/NC). 


    The BioProcess Engineer provides Leadership in bioprocess subject matter / area of expertise. Ensures that service level is maintained and projects delivered are accurate and high quality. Mentors entry and mid-level chemical engineers to expand their technical bioprocess knowledge as it relates to equipment technology, process flows, material balances and schematic deliverables development.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Interfaces with technical client counterparts and assesses client needs.
    • Develops conceptual process project scope.
    • Collaborates with process and project architects in the process architecture development.
    • Generates process sections of conceptual and basis of design packages inclusive of process flow diagrams, capacity analysis, material balances, and oversight/leadership of PID development.
    • Supports project managers in development of next-phase design and/or implementation plans.
    • Mentors entry and mid-level engineers in bioprocessing unit operations, technologies, and equipment selection/sizing for process equipment and critical utility systems..
    • Plans, coordinates and drives process engineering, design review, and associated quality control activities.
    • Leads process related design reviews and risk assessments to identify critical aspects.
    • Assists in the reviews and approval of process submittals when necessary.
    • Supports vendor FAT, SAT execution and approval when necessary.
    • Cultivates and maintains client and vendor network.
    • Assists in the development of standards, templates, and procedures. 
    • Creates URS documents to support project and clients process equipment needs.
    • Communicates regularly with all levels of management at IPS, communicates resource needs in advance to ensure highest quality product.
    • Supports special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Bachelors, Masters and/or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology or a related field.
    • Minimum of 15 years of diversified engineering experience, at least 10 of which have been working in facilities and/or planning, designing and construction of biotechnology facilities and processes.
    • Well versed knowledge and technical leadership in antibody and vaccine manufacturing processes. 
    • Progressive ability, capacity and aptitude in administration to plan, organize, supervise and coordinate technical work and to obtain cooperation from others.
    • Analytical thinking, structured problem solving skills, superior communications skills, team building and strong work ethic.
    • Must be able to build rapport with Client, department and IPS staff.

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


    Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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