General Electric Research Engineer in Uppsala, Sweden

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Role Summary:

“Process Design and Product Support” is a new section within the Downstream Bioprocessing Department (90 people) which belong to the Global BioProcess R&D (500 people). The section is based in Uppsala and consists of 10 highly skilled research engineers and scientists.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact recruiting manager Ingrid Porrvik, ingrid.porrvik@ge.com

Essential Responsibilities:

The section is responsible for development of new manufacturing technologies, process development as well as supporting our production unit with improvements in current processes. The section does also have an overall responsibility for product support.

The section will be involved in research projects, new product development projects as well as product support (eg product and process care) projects. Typical products developed from the department are chromatography resins. We are now looking for a Research Engineer who will focus on process development activities when new processes are scaled up from lab scale to Pilot scale.

More specifically will your tasks include:

  • Work with scale-up of chemical processes from lab scale to pilot scale

  • Develop batch records for pilot scale evaluation, performing risk assessments and run the method in pilot scale

  • Contribute in trouble shooting activities

  • To plan, execute and document project work to reach given objectives

  • Independently report accomplished tasks in writing or orally

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • MSc in Chemical Engineering or related fields

  • Experience from laboratory work, pilot scale work as well as large scale work

  • Good communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals and in group settings

  • English and Swedish as working languages

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience from techniques for particle synthesis methods, e.g. emulsification processes

  • Experience of industrial development work

  • Delivery focus

  • Good trouble shooting ability

  • Professional attitude to processes and routines

Locations: Sweden ; Uppsala

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.