These jobs suit:
- Candidates with a process, chemical, production, manufacturing, industrial or other relevant engineering qualification
Examples of jobs in this category include:
1) Process Engineer
– (also known as a chemical engineer) is responsible for designing, implementing, controlling and optimizing industrial processes, especially continuous ones within the chemical, petrochemical, agriculture, mineral processing, advanced material, food, pharmaceutical, and biotechnological industries.
2) Manufacturing Engineer
– responsible for the development, design, implementation, and monitoring of equipment, tools, and machinery used in the manufacturing process. Their primary goal is to create the stages of a manufacturing system that ultimately produces a product in the most time-efficient and cost-effective way possible, while always maintaining staff safety and product quality.
3) Mechanical Engineer
– responsible for designing, developing, building, and testing all sorts of mechanical devices, tools, engines and machines. Mechanical Engineers are more likely to work in medical device manufacturing.
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How you’d change your career to an engineering job in pharma:
Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineers
- Even with an engineering qualification and engineering work experience, you’ll still need to understand the specific rules and regulations of pharma manufacturing. Check out the 18-week Conversion Course into Engineering Roles in Pharma for more details.
Process Engineers and Chemical Engineers
You generally don’t need any additional training but you could certainly benefit from taking a course on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) if you have no experience working in a GMP manufacturing environment or have not covered them in your undergraduate p