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Burns & McDonnell Senior Process Engineer - Life Sciences / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Atlanta, Georgia


Burns & McDonnell is seeking a mid to senior level process engineer to help grow our life sciences and pharmaceutical department. This individual will be client-facing and work with junior staff on the execution of projects. Optimum candidates will have strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable presenting to clients and mentoring colleagues.

Work includes assisting with conceptual studies, detailed design, field installation, construction support. Maintains and promotes a focus on Burns & McDonnell final deliverables.


  • Ensures effective communications with other engineering disciplines.

  • Ensures effective management of change.

  • Lead in preparing and developing instrument specifications, instrument and instrument valve data sheets, RFQs, technical bid summaries, purchase recommendations, construction packages.

  • Lead in developing process scope, including PFD's and process design basis documents.

  • Lead in reviewing instrument and control systems vendor drawings and data.

  • Interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, detailers/designers.

  • Lead in the review of P&ID's, mechanical package specifications, controls system specifications, and electrical deliverables.


Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering with 7 or more years' experience in Process Engineering for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Aseptic Fill Finish experience required. Oral Solid/Liquid Dose experience preferred.

  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.

  • Experienced in field instruments and control valve selection, calculation and detailed specifications.

  • Knowledge of applicable design standards

  • Ability to travel.

  • Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.


Job Chemical Engineering

Primary Location US-SC-Greenville

Other Locations US-GA-Atlanta

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 182352



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