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We’re proud to hold longstanding partnerships with the world’s leading Life Sciences firms. From designing a facility to manufacture transformative therapies, to accelerating the delivery of life-saving products, we help our clients solve their most important challenges.
Our aim is to give the best minds of today the platform to create the cures of tomorrow.
As our clients work to meet aggressive timelines, we strive to be the catalyst for innovation. We provide end-to-end project delivery from a trusted partner in a fast, smart and safe way – on time and within budget.
With more than half a century’s relevant experience to draw upon, this adds up to a total one-stop facility service for our clients.
At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.
Working in a project based environment you will need a relevant honours degree as well as drive, enthusiasm and the ability to work on your own initiative. The role will involve a mixture of office and site based responsibilities. Although post qualification experience is not vital we are looking to attract people who can show experiences of teamwork and initiative. As a project based organisation, the ability to be flexible about location will be of benefit.
What you’ll be doing:
At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future – today.
You will be assigned specific responsibilities when you start and a mentor will be identified to help you with your development.
- Design bio/pharmaceutical facilities including primary and secondary processing.
- Process calculations and development of PFDs and P&IDs.
- Prepare specifications for process equipment and interface with supplier’s engineers to prepare technical bid analyses and recommendations to clients.
- Under general supervision develops basic engineering designs and specifications on assigned contract; provides process data to environmental groups,
- Reviews and approves equipment RFQ’s, bid tabulations and vendor data; assists in process field work.
- Prepares flow diagrams and participates in flow diagram reviews.
- Understands the importance of the flow diagram as a communication tool to other disciplines.
- Is able to prepare and review flow diagrams with total information to correspond to the flow sequence, operability and the safety of the unit/system.
- Answers questions, with confidence, from other disciplines and clients as to the requirement/function of each item on the flow sheet.
- Back checks, updates, and ensures consistency with related design documents such as specification sheets and with other units.
- Prepares and reviews metallurgy flow diagrams.
- Prepares process and utility equipment specification sheets. May be responsible for design of a system or a complete unit.
- Understands importance of the equipment specification sheet as a communication tool with other disciplines.
- Prepares equipment duty specifications for all equipment including complex equipment such as reactors.
- Reviews input from other disciplines for compatibility with process design for all equipment.
- Prepares detail design specification for all equipment.
- Performs specifications/calculations and technical studies.
- Completes conceptual developments of a major system and performs all necessary calculations for process design of systems and equipment within the assigned area.
- Performs relatively complex technical studies under general supervision.
- Ensures that calculations are legible, well organized, correctly references as to equipment/system, dated and signed.
- Assists in process field work.
- Shows a willingness to accept field assignments to fulfill project requirements (personal circumstances permitting).
- Performs, under general supervision, a plant checkout as required to ensure flow diagrams and designs have been correctly implemented and all tie-in correctly located.
- Assists, under general supervision, in operator training programs as required.
- Assists, under general supervision, in plant start-up and /or plant performance testing as required.
- Assists, under general supervision, in writing of the Process Final Job Report.
- Becomes knowledgeable of and adapts to the construction/operation environment.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- Honours Chemical Engineering Degree
- Ability to work on own initiative and to strict deadlines
- Organised and adaptable
- Design experience of API, biotech, tabletting or asceptic processes
- Expected to be knowledgeable in the design, operations and process development of pharmaceutical processes.
- Active membership in a professional body, such as the IChemE, ISPE, Parenteral Society, IEI, etc. is expected as a demonstration of self-development and professional qualification.
Start your journey with Jacobs
Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.
Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which compliments chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:
- Paid holidays of up to 34 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
- A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.
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