Process Engineering Specialist [RR#2017-66]
Toronto - Canada
Posted April 21, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.

Assists the Technical Operations department in generation of protocols, master batch record review, batch analysis, Quality Investigation Report/Quality Deviation Report (QIR/QDR) follow-up and process execution.

Key Requirements

Quality and Technical Support:

  1. Investigates Technical Writing/Technical Operations issues (system control, Quality Investigation Report (QIR)/Quality Deviation Report (QDR)

  2. Tracks/follows-up on outstanding Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) items for the Technical Operations department

  3. Generates protocols.

  4. Assesses and approves change controls

  5. Attends Quality Improvement meetings

  6. Assists in the coordination of project information between Account Management, Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC) and Commercial Operations

  7. Supports Technical Operations team with process execution/equipment trials

  8. Performs batch analysis

  9. Attends key project team meetings, client teleconferences and on-site visits


    Master Batch Record Generation Approval:

  1. Reviews and approves processing and packaging masters.
  2. Works closely with the Technical Operations Team and Commercial departments in the design of work orders.



  1. Works closely with Technical Writers and Production supervisory staff to ensure timely completion of Commercial manufacturing activities
  2. Attends weekly scheduling meetings



  1. Provides training to new Technical Writers and monitors ongoing training to current Technical Writers as required
  2. Other duties as assigned.


Degree in Science, Engineering, or related field



2 years related experience in Master Batch Record preparation within the Pharmaceutical Industry, including proven abilities in report writing and batch record preparation required



Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

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