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Purification Technology Engineer

Winchester, Kentucky
Base + Target Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
Closing date
Jan 1, 2023

Job Details

Purification Technology Engineer - Winchester, KY (On-site)



Responsible for the development of innovative process technologies.  Supports efforts to maximize asset utilization and operational efficiency by assisting manufacturing sites with troubleshooting, cost reduction and introduction of new products and process technologies.  Assists with the direction of or participates on project teams within the PMP process.  Plans bench, pilot and production scale trials and utilizes results in support of projects.


Purification Technology provides engineering/technical support for three major functions:

1) Manufacturing Support and Process Development geared towards three goals: Cost reduction. Continuous improvement. Trouble-shooting.

2) Process and Product Development, including, but not limited to: Design and scale-up of new processes Testing of new equipment and new technologies Technology transfer to Manufacturing

3) Project Management: Manage all stages of a project from idea phase to implementation.


You Will:

  • Design and conduct laboratory and pilot-scale experiments to evaluate new purification technologies, optimize existing technologies, and/or perform process development work for new products.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret and effectively communicate data from lab and pilot-scale experiments.
  • Analyze new technologies for process robustness, safety issues, and waste generation.
  • Manage or participates on projects according to the PMP process
  • Lend expertise to the manufacturing sites and other groups as needed.
  • Research new innovative technologies and summarize findings.
  • Support team as needed with analytical work.
  • Support team in coordinating, scheduling, and running experiments at outside facilities.
  • Recommend improvements to Improved Plant for new or existing production technology.
  • Assist in scale-up of processes to production scale and help troubleshoot scale-up issues.
  • Lead or assist in writing technical transfer package and help the team qualify new processes at production scale.
  • Assist in preparation of Business Case Analyses for Pilot or Plant site changes.
  • Assist in preparing Business Needs Memo in support of new large projects.
  • Work with other functions to ensure execution of experiments on a timely manner.  
  • Coordinate sampling and shipping of samples to external contract labs
  • Maintain supplies, notebooks and records.
  • Demonstrate and use scientific methods in experimental designs.
  • Apply technical concepts and experience to specific assignments.
  • Organize data and observations into reports for management.
  • Collaborate with co-workers to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical information to customers when applicable.


We Bring:

  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare benefits.
  • A place to grow and develop.
  • A company that is purpose-led and performance-driven in a corporate culture that values people and planet.
  • The opportunity to work on growing brands and build on a strong foundation.
  • The chance to make improvements and make an impact on the business.


You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • 3+ years of related industry experience.
  • Previous experience in a GMP biotech/pharmaceutical/food environment helpful.
  • Knowledge of DOE and proficiency in Minitab is preferred but not required.
  • Requires broad knowledge of engineering theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use these in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.
  • Requires an advanced level of computer literacy, basic data entry skill with spreadsheet programs and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint and Access).
  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Ability to make decision on own when applicable or defer to manager when necessary on assigned tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to multitask while maintaining attention to details as needed.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to adjust workload to meet varying schedules.
  • Requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally for manufacturing or quality support, technical consultation and training


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


About DSM Biomedical DSM Biomedical is a market leader in regenerative medicine and in the supply of biomaterials for medical devices. We have established a team of exceptionally talented and experienced individuals who are committed to innovation, collaboration and improving the medical professional and patient experiences. Our company possesses expertise in the research, development, scale-up and supply of novel materials and medical devices. This market is growing at a double digit rate and is characterized by long term commitment. Intellectual property is of paramount importance in this high value added market arena. DSM Biomedical is organized in several business units around a combination of technological platforms. These business units are regionally anchored and serve a global customer base. DSM Biomedical is part of the DSM Innovation Center and provides a proprietary product portfolio with coatings, drug delivery platforms and a wide range of biomedical materials that enable the replacement, repair, enhancement and the regeneration of tissue and organ functions in the body. Its novel materials-based solutions are designed to meet the needs of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The ultimate objective is to improve the outcome for patients. DSM’s medical device expertise spans one of the broadest portfolios of medical materials, including biostable polyurethanes, ultra high molecular weight polyethylenes, resorbable polymers, ceramics, collagens, extracellular matrices, silicone hydrogels, device coatings, and drug delivery platforms. Millions of products are produced each year for applications in orthopedics, sports medicine, ophthalmology, general surgery and cardiology. About Royal DSM Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and biobased materials. DSM’s 24,500 employees deliver annual net sales of around €10 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found at

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