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Process Engineer

Vmrd, inc
Pullman, WA
Expired: June 06, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $65,000 to $85,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Company: VMRD, Inc., Pullman, WA

Job Title: Process Engineer

Type: FT, Exempt

Department: Manufacturing

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer is responsible for optimization of current processes as well as researching and developing new processes for manufacturing products.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Explores and adopts new approaches for manufacturing current and new products to improve production efficiency
  • Supports the development and transfer of process improvements and new products, including feasibility studies, scale-up, pre-validation development, validation, and post-validation evaluations such as trending of critical quality attributes and continuous process improvement
  • Explores and adopts automation possibilities to improve production efficiency
  • Leads project planning and project management of manufacturing upgrades
  • Manages costs to maximize profitability without compromising quality
  • Improvises and adapts as necessary to overcome manufacturing obstacles
  • Perform troubleshooting on products, equipment and systems
  • Assists with customer technical troubleshooting and support
  • Ensures that manufacturing processes meet internal and external requirements
  • Monitors and improves product quality by identifying issues through trend and investigational data and conducting/leading problem-solving using root cause analysis; provides technical impact assessments as required for QA to disposition impacted products
  • Follows all policies, protocols, and SOPs including all applicable regulatory and Environmental Health and Safety regulations
  • All other activities commensurate with the role, as required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational and process improvement skills
  • Good information technology skills, including proficiency with MS Office and other business software
  • Demonstrated competence in experimental design, problem solving, analytics and project management

Desired Qualifications and Experiences:
  • A minimum of three (3) years in biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, or similarly regulated environment supporting commercial manufacturing or product development
  • Additional training or experience, such as Lean Six Sigma, New Product Introduction, Statistical Process Control, Technical Writing, Product Lifecycle Management, Design of Experiments, or Validation

Education, Licenses and Certifications:
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in Engineering, Scientific, or related technical field is required. Advanced degree (or equivalent experience) is highly recommended.

Physical Requirements for the Job:
  • Position works with staff in various locations. Periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

Pay Range Data:
  • We anticipate filling this position at a range between $65k and $85k annually. We are open to reviewing additional candidates with more or less experience and the pay range may differ if filled at a different level. Our pay ranges are determined by job responsibility and regional benchmarks. We base our starting pay offer and title on job-related factors such as candidate experience, training, knowledge, and skills. The range listed is just one component of VMRD's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include bonuses.

Full Time Benefits
  • Paid Vacation: Starting at 12 days accrued/year based on length of service
  • Paid Holidays: 8 regular holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave for illness or qualified event: Up to 92 hours/year
  • Health insurance: Medical, Dental, Rx & Vision
    • Paid 80% of premium for employee & family
  • HealthiestYou Teladoc with access to free medical and mental health services
  • Health Savings Account with employer contributions
  • Paid Air Ambulance Membership
  • 401k: A 50% match of employee contribution up to 3% of salary
  • Paid Life Insurance Policy, AD&D and LTD
  • SmartDollar Membership

About Us:

VMRD (Veterinary Medical Research and Development) researches, develops and manufactures veterinary diagnostic test kits and related reagents for distribution in nearly eighty countries. VMRD's Testing Services division, performs specialized testing of raw materials, cells and seeds for the presence of adventitious agents according to regulatory guidelines for the global veterinary and pharmaceutical industries. VMRD delivers best in class products and services, making a positive impact on animal welfare through diagnostic laboratories, animal producers, veterinary vaccine manufacturers, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and veterinarians globally.

VMRD's mission is to provide high quality products, services and support to our customers, and to provide a harmonious and rewarding work environment for our employees. As a family centric company, we appreciate work life balance and strive to follow the Golden Rule.

VMRD's corporate office overlooks the rolling farmlands of Pullman, Washington, a town renowned for having a national top one hundred public school system as well as two local universities (WSU and UI). Located about ninety minutes south of Spokane, our vibrant local communities are engaged, safe and offer a multitude of amenities and recreational activities. Come enjoy a quality life and the scenic landscapes of the Palouse.


Vmrd, inc

Pullman, WA
99163 USA



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