Process Control Manager

Location: Dudley, Northumberland, UKDepartment: Manufacturing and SupplyReference: VN164
Summary of the Process Control Manager role

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the Process Control Manager will manage the Process Control department including staff and software systems to ensure the company requirements are met as well as managing and coordinating software standards and the implementation of control software to those standards.

  • Co-ordinating the process control software standard and specifications on all projects.
  • Managing project software content to ensure the specifications are met, are on time and cost effective.
  • Working in conjunction with the production support departments to ensure that the software process control performance meets with operational requirements.
  • Acting as a project leader/lead engineer in projects as appropriate.
  • Complying with all HSE requirements including safety policies and procedures.
  • Conducting workplace inspections, audits and investigations as required.
  • Responsible for software design within safety, quality and environmental standards.
  • Taking part in HAZOP and CHAZOP studies onsite.
  • Training and development of engineers and production personnel in software applications and standards.
  • Developing and managing the asset management policy to be incorporated into the Site Master Plan.
  • Reducing maintenance expenditure by varying work methods and improving productivity as well as reducing material costs by improved stores and purchasing functions.
  • Preparing process control project capital expenditure forecasts and delivering to budget.

Requirements for the role
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Control Engineering.
  • Significant process control software experience preferably within a chemical or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Good management, leadership and influencing skills.
  • Good understanding of engineering and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Precise and logical methods of working.
  • Must have good problem solving and decision-making skills.

How you will be rewarded

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, pension scheme, private healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work scheme, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support including medical consultations and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme, employee referral scheme, sports and social club as well as opportunity for training and further career development.

Why consider Sterling?

Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complimented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.

Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 

Sterling is an equal opportunity employer. 

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2022