Process[MR1]  Engineer

MMR Consulting is committed to delivering high quality, robust engineering and sales consulting solutions for the Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Life Sciences Industries. We serve as  direct technical support and life line for various industries. We at MMR have a passion for our people and our clients, with the majority of our staff being end-users within their industries at one time in their careers; we understand the needs of our clients.


MMR’s services range throughout all stages of pharmaceutical projects. A typical engineering project may include support from initial concept development, up to technical support after systems have initiated operations, in addition to acting as an ‘owner’s representative’ throughout the project. Our vision is to be a customer focused, engineering and consulting firm, and to make complex projects seem very seamless for our clients. A breakdown of a typical engineering project’s services may include initial feasibility assessment, budget, scope, schedule development and project planning, various stages of engineering and specifications development, tendering and management of suppliers and contractors, supervising installations, authoring and executing commissioning and validation protocols, performing start-up activities such as training, technical support, SOPs, spare parts implementation.


This is an outstanding opportunity to join our growing team, where the successful candidate will work with a group of engineers involved in the design, project management, commissioning and start-up of various processes, systems and facilities.

Your job duties include but are not limited to:

·         Provide technical guidance into the design, project management (project budget and schedule management), commissioning, qualification, and start-up of various processes and equipment, which could  include upstream biotech processes (fermentation, bioreactors, centrifugation), downstream / purification biotech processes (chromatography, micro/nano filtration, tangential flow filtration (TFF)), clean in place (CIP) systems, bulk chemicals storage and distribution, clean utilities (purified water, water for injection, pure steam, clean compressed air, etc.).

·         Prepare/review process-engineering drawings. Drawings may include Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Process Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), equipment drawings, 3D models.

·         Perform equipment sizing, including heat exchanger, pump, piping, control valve sizing and heat&mass balances calculations.

·         Prepare/review technical data sheets for various equipment, instrumentation, and systems.

·         Prepare/review risk assessments and process hazards Analysis (PHAs).

·         Prepare/review alarms and interlocks list, process automatic operation and control logic/sequences, as required for process automation.

·         Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and other cross-functional departments (automation engineering, facilities engineering, process engineering, validation, project management, operations, quality, and safety to drive project progress, facilitate decisions, and provide updates.

·         Prepare, review, update, execute commissioning and validation protocols, as well as requirements specifications, such as User Requirements Specification (URS) and Function Requirement Specification (FRS).

·         Support and execute factory acceptance test (FAT), site acceptance test (SAT), system engineering studies and commissioning protocols.

·         Work may require occasional support over shutdowns or extended hours, specifically during installation and commissioning / validation phases.

·         The work may require working out of client’s facilities, which are typically in the Greater Toronto Area (within one hour driving distance of Toronto).

·         Work may be involved with other aspects such as client-management (maintain key Client relationships in support of business development and pursuit of new work), project scheduling/budgeting, coordination of client and MMR resources for effective project delivery, supporting business development (providing technical support to the sales as required for proposals/opportunities), presenting at industry conferences/publishing papers etc.

·         Visit construction and installation sites, wear necessary safety PPE.

·         Supervise contractors during critical installations of process equipment and associated utilities.

·         Other duties as assigned by client, and/or MMR, based on workload and project requirements.

·         Provide technical guidance to junior process engineers.

·         Supervise contractors during critical installations of process equipment and associated utilities.

·         10-20% travel as project require.


·         Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices as they relate to the pharmaceutical / biotech industry.

·         Good understanding of upstream bioprocess and downstream purification process.

·         Experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS)

·         3+ years of experience in process engineering, commissioning, and validation of various systems.

·         Possess leadership skills, and able to take initiative to lead projects, involving multiple stakeholders, departments, and varying complexity.

·         Basic knowledge of AutoCAD.

·         Engineering degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemical Engineering.

·         Travel may be required on occasion.

·         Good English language skills


·         Full-time and permanent employment;

·         Annual salary of $90,000 plus all work-related expenses would be shouldered by the company;

·         Medical, Dental, Disability Insurance, WSIB;

·         35 hours per week with flexible work options (Work-from-home and in-person available)


·         81 Zenway Blvd, Unit 3A, Vaughan, ON, L4H 0S5, Canada


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