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Senior Process Engineer – Stockholm

About KeyPlants

We are a world leading provider of life science facilities, with head quarter in Stockholm City. We bring Engineering and Project Solutions that make a difference and have, since founded in 2010, been pioneers in bringing the modular facility concept to the pharmaceutical industry. 


At KeyPlants, you will work with highly skilled engineers, providing services to a global customer base, ranging from emerging biotech to big pharma. Further, you will get a chance to combine your technical skills with the commercial perspective. 


In your role as a Senior Process Engineer at KeyPlants, you will work in large pharma projects throughout the entire project phase, from front-end through execution. You will be responsible for process lead through the complete project cycle, including design, installation, and commissioning at customer site. You will be working mainly in an international project setting.


Main tasks include:

  • Process design (PID development, process simulation)
  • Process equipment lead (URS, design, Procurement support)
  • Installation management of process equipment and commissioning
  • Produce specifications and performance data sheets for complex process equipment
  • Leading the development of process flow diagrams and guiding the development of P&IDs
  • Establishing a process design basis, developing process options, and optimization of selected design
  • Staying abreast of the latest technologies used in the industry and being aware of the approximate costs of the various technologies that could be used to solve our clients’ design challenges.
  • Maintaining effective communication with project team members, suppliers and clients
  • Coaching and support of the other process engineers.

To succeed in the role, we believe that you thrive in settings with complex solutions and large projects, working with international customers.

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in chemical / mechanical / bio engineering or similar
  • +5 years’ work experience in process industry, preferably designing complex manufacturing facilities and/or process equipment
  • Biotech or Pharmaceutical experience is preferred, as well as knowledge of cGMPs
  • Experience with Filling, packaging, Freeze Drying process is meritorious

Fluent in Swedish and English, in writing and speech

Preferred Qualities:
  • Driven, with a strong and forward-facing leadership style and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Proactive and strong in planning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivate others and enables team work and collaboration
  • A decision-maker – daring to make decisions together with the organization
  • Goal-oriented
  • Lacking prestige
What you get:
  • Possibility to make a difference in the world by creating “Solutions that make a difference”
  • A solid, profitable and fast-growing company with a project organizational structure, where you can truly make a difference and contribute to the success of the company
  • A company with a strong culture and highly skilled colleagues. We deal with challenges and solve problems together and help each other to continuously improve
  • Good opportunities to grow and develop within the role and company

Apply today by sending your CV to Head of HR, Anna Brorsdotter, via email: [email protected]


If you have questions regarding the position, please contact recruiting manager Jia Dong by email [email protected]

We are looking forward to your application!

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