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VTI Life Sciences Process Engineer in Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts

VTI Life Sciences (VTI) is seeking forward-thinking and ambitious engineers looking to accelerate their career in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We offer an opportunity to help support our teams of industry subject matter experts and thought leaders while consulting with some of the biggest companies in the Life Sciences industries.

We are looking to staff a Process Engineer for a 4+ month contract with our for our client in the Greater Boston area. The Process Engineer will provide process engineering technical support and leadership to develop and implement process concepts and designs on technically complex projects. The Process Engineer is responsible for coordinating with other disciplines including architects, mechanical, I&C, and electrical engineers and also client personnel to ensure the design requirements are met. Project sizes will vary, and will consist primarily of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or industrial process projects including both existing renovations / retrofits and new construction.


  • B.S. Degree in Chemical or Bio Engineering preferred

  • 5+ years of experience required

  • Experience with developing process strategies/philosophies for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or industrial processes required

  • Experience with FDA, EMA, and other regulatory standards and requirements required

  • Experience with MS Office products especially Word and Excel required

  • Lead projects from a process perspective, to direct the process design effort required

  • Advanced knowledge and application of cGMP’s and ASME BPE required


  • Gathering process data and develop project requirements.

  • Directing the development of mass balances and detailed equipment lists for complex processes.

  • Developing process description narratives, process flow diagrams, and P&IDs.

  • Working directly with facility planners to layout the process needs including space, adjacencies, and flows.

  • Working with the project manager and other discipline leads to ensure process deliverables and all the necessary details related to the process are delivered on time, fully coordinated, and within the project budget.

  • Researching process equipment providers and making recommendations / selections based on client and project requirements.

  • Writing process equipment specifications for complex equipment.

  • Writing testing requirements and attending factory acceptance tests (FATs) for equipment.

  • Following projects after construction documents are issued and reviewing submittals, answering RFIs, and making field visits to verify progression of process scope is proceeding per the intent of the design.

VTI Life Sciences strives to maintain and inspire professional excellence by providing Commissioning, Qualification, Quality Engineering, Automation and Validation Services to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Biologics and Medical Device industries. VTI offers professional development, training, competitive compensation, excellent benefits, 401K plus a stimulating and collaborative work environment. We are committed to providing exciting career opportunities in a work environment that values trust, respect, openness, teamwork, creative talent, enthusiasm and diligence.

As one of the leading global Commissioning, Qualification and Validation Services organizations, VTI is always looking for innovative, talented and experienced validation professionals for our multinational and global offices. We offer some of the best salary and benefit packages in the industry for our full-time/permanent employees as well as competitive hourly pay for our contractors.

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