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Manufacturing Engineer

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Job Details
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Company Name
CSL Behring
Physical Address

Kankakee, IL 60901
Job Description

Manufacturing EngineerUnited States of AmericaR-0966272010 CSL Behring L.L.C.

About CSL

With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 22,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.

CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma , one of the world’s largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL’s therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!

Job Description


Providing Plant Engineering support to the manufacturing departments. The main focus of this role is to directly support the assigned manufacturing department with engineering services and process equipment and facility lifecycle management to continuously improve plant safety, technical compliance, and equipment/process reliability.

+ Ensure the technical reliability as well as the work and plant safety of production facilities in the assigned manufacturing department.

+ Planning of necessary technical changes and replacement investments on the basis of weak-point/bottleneck analyses and long-term, obsolescence strategies.

+ Ensure technical documentation in the assigned manufacturing department is up-to-date incl. archiving of technical documents.

+ Ensure facilities are compliant with the government codes.

+ Update maintenance and calibration plans collaborating with the engineering facility expert groups.

+ Budget planning such as Scope and User Requirements for replacement and upgrade measures (long-term, obsolescence strategy).

+ Performing and updating risk analysis of technical processes to identify critical equipment and optimization of maintenance approaches.

+ Managing of upgrade and small investment projects (with an investment normally covered by an ACAR).

+ Support assigned manufacturing department in the assessment and handling of technical deviations.

+ Support assigned manufacturing department by creating technical Change-Control requests.

+ Supports projects by participating on project teams as Manufacturing Engineering representative.

+ Coordinating/Overseeing technical shutdowns in assigned manufacturing department.

+ Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.


+ Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent degree.

+ Minimum 3 years of engineering experience within a manufacturing facility, preferably in a pharmaceutical, API or biotech environment.

+ Thorough knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and applications.

+ Solid understanding of cGMP guidelines.

+ Preferred candidate will have bulk and/or purification pharmaceutical process experience.

+ Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Project, Excel and Word with specific strength in graphing functions.


State/Province : Illinois

City : Kankakee

Street Address : 1201 N. Kinzie

Primary Location : CSL Behring Kankakee

Full Time/Part Time : Full Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

CSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please click below.

CSL makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status (specifically status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, armed forces service medal veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran) or other classification protected by applicable US federal, state or local law. CSL complies with all applicable employment laws, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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