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Jacobs Fill Finish/Sterile Drug Product Manufacturing - Subject Matter Expert in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures. We’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their advanced manufacturing facilities that are changing our world.    

As a Fill Finish/Sterile Drug Product Manufacturing – Subject Matter Expert, BioPharma, you’ll join our collaborative team providing our clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural design, construction management, and design-build project delivery. We are looking for a passionate Fill Finish/Sterile Drug Manufacturing- SME in Conshohocken, PA who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations, and challenging the status quo.   

You’ll serve as a top-level technical or functional expert; often working on multiple projects and programs that support one or more clients in the PharmBio industry, specifically, Drug Product/Fill & Finish facility manufacturing design including feasibility through to detailed design and construction / qualification. The candidate shall possess the skills required to successfully define, develop and execute project tasks and deliverables, be a collaborative team player, develop and maintain client relationships and have a strong drive to deliver to clients. The Principal Technologist analyzes and performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies. You’ll drive technical discussions and decisions based on cost, operability, schedule and technical suitability. You will work with clients to solve various problems associated with the project and will apply expert functional knowledge and experience to provide optimal project solutions. Tasks performed may include business development activities, including providing technical input to proposal efforts. At the higher levels, the Technologist may serve as a technical task or project leader and may have supervisory responsibilities. The Principal Technologist maintains current knowledge of relevant developments in their professional area of expertise, participates in special projects, and represents Jacobs at various technical conferences as required. You will develop and promote process technologies, recommend strategy, best practice methodologies and cost models. You will perform project tasks independently and may direct the efforts of others, including training, developing and mentoring rising talent identified for the Technologist pool.

Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle project challenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment. You’ll bring your expertise to solve complex problems, ensuring the soaring success of our Life Sciences projects. 

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local. 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 15-20 years of relevant experience in engineering/design firm setting with a focus on Life Sciences

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree. Bio/Chemical Engineering preferred.

  • In-depth understanding of Life Sciences client requirements and how they relate within the current technical environment.

  • Operating facility and/or equipment technical specification/design experience essential.

  • Ability to anticipate needs and formulate customized solutions to client issues that address the successful management and/or delivery of proposed projects.

  • Ability to deliver and support technical presentations to clients and staff.

  • Experience working with Sales Leadership on new business proposals and proposal development.

  • Experience in designing and embedding performance management programs, focused on quality, accountability, and improvement as they relate to project success.

  • Experience leading the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client.

  • Ability to travel; conducting global site visits to support program and technical reviews and presents on project status.

  • Proven ability to author articles and to present at conferences and evidence of active participation in industry organizations required.

  • Proven knowledge of QdD principles and their implementation in Facility Design.

  • Expert working knowledge of critical unit operations including Formulation, Filling, Lyophilization, Inspection and Packaging.

  • Active committee member of ISPE, PDA and other industry bodies.

  • Recognized globally by clients as a critical thinker, sought after by global clients to carry out peers’ reviews.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Professional Engineer Registration/Chartered Engineer a requirement

  • Advanced Degree Masters or equivalent strongly preferred

  • Desire to own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experience.


#LifesciencesJacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.