pharmaceutical engineer


Pharmaceutical engineers design and develop technologies used in pharmaceutical research and drugs manufacture, advising the pharmaceutical manufacturing plants to maintain and operate those technologies and ensuring the customers` and workers` safety requirements are met. They may also be involved in the conception and design of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and research centers.

Alternative label

  • biotechnology engineer

  • pharmaceutical manufacturing engineer

  • pharmaceutical technology engineering expert

  • pharmaceutical engineering developer

  • pharmaceuticals engineer

  • pharmaceutical engineering consultant

  • pharmaceutical technology engineer

  • pharmaceutical engineering expert

  • pharmaceutical research engineer

  • pharmaceutical technology engineering specialist

  • pharmaceutical project engineer

  • pharmaceutical technology engineering adviser

  • pharmaceutical engineering adviser

  • pharmaceutical process engineer

  • pharmaceutical development engineer

  • pharmaceutical production engineer

  • pharmaceutical engineering specialist

  • pharmaceutical technology engineering consultant

  • pharmaceutical engineering designer and developer

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