Plant Engineering Co-op (Spring 2023)

Cleveland, Ohio

Posted in Pharmaceuticals

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Job Info

The Plant Engineering Co-op will work on teams within Xellia's various functional groups to gain hands-on work experience in our growing, fast-paced pharmaceutical company. The position will provide the opportunity to apply your general engineering knowledge to real-life applications and projects, while gaining beneficial professional skills and an understanding of industry practices and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies general engineering theories, principles and knowledge to process and facility design, testing, quality, safety, and aseptic production activities.
  • Works in a team environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet project goals.
  • Assists in identifying and driving opportunities for improvement, making constructive suggestions to improve process effectiveness, product quality and operating efficiency.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills in order to relay information and generate necessary documents for the job function aimed at the intended audience.
  • Read, comprehend and execute Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and instruction documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend and interpret equipment manuals, P&ID's, mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Partner with Quality to ensure processes and products are in compliance with all local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Oversee that processes are in cGMP compliance and establish systems that identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change to improve process effectiveness to heighten quality. Develop knowledge of and understand regulatory requirements such as 21CFR part 210 and 211, cGMP's, FDA, OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Personnel engaged in the manufacture, processing, packing, or holding of a drug product shall wear clean clothing appropriate for the duties they perform. Personal Protective Equipment, such as head, face, hand, and arm coverings, shall be worn as necessary to protect drug products from contamination.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited engineering undergraduate or graduate program (mechanical, chemical, bio-medical, etc.)
  • Strong Academic Performance
  • Ability to understand, and work with, regulatory requirements such as 21CFR part 210 and 211, cGMP's, FDA, OSHA, EPA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US
  • Interest in pursuing a career in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Xellia Pharmaceuticals is owned by Novo Holding A/S and is a specialty pharmaceutical company leading in the development, manufacture and supply of anti-infective treatments. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Xellia has global facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia, currently employing over 1700 people. With over 100 years of industry experience in developing last resort treatments for infectious diseases, Xellia is focused on the supply of products which not only save lives, but also improve and enhance patients' quality of life. Together with us, you can help lead the fight against bacterial infections.

Read more about Xellia Pharmaceuticals here

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