Engineering Project Manager – Seattle, WA

Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday
Office Location: Bothell, WA.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Target salary range $90K-$140K annually.

Job Description

RPA Engineering is searching for an Engineering Project Manager to join our team and lead projects for a pharmaceutical/biologics client in the Seattle, WA and Pacific Northwest areas.  The position requires thorough knowledge of project management techniques, engineering, and capital construction project execution in a rapidly expanding cGMP setting.

Education & Experience


  • BS Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or similar).
  • 3+ years of experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical or life sciences manufacturing industry.
  • Engineering project management experience (managing scope, schedule, budget, quality, etc.).
  • Strong MS Office skills (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 5+ years of experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical or life sciences manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in working with multi-discipline projects, preferably with a consulting engineering firm.
  • Experience with cGMP in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Experience using MS Project.

Tasks, Responsibilities, and Utilized Skills

  • Highly organized individual, responsible for coordination and tactical management of all technical activities on assigned projects.
  • The position is instrumental in ensuring delivery of engineering / construction services to the manufacturing plant, quality control and process development laboratories, offices, and warehouses. Daily interaction with contractors and vendors in the field is a core job component. This is a hands-on position.
  • Maintaining a project plan, keeping stakeholders involved and informed of schedule progress.
  • Controlling project expenditures to ensure delivery within the approved budget. Providing updated forecasts.
  • Ensuring adequate quality assurance and control techniques are in place to meet quality targets.
  • Identifying, monitoring & reporting project risks and mitigation plans.
  • Resolving project issues utilizing clear, concise, effective communication.
  • Managing the configuration of all project deliverables.
  • Job will generally be performed in an office environment but will require travel to and visit a client’s office, production facility or industrial/construction job site. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.

Company Benefits

  • Excellent work-life balance and flexible work schedule
  • Hybrid work environment, ability to work from home part-time
  • Growth opportunities within the organization
  • Paid time off, sick time, and overtime
  • Parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Insurance plans (health, dental, vision, life, etc.)

RPA Engineering is a professional engineering consulting firm offering comprehensive mechanical, electrical and process engineering, machine design, structural analysis services, project management, and CQV. Operating for more than 30 years, RPA provides high quality, cost-effective engineering and design services from its multiple locations; and onsite corporate services.

 RPA Engineering was named in 2010 to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. based entrepreneurial companies. As part of the list, RPA Engineering was named as one of the top 100 Engineering firms in the country.

 RPA Engineering is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).

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