To fight these viruses and other invisible viruses, the world needs biotech engineers. In addition to helping scientists develop vaccines to fight viruses, biotech engineers are needed in four key industries, including healthcare (medicine), agriculture, waste treatment, and food production.
Biotech engineers help with the improvement, expansion and development of bioprocesses from laboratory scale to production scale.
The following four types of bioengineers can be found in the industry:
A BIOCHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT TECHNICIAN: Biochemists combine knowledge of technology, biology and chemistry to produce products from raw materials and to develop the processes to achieve this. You are responsible for the design and scaling of processes, instruments and devices from the laboratory to the pilot plant and the manufacturing process.
A MANUFACTURER: You are responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of methods, operational procedures and processes in manufacturing.
A VALIDATION TECHNICIAN: As a validation engineer, you are responsible for the calibration and validation of devices and systems. They also help in specifying, selecting and negotiating competitive prices for devices.
A QUALITY CONTROL ENGINEER: As a quality control engineer, you are responsible for maintaining a product’s quality standards.
The work of biotech engineers includes the following:
1) Design and construction of a chemical and pharmaceutical plant.
2) Working with scientists and other disciplines in the development and implementation of new products and production techniques.
3) Provision of engineering services for manufacturing companies.
4) work in production; Modify and optimize production processes.
5) Maintenance of production lines and machines.