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Sr Manufacturing Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04639
Location: Branchburg, New Jersey
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Branchburg, NJ
Contract length: 1 year *extension possible based on performance*
Hourly Pay Rate: $35-$40/hr
Start Date: 9/24/18

Seeking a Manufacturing Engineer proficient in Filling & Packaging equipment specification, procurement, installation and commissioning in a GMP environment. Ability to manage multiple equipment (new or upgrades) projects through to completion under minimal to no supervision. Excellent verbal/written communication skills, scheduling tasks/meetings and overall task management of equipment projects are essential pre-requisites for the position.

Job Description:
  • Uses technical/business knowledge and expertise to support Operations in the design, scale-up, optimization, specification, procurement, installation and qualification of filling and packaging processes or equipment.
  • Supports the preparation of any user/system requirements, bid package, capital justification, and factory acceptance/commissioning testing for all new filling and packaging equipment.
  • Defines specifications of diagnostic equipment and packaging components in accordance with manufacturing capabilities and marketing objectives.
  • Applies engineering principles and financial expertise to improve diagnostic manufacturing performance, promote cost reductions and achieve optimum level of quality and efficiency.
  • Ability to manage equipment projects from design concept/user requirements through to installation/qualification, including collaboration with suppliers/vendors.
  • Prepares production documents (Packaging Records, Filling Records, Labeling Records) as needed.
  • Investigates and resolves problems related to existing equipment functionality, and determines root cause of issues in conjunction with customer complaints.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience with GMP manufacturing operations, equipment and equipment suppliers, preferably automated liquid filling and packaging.
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to establish priorities to finish tasks, ability to multitask, track status/progress and report/present updates as required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with stakeholders, e.g. Filling, Packaging, Quality Assurance, and Procurement.
  • Excellent technical writing skills required.
  • Previous good manufacturing practices (GMP) or background in an FDA-regulated environment in an engineering support role a plus.
  • Proficient skills level with using Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Visio and MS Project.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering or Industrial Engineering, with 5-10 years work-related experience.