Associate Process Engineer

Pennsylvania, Lehigh valley Lehigh valley USA
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Job Description

  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision of the 4 I’s: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and involvement

  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

  • Establishes a solid focus on long-term continuous improvement activities through interaction with the entire Engineering and Operations Staff. Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment, and purchase of new equipment / technology

  • Collaborates with Production to modify workflow barriers and arrangements in order to increase throughput

  • Recognizes and Resolves process flow barriers through daily observations and interaction with production personnel

  • Recommends and leads cost saving initiatives as it relates to business objectives, current Projects, and future investments in technology and Production / Manufacturing processes

  • Drives engineering project initiatives to increase machine speeds, reduce labor hours, and reduce reject rates.

  • Completes deviation investigations, change controls and corrective/preventative actions

  • Evaluates and standardizes machine setups to maximize both run speed and quality.

  • Utilize SMED initiatives to streamline processes and techniques

  • Incorporates Six Sigma techniques to enhance quality and reduce rejects

  • Provides and maintains other supporting documentation for designs and projects

  • Proficient in leading and managing multiple project engineering driven assignments from start to finish with sound project management methodologies

  • Provides individual project schedules and specifications to Engineering Management

  • Provides technical specifications for Engineering project designs, and machine upgrades

  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A four-year, Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college and/or university in Packaging, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with 1-3 years of equivalent experience OR 7-10 years of relevant experience in cGMP, Bio Tech, pharmaceutical or food

  • Well versed in process improvement, industrial design applications that pertain to a job shop environment. Must have prior mechanical and process equipment experience. Must be results oriented and comfortable training and coaching others

  • Must have a baseline level of mechanical aptitude

  • Must have strong analytical skills

  • Must be able to multitask and respond to shifting priorities

  • Must be able to complete project specific tasks such as research for cutting edge options from the industry, capital appropriations, implement through change control/management process, prepare project status reports independently or under minimum guidance
  • Must also possess knowledge of Microsoft applications and supporting programs including (Outlook, Word and Excel).

  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in food, biotech or pharmaceutical packaging/manufacturing experience

  • Experience and/or certifications in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and/or PPI (Practical Process Improvements)

  • Experience and/or Certifications in AutoCAD or other CAD Software

  • Experience and/or certifications in Industrial Process Automations such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron etc. and/or Hands-on experience in troubleshooting

  • Experience and/or certifications in specialized software tools such as Trackwise, Microsoft Project, Visio

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Job Details

ID #2629118
State Pennsylvania
City Lehigh valley
Full-time
USD
Source Thermo Fisher Scientific
Showed 2019-08-13
Date 2019-08-10
Deadline 2019-10-09
Category Science/biotech