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Designs and develops manufacturing processes for injectable drug products, taking into consideration problems inherent in the transfer of technology from research to manufacturing. Such design and development may include new or revised dosage processes. Develops procedures for the economical mass production in cooperation with pilot-plant and production departments. Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over applicable variables; and services, troubleshoots and solves production process problems with processes or equipment already in operation. Requires understanding of compliance, pharmaceutical, pharmacological, biological, biochemical, medical, patent and commercial factors.
The Process Engineer identifies and implements efficiency, safety, quality and/or cost improvements on equipment and processes. Possesses the ability to critically analyze Drug Product manufacturing processes for reproducibility, ruggedness, and root cause failure investigations of day to day operations. Requires developing strategies and systems to improve process performance. Ability to work in cross-functional teams with focus on deliverables, timelines, and meeting customer expectations and requirements. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions, Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. Implements corrective actions and coordinates activities in conjunction with the appropriate enabling groups, i.e. engineering, quality, maintenance, operations, etc. Acts as customer project manager on engineering projects. Partners with engineering to deliver projects that meet scope, schedule, and budget while fulfilling the operational needs of the project. The successful candidate for this position will interact with Injectable Manufacturing/Filling/Inspection/Packaging, Project Engineering, Maintenance, Quality Operations, DP Manufacturing Project Transfer Teams in the support of Drug Product manufactured in APS (Aseptic Processing North) and APN (Aseptic Processing South). Candidate will lead Operational Excellence initiatives (i.e. Kanban, M1 investigations, Green Belt certification, etc.) and routinely interact on the production floor and with Quality and Maintenance colleagues. Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to achieve results causes serious delays in meeting departmental objectives. Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the shortage of life saving medicines. Leads and motivates others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose.