Packaging Process Engineer in Indianapolis at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of Animal Health products, seeking a Packaging Process Engineer for their site located near Indianapolis, Indiana. The Packaging Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership and knowledge of packaging equipment to ensure Animal Health products are packaged in a safe and quality manner.

Responsibilities of the Packaging Process Engineer:
  • As the blister packaging equipment expert, this role will be sought out to provide technical opinions, participate in peer reviews and define business justifications for improvements/changes.
  • This role will be responsible for establishing the program to understand process variability, reduce process instability/upsets, and drive continuous process and equipment improvements.
  • Coaching and mentoring cross functionally will be required of the process engineer to instill packaging engineering first principle thinking.
  • The process engineer will lead efforts to improve yield and throughput of the packaging lines.
  • This role will lead complex root cause analysis for packaging process equipment.
  • This role will support new product launches and/or product changes.
  • Support packaging equipment Capital projects.
  • Assist leadership in recruiting, selection and development of professional staff
Requirements for Packaging Process Engineer:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering a must
  • 15 years experience in a Packaging Process Engineering
  • Knowledgeable of thermoforming packaging equipment
  • Ability to evaluate existing packaging operations, including bagging and thermoforming, and improve productivity
  • A deep/thorough understanding of packaging equipment and how to integrate into a fully functioning packaging line
  • Proficient in applying statistical process control methodologies
  • Proficiency with computer systems including Regulus, GMARS, Microsoft Office products and Trackwise
  • Strong problem solving capabilities including strategic and critical thinking
  • Deep understanding of packaging technologies utilized in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Thorough understanding of cGMP regulations and regulatory agencies packaging requirements
  • Must have experience in working with equipment vendors and distributors, for packaging engineering projects and support activities
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