Frankfort IL
United States of America
Date Posted

Production Engineer

Our client in the greater Chicago is looking for a Production Engineer for their pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate will have the following;

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Ensures the development and integration of new equipment or innovative technology. Drives LEAN and continuous improvement initiatives in production and analyze our current manufacturing operations to locate inefficiencies and the elimination of “non-value added” activities.
  • Conducts studies on engineering proposals to develop designs for process improvements, equipment redesigns, facility improvements and new equipment installation, utilizing and applying engineering principles, research data and proposed project specifications.
  • Proactively implements recommended optimizations and adjustments of production facilities and equipment including self-reliant assurance of GMP compliance (change management, qualification, and validation activities).
  • Must spend significant time “on the floor” across all operational shifts.
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing engineering solutions, developing processes, debug, and failure analyses.
  • Participates actively and collaboratively as a member of the operations team offering recommendations and ideas where appropriate.
  • Supports the coordination and planning of shutdown activities in regard to equipment and maintenance activities.
  • Supports Project Delivery department by providing input to all new projects for their department and actively engages in manufacturing, standard work, layout, validation, preventive maintenance, etc. discussions and reviews with consideration of cGMP compliance and Safety.
  • Oversees and provides support to Production Engineers in their daily work and maintenance planning for Operations. This work includes, but is not limited to: Maximizes efficiency/OEE (Operational Equipment Effectiveness), yield, output, & capacity of the systems.

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