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Senior Packaging Equipment Engineer

Company: Automated Systems, Inc.
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Packaging Equipment Engineer will support new packaging equipment front end planning, project definition, equipment specification/selection, design review, procurement, and other engineering activities for domestic projects. All this will be in support of oral solid dose pharmaceutical manufacturing of tablets, capsules, and powders. The Senior Packaging Equipment Engineer will demonstrate technical excellence to ensure that the goals and objectives of the projects are accomplished in the prescribed time frame and within the budget. 6 Month Full Time on site Contract with expected extensions. Full time - 1st shift Periodic domestic travel maybe required Duties and Responsibilities: -

  • Prepares the specification of packaging equipment, solicits equipment bids, review vendor's equipment proposals, and provides technical support to enable decision making on equipment selection.
    • Develops project feasibility and alternatives: include order of magnitude cost estimate, description of capacities, rates of production, material of construction.
      • Determines and optimizes equipment utilization requirements to achieve maximum productivity within project cost constraints.
        • Provides project justification and description with final project cost estimate and planned timing of implementation. -
          • Responsible for machine safety and the adherence to policies and regulations to ensure that all designs comply to safety standards.
            • Provides engineering support activities for manufacturing facilities, which include major capital projects, equipment upgrades, major equipment and system purchases as well as installations. Requirements Education: - B.S. Degree in Engineering preferably Mechanical Engineering. - Minimum 5 years of related engineering experience or manufacturing support, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry developing packaging equipment solutions An expertise skill level with the following equipment is required: - Bottle Fillers - Blister Fillers - Cappers - Labelers - Bar coding - Uhlmann Thermoforms - Cartoning - Case packers - Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. - - Organizational skills in leading engineering projects: capital project/equipment installation management and contractor and vendor management. - - Strong oral and written communication skills with international teams. - - Must be able to balance team and individual responsibilities to fosters group commitments to goals and objectives. - - Must understand business implications of decisions; aligns work with strategic goals. - - Must be able to display original thinking, creativity and resourcefulness which generate innovative approaches and ideas. - - Must be able to identify, recommend and influencing objectives, and developing a course of action to deliver objective results. Job Requirements:
              • Identifying process equipment improvements related to lubricated rotating equipment
              • Provide equipment operation troubleshooting support
              • Purchase equipment or items required for equipment or facilities
              • Shooting services for rotating equipment
              • Ensure engineering integrity on equipment
              • Operating and maintaining rotating equipment
              • Review rotating equipment thermodynamic and mechanical performance
              • Manage technical specifications for all equipment
              • Install power equipment-monitoring systems
              • Completed for the major rotating equipment
              • Maintain traceability of test equipment standards
              • Mentor the associate equipment engineers
              • Maintain equipment and perform systems troubleshooting
              • Assist in the installation of manufacturing equipment
              • Specify new equipment or modify existing equipment to continuously improve process performance
              • Recommend equipment improvements and/or manufacturing methods for improvement and all equipment
              • Establish equipment maintenance plan and implement the equipment purchasing and supply
              • Identifying failures causes on rotating equipment operation
              • Participate in specifying of new rotating equipment
              • Perform preventative maintenance services and equipment repair

Keywords: Automated Systems, Inc., Waukegan , Senior Packaging Equipment Engineer, Engineering , Gurnee, Illinois

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