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Associate Process Engineer - Manufacturing & Production

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Associate Process Engineer - Manufacturing and Production.

Allentown, PA

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Fisher Clinical Services, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a leading provider of global clinical supply chain. With unwavering commitment to service, science and process engineering, Fisher Clinical Services is powered by people with an exceptional commitment to quality, deeply instilled ethics of personal responsibility and unrivaled expertise. We are exclusively focused on serving the packaging and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. Whether planning, packaging, labeling, storing, or distributing the important supplies needed to perform clinical research, for more than 27 years Fisher Clinical Services has been committed to delivering the highest possible value while ensuring adherence to the highest level of quality, performance, reliability and sustainability standards. http://www.fisherclinicalservices.com/

Location/Division Specific Information

CTD partners with pharmaceutical and biotech customers around the world to ensure the right patients get the right therapies in the right doses at the right time - a concept that we internally embrace as "There is a Patient Waiting." Our unique blend of services includes project management, packaging, distribution, transportation management and specialty logistics, ancillary supply management, clinical supply optimization, bio-repository storage and much more. Our more than 3000 employees in over 15 countries work hard every day knowing that what they do matters.

How will you make an impact?

As part of our global team, what you do contributes directly to our mission; enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

What will you do?

The individual will establish a solid focus on long-term continuous improvement activities through interaction with the entire Engineering and Operations Staff. Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency, reducing waste, and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations, equipment, and justify and oversee purchase of new equipment / technology. Recommend and lead cost saving initiatives as it relates to business objectives, current projects, future investments in technology and Production / Manufacturing processes. Will lead and manage multiple project engineering driven assignments from start to finish with sound project management methodologies

How will you get here?

Education

  • A four-year, Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college and/or university in Engineering with 3 years of equivalent experience or High School Diploma with 7-10 years in relevant GMP, pharmaceutical, medical device, or food experience.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Well versed in process improvement, industrial design applications that pertain to a job shop environment. Prior mechanical and process equipment experience preferred.
  • Must be results oriented and comfortable training and coaching others.
  • Must have a baseline level of mechanical aptitude established by testing
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and respond to shifting priorities.
  • Must be proficient with computer software (MS Office) and have expertise with spreadsheets.
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in food, medical device, or pharmaceutical packaging experience preferred.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and PPI preferred
  • Mastery of skills required to read, understand, and adhere to the SOPs and policies of a GMP environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform duties of position which include: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves prolonged sitting but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. May need to stoop, reach, or bend.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 67,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work assigned to individual filling this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the department and business change

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Allentown , Associate Process Engineer - Manufacturing & Production, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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