Pharmaceutical Packaging Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Department: Azzur IT, LLC

Job Description

We at Azzur Group are looking for an experienced Continuous Improvement Engineer for Pharmaceutical Packaging to join our team. 

  •  Assist in production operations to drive improvement in manufacturing efficiencies by utilizing continuous improvement techniques.
  • Be responsible for managing and leading continuous improvement projects
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodology throughout the manufacturing facility and processes.
  • Implement tools such as Process Capability.
  • Develop DFM, working closely with Design.
  • Drive the standardization of processes and implementation of metrics and best practices.
  • Production process development with full documentation support.
  • Work with Quality and Test to deliver a robust and cost-effective end to end process.
  • Maintain KPI targets in line with business strategy.
  • Assist in setting annual operational targets and drive improvements to achieve those targets.
  • Identify and implement new technologies, specification of requirements, Capex justification, planning and implementation.
  • Provide World Class Manufacturing techniques to support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a pharmaceutical/ medical device manufacturing/production environment.
  • A degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or related discipline is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience in pharmaceutical packaging specifically in regards to commercial products.
  • Strong understanding of  current FDA requirements around pharmaceutical serialization and traceability.
  • Sound knowledge of modern pharmaceuticals manufacturing methodologies and systems planning.
  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred
  • Proven ability to self-manage and deliver on time to budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships internally and externally.
  • Reliable and flexible in their approach
  • Six Sigma Black Belt is preferred

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