Associate Process Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Work Schedule

First Shift (Days)

Environmental Conditions


Job Description

Discover Impactful Work:

The individual will primarily be lead development and authoring of master production records for Secondary Packaging activities. They will also implement change of scope activities on validated packaging SKUs. 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 handle multiple project engineering driven assignments from start to finish with sound project management methodologies

How will you get here?

  • A four-year, Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college and/or university in Packaging, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with 1-3 years of equivalent experience or 7-10 years in relevant GMP, pharmaceutical or food experience.

A day in the Life:

  • Develops and authors master production records for commercial secondary packaging

  • Maintains and improves the master production record template

  • Implements change of scope activities on validated secondary packaging SKUs

  • 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

  • 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 enhance both run speed and quality.

  • Incorporates Six Sigma techniques to enhance quality and reduce rejects

  • Provides individual project schedules and specifications to Engineering Management

  • 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

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must have strong analytical skills, 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 or pharmaceutical packaging experience preferred.

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and PPI

  • Mastery of skills required to read, understand, and adhere to the SOPs and policies of a GMP environment.

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