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Title:  Sr Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  21438
Date:  Oct 18, 2021
Location: 

Scottsdale, Arizona, US

Department:  Operations
Description: 

Sr Manufacturing Engineer   

Scottsdale

Arizona    

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $1.84B in 2019. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Job Summary:

In this role, you will Oversee manufacture and startup of new Plant equipment and equipment upgrades as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: List primary duties and responsibilities of the job, in order of importance and with percentage of time spent on each duty / responsibility. If this is a management level position, include supervisory responsibilities.
  • Manage and provide sound engineering support with hands on expertise and practices in projects from conception through production.  Interact with engineering, management, site and corporate team members and/or vendors to develop engineering specifications for new equipment or required process improvements; produce, modify, and maintain drawings; maintain project timelines; continuously evaluate projects from the tasks, resource and costs perspective, ensure delivery of the projects on time and within budget; and actively install, start-up, and validate equipment or tooling.
  • Provide engineering guidance to assure plant, machinery, and processes are optimized. 
  • Administrate plant maintenance management software.
  • Assist in electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic design modifications
  • Coordinate and/or perform all necessary validations and/or process engineering evaluations as needed for manufacturing equipment.
  • Manage and coordinate plant and capital projects, properly document work, and maintain history of projects in appropriate project files
  • Support process improvements, cost reductions/savings, scrap reductions, etc. through the implementation of LEAN concepts
  • Improve processes and procedures to manufacture a quality product at a minimum cost.
  • Provide technical expertise to other plant personnel.
  • Research and analyze data such a vendor design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Assist in installation of new products, tooling and related processes; investigate tooling and process problems; make new product/process recommendations.
  • Support Engineering projects and Support Product Development as required.
  • Provides engineering assistance to ensure plant, machinery, tooling and processes are at optimum.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience
  • 6-10 Years of relevant experience
  • Must have effective problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Moderate knowledge of computer programs

 

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times

 

  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.

Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to _10__% of the time

 

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. 
  • The noise level in the production manufacturing work environment is usually moderate to loud; hearing protection is required.        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to peggy.tayloe@westpharma.com. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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