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Title:  Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  65506
Date:  Jun 10, 2024

Shlomi, Northern district, IL

Department:  Engineering


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:

In this role, you will be involved in Engineering procedures and activities, such as leading Lean Manufacturing processes, Engineering documentation Management, NPI projects and more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Knowledge transfer and updating from R&D to Production Floor, for new products, new manufacturing process, new equipment, machines and injection molds.

2. Lean Manufacturing, Productivity and process, products cost reduction.

3. Leading large scale global and cross organizational projects.

4. Supporting West Pharma IL manufacturing, quality control and Regulatory activities (machines related product and malfunctions analysis and repair).

5. Sustain engineering support for all production processes (Machines and Molds Maintenance, repairs, spare- parts and enhancements).

6. Tooling and production processes enhancements (Molds, Automations, Jigs and Fixtures- design and built).

7. Product Engineering Industrialize and Scale- up to mass production- projects managements (machines characterizations, Projects Follow- Ups: DR's, Acceptance tests, installations, QualificationsVerification and Validations).

8. Tech Office Management- (Documentations, Revisions, part and Product Specifications, Drawings and SOPs).

9. Equipment and process qualifications/ enhancements for West Pharma IL production lines.

10. Developments of products configurations.

11. Molds Tracing and supervision.

12. Product Support engineer at production floor.

Basic Qualifications:

1. Education: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering / B.Sc in a different field with a background in Manufacturing processes, Process development, project management etc.

2. Experience: at least 5 years in similar roles.

3. Fluent in Hebrew and English: Writing/ Reading/ Speaking.

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:

1. Ability to work under pressure.

2. Excellent Interpersonal relation.

3. Ability to work independently self-direct.

4. Analytical problem-solving skills.

5. Proven Technical experience and knowledge.

6. Creativity.

7. Excellence learning skills.

8. Excellent organizational skills including the ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and handle multiple and changing projects.

9. Experience with Windows office and Solid works

10. Able to comply with the company’s safety

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

12. Relevant work history and/or experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Travel Requirements: 1. Must be able to travel up to 25 % of the time

Physical & Mental Requirements:

1. Light – exerting up to 20lbs/9kg of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force frequently constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of force greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work

2. require a mental skill or ability such as communication, quick decision making, interpreting data, reading or writing, public speaking, Must be able to express or exchange ideas with employees; Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures

3. Must not be greater than the lowest minimum requirements of current employees in the same job title







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 special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  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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