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Title:  Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  60528
Date:  Mar 12, 2023

Shlomi, Northern district, IL

Department:  Engineering



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 $2.14B in 2020. 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 be involved in Engineering procedures and activities, such as leading engineering projects and processes, NPI projects, Leading HS&E activities and more.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • West IL HS&E Leader (Health, Safety and environment)
  • Leading and managing High volume cross functional and cross organizational engineering projects.
  • Knowledge transfer and updating from R&D to Production Floor, for new products, new manufacturing process, new equipment, machines.
  • Leading Lean Manufacturing, Productivity and process, products cost reduction.
  • Supporting West Pharma IL manufacturing, quality control and Regulatory activities (machines related product and malfunctions analysis and repair).
  • Sustain engineering support for all production processes (Machines Maintenance, repairs, spare- parts and enhancements).
  • Tooling and production processes enhancements (Automations, Jigs and Fixtures- design and built).
  • Leading Product Engineering Industrialize and Scale- up to mass production- projects managements (machines characterizations, Projects Follow- Ups: DR's, Acceptance tests, installations, Qualifications- Verification and Validations).
  • Tech Office Management- (Documentations, Revisions, part and Product Specifications, Drawings and SOPs).
  • Equipment and process qualifications/ enhancements for West Pharma IL production lines.
  • Developments of products configurations.
  • Product Support senior engineer at production floor.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience: at least 5 years in similar roles.
  • Fluent in Hebrew and English: Writing/ Reading/ Speaking.

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage projects in a matrix structure
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent Interpersonal communication.
  • Ability to work independently self-directed.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Proven Technical experience and knowledge.
  • Creativity.
  • Excellence learning skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and handle multiple and changing projects.
  • Experience with Windows office and Solid works.

Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10 % of the time




  • Cross functional and cross organizational engineering Project management
  • Automation, manufacturing Equipment design and process qualifications/ enhancements for West Pharma IL production lines.
  • Product Support Senior engineer at production floor.
  • West IL HS&E knowledge and authority (Health, Safety and environment)



Delegation/s (Title): Assembly Processes Manager







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