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Title:  Process Engineer

Requisition ID:  40282
Date:  Oct 15, 2021

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US

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:

Carry out special analytical investigations to generate critical technical information, making decisions concerning product improvement and overall quality.  Implement, interpret, correlate and communicate statistical studies performed on manufacturing processes.  Through understanding of tooling / process interactions and development of process, provide all pertinent validations of both tooling and process.  Interacts with Engineering / Customers on new projects or issues pertaining to the facility’s processes.  Write detailed technical reports on analytical data; provides periodic updates pertaining to assigned projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with all departments pertaining to implementation of statistically established studies either for process improvements or establishment thereof.
  • Ensure quality of all materials used in the process by developing and implementing effective reliable testing techniques.
  • Ensure continued reliability of testing techniques by maintaining current knowledge of all technical and analytical information.
  • Write technical reports as required to defend or support decisions concerning material acceptability.
  • Establish and implement reliable procedures to ensure compliance with good manufacturing practices.
  • Provide project leadership for materials / process related projects by coordinating the efforts of the various departmental disciplines for the successful completion according to plan and budget.
  • Support the efforts of production in materials related areas as a technical advisor.
  • Reviews data using Mattec, for investigation of problems.
  • Maintains Mattec files and other information systems as required.
  • Take appropriate action to ensure compliance with all safety, health and hazardous communication standards.
  • Ensures that established policies, rules and regulations, and procedures are followed.
  • Actively participate and comply with all West HSE programs and regulations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work environment in accordance with West 5S program.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent on the job experience in a technical discipline to include: manufacturing, industrial, materials or plastics
  • Experience: 3-5 years of job-related experience
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of injection molding, systematic molding, mold design, mold assembly, and machine operations.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal & problem-solving skills & be able to interface with employees in all levels of the organization; must possess good organization, time-management, negotiating & conflict resolution skills; excellent computer skills (including MS Office experience using Word & Excel) required.


Travel Requirements:

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


Physical & Mental Requirements:







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 Apply.Accommodation@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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