Process Engineer Manager

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Post Date: 02/09/2018 Job ID: 8020 Industry: Engineering Pay Rate: $115,000.00 - $150,000.00


Manage Engineering Department personnel to include development, goal and objective setting, assigning and prioritizing assignments. Work with other departments, customers, suppliers and contractors to improve the buildings, equipment, and processes around the plant. Assist in developing the site s capital and strategic plans. Continue implementation of a systematic approach to project management and capital tracking. Ensure regulatory and safety compliance in all areas of responsibility. Responsible for evaluating existing processes and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering. As a member of the Site s Management team, participates in the successful execution of site strategy and policies,


  • Oversee management of site's capital projects.

  • Manage process of prioritizing projects and assigning work.

  • Expand use of productivity improvement tools.

  • Ensure project compliance with cGMP, ISO, OSHA, and other applicable standards

  • Build and develop a high performance engineering team.

  • Provide technical support to other departments.

  • Design and specify cGMP process equipment, piping and controls related to the creation of products that improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.

  • Manage small-to-mid size projects related to process equipment and manufacturing.

  • Assist in the design review, site acceptance and installation of equipment.

  • Evaluate and improve on manufacturing processes.

  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.

  • Coordinate and perform filling & packaging engineering trials and then prepare reports and present on the findings.

  • Prepare documents for support of projects including project scopes, presentation of conceptual designs, capital requests, specifications, piping and instrumentation diagrams, process flow diagrams, schedules, requests for quotations, project expenditures, project procedure, correspondence, start-up procedures and cost estimates.

  • Support QA and Validation departments by preparation of design documents and assisting in protocol execution.

  • Assist in investigations or process equipment, utility systems, and control anomalies as well as safety incidents.

  • Implements connective/preventive actions for existing equipment and manufacturing processes.

  • Prepare change control documentation.

  • Write and modify procedures for the proper operation of new and/or existing equipment.

  • Propose and implement operational efficiency improvements for packaging lines.

  • Prepare labor-requirement estimates for new and existing packaging arrangements.

  • Assess safety requirements and ensure that these are integrated into the process.

  • Research and purchase new manufacturing technology and environmentally friendly practices into existing processes.

  • Ensure projects are completed on time.

  • Ensure financial budgets are followed.

  • Assist with training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed.

  • May supervise mechanical, electrical and automation contractors as well as Contract Engineers and Construction Contractors.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of employees for the Engineering Group.

  • Assure that Engineering staff are properly trained in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and department specific requirements.

  • Plan and schedule work for the group to ensure proper distribution of assignments.

  • Plan and conduct meetings with subordinates to ensure compliance with established practices, to implement new policies and to keep employees abreast of current changes and standards.

  • Monitor employee performance and provide appropriate and timely recognition of their contributions.

  • Ensure adequate training and development opportunities for Engineering employees.

  • Assist employees in setting career goals and managing career expectations.

  • Provide guidance as requested regarding hiring, training, promotions, and disciplinary issues for technical personnel.

  • Understand and comply with all safety, environmental and quality practices and procedures as outlined in organizational/departmental guidelines and SOPs as well as applicable federal, state and local regulations.


  • B.S. Degree in Chemical, Biochemical or Mechanical Engineering combined with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Masters degree preferred, and may substitute 2 years experience for related Master s Degree.

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