Company: West Pharmaceutical Services
Posted on: June 7, 2021
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
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.
In this role, you will support the production and
industrialization of the SmartDose device manufacturing processes
and equipment. Key Activities required for the role would be the
ability to problem solve complex issues, identify areas for
improvement, along with associated plans and solutions to execute
accordingly, have good use of documentation and statistical
techniques and the drive to continuously improve the SmartDose
platform. Proficiency in validation techniques and ability to
introduce a new process or technology from URS to PQ is an
essential aspect of this role. Additional duties may be required or
requested depending on business needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluate existing equipment and/or systems, looking for methods
to improve performance, efficiency, reliability or accuracy and
present recommendations for same.
- Analyze problem areas with existing processes/equipment and
prepare design changes or recommend component replacement as
required to resolve problems.
- Assist in mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical
design modifications of equipment.
- Coordinate and/or perform all necessary validations and/or
process engineering evaluations as needed for manufacturing
- Support process improvements, cost reductions/savings, scrap
reductions, quality improvements etc. through the implementation of
- Create/modify work instructions, technical documents,
engineering studies, and non-conformance reports as needed to
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Mechanical,
Industrial, or Electrical Engineering.
- Minimum 3 Years of experience in manufacturing environment,
preferably medical device manufacturing.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Familiarity with medical device regulations.
- Validation of equipment and processes.
- Knowledge of manual and automated equipment & processes.
- Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time
Physical & Mental Requirements:
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The performance of
this position periodically requires exposure to typical
manufacturing areas were under certain conditions that require the
use of personal protective equipment such as Safety Glasses, Safety
Shoes and hearing protection
- Must be able to focus for extended periods of time, including
time spent in cleanrooms.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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