Senior Engineering Manager

  • Fort Washington, PA
  • Posted 55 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Customer service
Reporting
Asset management
Quality assurance
Cost reduction
Strategy
Capital management
Technical Support
C
Talent management
Supply chain management
COE
Regulatory Compliance
Continuous monitoring
Organizational architecture
Performance management
Budget
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Chemicals
Business administration
MBA
Engineering management
Design automation
People management
FDA
Good manufacturing practice
Design
Automation
System integration
Computerized system validation
OTC
Pharmaceutics
Specification
URS
Change control
Manufacturing
IT management
Decision-making
FOCUS
Data Science
Budget management
Project management
Management
SAP MM
Communication
Six Sigma
Lean methodology
Problem solving
Leadership
Transformation
SAP BASIS
Law
IT service management
Oracle Application Express
Apex
Innovation
Collaboration
Training
Recruiting

Job Details

Job#: 2030853

Job Description:
Apex Systems is partnering with our Manufacturing client and we are looking for a Sr. Engineering Manager. This is an onsite opportunity with the location in Lititz, PA. For immediate consideration, please send resumes to
Sr. Engineering Manager
The Senior Manager, Engineering and Automation provides technical leadership for the specification, development, implementation, and assurance of a qualified state for manufacturing equipment in the respective site. The position aligns manufacturing equipment requirements with the site's mission, ensuring efficient and effective equipment operation meeting cost, customer service, and quality/compliance goals. Responsible for the site capital plan, manufacturing equipment asset management, and automation strategy. Manages capital appropriation approval and spending management. Manages a group including equipment (manufacturing and packaging), and automation engineers, and have dotted line reporting with reliability engineers to deliver key projects driving business results in alignment with the site goals and objectives. The Senior Manager, Engineering and Automation is the equipment owner and is responsible for the equipment life cycle, including the execution of the reliability strategy.
What You Will Do
The Sr Manager, Engineering and Automation is responsible for the direct management of a technical team that includes manufacturing and packaging equipment engineers, automation engineers, and dotted line with reliability engineers to support base business, and the execution and implementation of capital projects. Responsible for the site's capital plan, manufactuiring and packaging equipment asset management, automation strategy, C&Q, and site reliability program. Also, the Sr Manager, Engineering & Automation owns the manufacturing and packaging equipment across the equipment life cycle including the execution of the reliability strategy.
Key Responsibilities
  • Assign, guide, and direct engineering projects and work in support of business priorities. Ensure the delivery of compliant, efficient, and cost effective engineering solutions on-time and on-budget.
  • Lead staff in the development of engineering solutions through Good Engineering practices and process excellence tools to deliver innovation and improved business results.
  • Prepare, coordinate, and monitor capital projects from initiation of Capital Appropriation Request (CAR) through Project and Change Control closure.
  • Collaborate with internal (Project Management, QA, Mfg, Tech Ops Process and Validation) and external partners/groups in support of new product launches, process and equipment improvements, automation, and other projects driving cost reduction, supply reliability, and quality compliance improvement.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement automation strategy consistent with site goals and capital management.
  • Provide technical support for manufacturing troubleshooting, Non-Conformance (NC) investigations, and Corrective/Preventive Actions (CAPAs).
  • Lead/partner for the development and implementation of site MS&T Engineering strategies (automation, C&Q, reliability, talent management, etc) and projects in collaboration and alignment with the operational strategies and those of the Enterprise Supply Chain, including the Packaging, Solids and/or Liquids Platform COE.
  • Influence the definition of proposed projects, identification of business benefits, project selection, and realization of benefits upon project completion.
  • Ensure compliance with technical and regulatory standards including but not limited to Commissioning and Qualification, Computer System Validation, Systems Integration, and internal requirements such as Change Control and Periodic Review of Qualified Systems.
  • Prioritizes resources to drive flawless execution of prioritized projects.
  • Establishes a system of equipment ownership to ensure continuous monitoring and improvement of equipment expertise, equipment reliability and efficient and effective equipment management programs.
  • Develops and continuously improves the Equipment Engineering organization through effective organization design, training, skills and behavior analyses, and performance management of staff.
  • Manages performance of staff personnel in alignment with site OGSMs, Tech Ops OGSMs, and Leadership Imperatives.
  • Promotes an environment of associate engagement and a focus on the customer/consumer. Encourages innovation and business growth through personal commitment.
  • Forecasts and manages department budget and capital spending.

What We Are Looking For
Required Qualifications
Education: Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical) or other comparable technical degree is required. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or Masters in Engineering/Engineering Management preferred.
Experience: 8+ years of experience including one or more of equipment engineering, equipment design, automation, or systems integration in OTC, Pharmaceutical, or consumer packaged good industries. 3 years prior people management experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in an FDA/cGMP regulated industry and work environment.
  • Prior experience in one or more of the following: Equipment Engineering, Equipment Design, Process/Equipment Automation, Systems Integration, Equipment Commissioning and Qualification including CSV.
  • Prior experience in one or more of OTC manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, consumer packaged goods manufacturing.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of equipment and systems qualification standards and life-cycle management from User Requirement Specification (URS) through Qualification and Change Control.
  • Prior experience with Solid and/or Liquid dose manufacturing preferred.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership in complex problem-solving and decision-making; to collaborate with and influence business partner leaders with a focus on data, science, and technology.
  • Ability to constructively challenge direct reports and project teams to achieve project goals and implement innovative solutions.
  • Strong understanding and application of cost structures, cost standards, budget management, and benefits realization.
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills associated with capital projects required. Successful management of capital project(s) >$1MM preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.

Desired Qualifications
[Certifications/Licenses: Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred. Six Sigma, Lean, and structured problem-solving (e.g. Kepner-Tregoe) certification preferred.
Leadership Imperatives: Incumbent should demonstrate solid competencies on the current standards of performance of the Leadership Imperatives to effectively contribute in the transformation of the scope of work.
Other Requirements: Able to travel in and outside of Puerto Rico. Able to work extra hours and to respond to emergency calls that require returning to the company after regular working hours of the business. Able to support other departments and/or projects according to business needs.
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work in the United Kingdom and Mexico.
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