- Project management
- Programmable logic controllers
- FDA regulations
Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.
Perrigo Nutritionals, located just outside of Burlington, Vermont has an opening for a Sr. Process Engineer. The Sr. Process Engineer provides comprehensive engineering support and expertise through the design, development, maintenance, and improvement of the manufacturing equipment and processes in a cGMP manufacturing facility.
Follows all safety policies and procedures. Works to advance and promote the safety culture at the site.
Takes the lead in performing all phases of capital projects (specification, vendor selection, design review, procurement, installation, commissioning, and commercial start-up) for equipment, and process upgrades.
Provides a daily presence in manufacturing areas to support operations by partnering with maintenance personnel to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues for a 24/7 manufacturing operation.
Ability to become a subject matter expert (SME) for all types of equipment throughout the plant.
Conducts investigations (root cause analysis) to determine the cause of deviations. Identifies and implements corrective actions and preventive actions (CAPA) to improve product quality.
Coordinates and leads continuous improvement projects aimed at cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency improvement by streamlining processes and improving capability.
Develops and performs qualification protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ) for equipment and processes.
Complies with cGMP documentation requirements and writes change controls, standard operating procedures, and related documents.
Provides input on strategic direction for facilities and supporting infrastructure.
Manages contractors who provide services for engineering projects to ensure quality of work, compliance with Perrigo’s policies, effectiveness of services, and cost effectiveness.
May supervise and provide guidance to other engineers.
Adheres to all Perrigo company policies.
Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline is required.
A minimum of 6 years related engineering work experience is required.
Leadership skills necessary to mentor and develop a technical team.
Extensive project management experience and engineering expertise performing all phases of capital projects related to facility (e.g. construction, HVAC), utility (e.g. chilled water, steam, compressed air), and equipment (e.g. mixers, packaging, clean-in-place).
Previous experience with equipment specification, line layout, installation and process improvement in a high-speed packaging environment preferred.
Ability to read and understand process flow, process and instrumentation, piping, mechanical, and structural drawings. Must be experienced with AutoCAD.
Ability to read and understand PLC and HMI programs preferred.
Strong technical troubleshooting skills.
Thorough understanding of Current Good Manufacturing Practices c(GMP) in a food processing or pharmaceutical environment.
Previous experience working in an FDA regulated industry preferred.
A working knowledge and understanding of the pasteurized milk ordinance preferred.
Supervisory experience in a technical role preferred.
A working knowledge and understanding of spray drying production processes is preferred.
Must be highly results orientated and able to work in a changing environment where a high degree of teamwork and collaboration are required, communicate effectively (both verbally and written), handle multiple assignments, handle wide diversity of assignments, and work with a minimum of supervision.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical equipment. The employee may be exposed to wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions, high noise environments, dusty environments and chemicals used in the process.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent will be asked to perform other duties as required.