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Manufacturing Engineer - Oral Solid Dose

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Oral Solid Dose Manufacturing Engineer will work within the Oral Solid Dose (OSD) Value Streams to support packaging and validation/qualification operations. The ideal candidate will also work in cross-functional teams to identify and implement safety, quality, efficiency and/or cost improvements (CIP's) on equipment and processes within OSD operations.Responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for the OSD Packaging area including bottling and blister operations.
  • Support daily operation of the OSD Value Stream operations. This includes troubleshooting, investigating root cause of deviations, implementing corrective/preventative actions, and implementing process improvements.
  • Lead and author deviation investigations to identify root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Execute validations/line trials to support projects, including the authoring of change control documents.
  • Assist with the authoring of batch records, protocols and SOPs.
  • Technical writing skills are required.
  • Assist and/or perform initial qualification of new OSD systems.
  • Periodic review and/or routine troubleshooting of OSD system failures or deviations, including root-cause analysis and corrective/preventative action implementation.
  • New product evaluations
  • Provide support for validation assessments/evaluations, including using Quality Risk Management tools.
  • Provide project management of technical projects to deliver projects on time and to budget.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures to determine appropriate actions.
  • Facility support may be required during non-routine hours.
  • Travel to equipment manufacturers for factory acceptance testing will be required.
  • Provide back up support for Engineering counterparts in other parts of the business.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Degree in Engineering / related field
    • 1+ years of related experience
    • Experience with AutoCAD or related software is preferred
    • Experience in lean six sigma applying continuous improvement tools to improve
    • Basic understanding of statistical analysis
    • Project Management: proven experience with small or large projects
    • Language Skills: Technical Writing required, along with effective written and oral communication
    • Computer Skills: Microsoft Applications, Minitab or comparable statistical software
    • Leadership: knowledgeable of basic leadership principlesDESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Green or Black belt certification
      • Experience in lean six sigma, value stream mapping, visual management, 5S, etc.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Kalamazoo , Manufacturing Engineer - Oral Solid Dose, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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