08 Aug
Associate Process Engineer
Pennsylvania, Lehigh valley

Job DescriptionWhen you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Fisher Clinical Services, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a leading provider of global clinical supply chain. With unwavering commitment to service, science and process engineering, Fisher Clinical Services is powered by people with an exceptional commitment to quality, deeply instilled ethics of personal responsibility and unrivaled expertise. We are exclusively focused on serving the packaging and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. Whether planning, packaging, labeling, storing, or distributing the important supplies needed to perform clinical research, for more than 27 years Fisher Clinical Services has been committed to delivering the highest possible value while ensuring adherence to the highest level of quality, performance, reliability and sustainability standards. http://www.fisherclinicalservices.com/What will you do?
Applies current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) and in all areas of responsibility
Demonstrates and actively promotes the company vision of the 4 I’s: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and involvement
Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
Establishes a solid focus on long-term continuous improvement activities through interaction with the entire Engineering and Operations Staff. Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency, reducing waste, and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations, equipment, and justify and oversee purchase of new equipment / technology
Collaborates with Operations to modify and streamline workflow barriers arrangements through collaboration and in order to increase throughput and the overall quality of the product
Write Standard Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures to depict established processes in the immediate areas
Recognizes and resolves process flow barriers through daily observations and interaction with operation personnel
Recommends and leads cost saving initiatives as it relates to business objectives, current projects, future investments in technology and Production / Manufacturing processes
Drives engineering project initiatives to increase machine speeds, reduce labor hours, and reduce reject rates
Completes deviation investigations, change controls and corrective/preventative actions in the specific time frame
Evaluates and standardizes machine setups to maximize both run speed and quality
Utilize SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies) initiative to streamline processes and techniques
Incorporates Six Sigma, 5-S and Kaizen techniques to enhance processes
Provides and maintains other supporting documentation for designs and projects
Proficient in leading and managing multiple project engineering driven assignments from start to finish with sound project management methodologies
Provides individual project schedules and specifications to Engineering Management
Provides technical specifications for Engineering project designs, and machine upgrades
Creates detailed working drawings using AutoCAD and/or other software as necessary. Provides and maintains supporting documentation for designs and projects
Coaches Process Technicians and Technical Operators in diagnosing the mechanical as well as electrical/electronic issues in the process equipment
Coordinates the troubleshooting work with the subcontractors, FCS Teams such as Operations, Scheduling, QA etc and provides updates as necessary
Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
Other duties may be assigned to meet business needsHow will you get there?
A four-year, Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college and/or university in Packaging, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with 1-3 years of equivalent experience OR 7-10 years of relevant experience in cGMP, Bio Tech, pharmaceutical or food
Well versed in process improvement, industrial design applications that pertain to a job shop environment. Must have prior mechanical and process equipment experience. Must be results oriented and comfortable training and coaching others
Must have a baseline level of mechanical aptitude
Must have strong analytical skills
Must be able to multitask and respond to shifting priorities
Must be able to complete project specific tasks such as research for cutting edge options from the industry, capital appropriations, implement through change control/management process, prepare project status reports independently or under minimum guidance
Must also possess knowledge of Microsoft applications and supporting programs including (Outlook, Word and Excel).
Must have good communication skills, both written and verbalPreferred Qualifications:
Experience in food, biotech or pharmaceutical packaging/manufacturing experience
Experience and/or certifications in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and/or PPI (Practical Process Improvements)
Experience and/or Certifications in AutoCAD or other CAD Software
Experience and/or certifications in Industrial Process Automations such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron etc. and/or Hands-on experience in troubleshooting
Experience and/or certifications in specialized software tools such as Trackwise, Microsoft Project, Visio
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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