West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply.  West is a listed company in NYSE and named to the S&P 500 Index in 2020.  Headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, it supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2019 net sales of $1.84 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 100 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

In 1983, West established operations in Singapore in the Asia Pacific region. In 2009, an injection molding facility opened in Shanghai Qingpu Industrial Zone in China. At present, West has two digital technology centers in Bengaluru India and Taiwan China, three main production bases located in Singapore, Shanghai China and Chennai India, and seven offices and distributor centers in Australia, China, India, Korea, and Singapore.

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Full Time

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$4,000 - $6,000 / monthly

Job Description

Job Summary:
In this role, you will be responsible to lead, supervise and control machinery projects within Engineering Asia Pacific in close coordination with Global Process Engineering. Within this function, direct, supervise and control all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering, to ensure that necessary resources are provided at the plants in order to plan, manage and install new machinery, equipment and utilities. Give direct support to local Engineering Group in those concerns. Consult and support Global Manufacturing Engineering and Global Facility Engineering in all technical aspects for tools, machinery, facilities and utilities. Work closely with other department managers and their teams to maximize achievement through a cooperative environment. Propose and define installation of new equipment or modifications to existing equipment or facilities to improve quality and throughout or reduce cost. Participate in budgeting and business planning activities and lead the way towards achievement of quality and service goals as well as financial budgets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal and external team resources to:Identify project requirements in support of new equipment/ manufacturing line / tools / facilities, expansion projects and/or process optimization development projects
    Develop, execute and document project assignments in compliance with committed timelines, budget and project goals, and per established governance policies and procedures
    Perform assigned project details and follow up on installations of equipment or utilities to assure proper operation and results
  • Support the Global Engineering Network initiatives
  • Follow applicable West project management process & methods to conduct project meeting, publish report/minutes, follow up on task, escalate when encounter roadblocks, etc.
  • Issue technical documents: Requirement Specification, Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), Site Acceptance Test (SAT), Installation & Operational Qualification (IOQ) protocols in cooperation with Global Process Engineering
  • Prepare reports as may be required on a routine basis or on demand within established deadlines. Ensuring all reporting data and documentation deliverables are accurate and complete without prejudice
  • Maintain own technical, management, administrative skill and job knowledge up to date
  • Keep Global Manufacturing Engineering informed and aware of all significant technical, administrative or management issues as they develop. Maintain immediate communication line during emergencies or critical operational situations
  • Assume responsibility for training and education of personnel in the use of any new or modified equipment or facilities that are introduced by Manufacturing Engineering
  • Ensure purchases of engineering supplies, facilities or equipment are made to competitive prices, from a global perspective and are supplied on time. Minimize asset growth in order to improve ROIC without jeopardizing performance
  • Ensure important data are stored properly and safe
  • Coordinate and manage all qualification & validation issue on rebuild and purchase of standard machinery, like compounding equipment, molding presses, trimming presses and washing machines within Asia Pacific
  • cGMP and ISO 9000 guidelines; comply to all local statutory regulations
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or equivalent technical degree
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in manufacturing and engineering field
  • Project Management experience leading capital equipment and facilities projects
  • Prior experience with Automation, Cleanroom, WFI/PW water processing system, equipment designing, facilities and tooling will be an added advantage
  • Good English communications skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of applicable federal and international regulations such as 21CFR Parts 210/211, GLP and GMP experience preferred
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Automation and machine controls experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite software, and project management software such as Microsoft Project. Working knowledge of 3D design applications
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times

Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to a month to deliver project, if require

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • This job will require some evening calls with International Team
  • 50% supporting local project, 25% supporting regional project, 25% supporting global manufacturing engineering

 Location: 15 JOO KOON CIRCLE JURONG 629046.  How to get there?

 Location: 15 JOO KOON CIRCLE JURONG 629046.

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