The Continuous Improvement Process Engineer will support and improve the various manufacturing processes around site through analytical means and engineered solutions. Provide process expertise along with key skills relating to validation, process optimization and TPM. Support and deliver projects from the Project Portfolio and work closely with all teams to ensure that CI is embedded at every level within the unit and that all deliverables are constantly improved. Embrace and drive ConvaTec’s core mission, values and priorities.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Providing Engineering expertise to the operations team focusing on improving machine performances to meet SQPDC requirements
Be the primary lead in Engineering Investigations, clearly identifying the Root Cause and identifying preventative actions to reduce re-occurrence
Support the training and development of Technicians
Support Operations team to develop/maintain TPM standards.
Identify opportunities to improve process capability, machine performance and uptime
Seek and deliver CI opportunities across the site, identifying and delivering cost savings
Lead Improvement Projects and Kaizen events.
Perform IQ, OQ, PQ validation
Update and maintain change control systems and associated documentation
Lead or participate in material trials, new product introduction, equipment & tool design, CAPAs, Engineering EHS activities, PM strategy
Compliance with GMP and EHS requirements and uphold these standards
Adhere to legal, corporate and site legislation, and procedures
Degree, or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline
Six Sigma Green Belt, or demonstrates a similar approach to problem solving
PC Skills including SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, CAD
Trained in IQ, OQ, PQ validation principles
Working knowledge of TPM.
Demonstrated experience in Manufacturing CI support role
Demonstrated expertise in problem solving
Demonstrated Experience working with TPM - Ideally experience in Autonomous Maintenance, Professional Maintenance, Early Equipment Management Pillar methodology.
Experience working within a lean manufacturing environment.
Must have in-depth working knowledge of all processes and equipment within focus factory
Understand the implications and requirements of external regulations, particularly GAMP5, FDA & MHRA, EHS and manufacturing legislation.
Demonstrated project and time management skills, including a track record of creating plans and meeting deadlines.
Proven ability to balance multiple, competing priorities
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and a good team player, proactive and flexible approach
Principal Contacts :
Internal: Manufacturing, Maintenance, Automation Engineering, Technical Services
External: External vendors, suppliers of engineering and automation services
Travel Requirements :
Yes/No – Yes, to support New Product and Process introduction
Language Skills Required :
Speaking: Yes, English
Writing/Reading: Yes, English
Working in an office based environment, with some time spent in a clean room environment.
Flexibility to support the facility across shifts and weekends as required
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Additionally, this job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
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