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Manufacturing Process Engineer

SHL Medical

SHL Medical

Other Engineering
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024
January 26, 2024 Full Time Charleston (South Carolina) US

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location: Charleston, South Carolina, US

Reporting to: Head of Manufacturing Engineering – US Operations

SHL Medical is the world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems with more than 5000 employees worldwide. Our customers include top pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe that require innovative devices such as auto-injectors or pen injectors to effectively deliver their drugs. Headquartered in Switzerland since late 2018, with sites in Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.

Job Overview

This role is embedded in the Manufacturing Engineering group within our Global Operations Engineering team at our new state-of-the-art device manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Together with the rest of your team, you will support the automated production of sub-components, packaging materials, and assemblies for our autoinjector systems.

Main Responsibilities

  • Improve system & equipment reliability for the core processes to meet all customer, business & regulatory requirements
  • Lead & support troubleshooting and issue resolution of critical production equipment to minimize unplanned downtime
  • Lead the development of improvement plans and requirements for capacity expansion and future production systems and processes
  • Lead and support commissioning and acceptance testing of new production equipment
  • Manage technology transfer (receiver function) of new products and processes into mass production
  • Support validation activities for new equipment and processes as necessary
  • Lead and support the identification of novel production equipment for next gen manufacturing systems
  • Promote use of new technologies and industry-leading trends. Provide highest level of technical expertise
  • Collaborate closely with production teams, machine builders, process/product development groups, and the quality department on performance/process improvements, troubleshooting, and critical event response
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualification

  • Several years of relevant hands-on experience working with automated manufacturing equipment/processes
  • Experience & familiarity with CAD software; experience designing custom parts for production equipment a plus
  • Knowledge of common problem-solving and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) methodologies
  • Passionate & committed self-starter with the ability to work independently and a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent intercultural and interdisciplinary communication skills
  • Experience/knowledge of metal processing/forming and/or vacuum thermoforming desired.
  • Previous exposure to a highly regulated industry (e.g. medical, pharmaceutical) and knowledge of relevant standards (e.g. ISO13485, cGMP) desired.
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and/or pneumatic systems desired.

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Challenging assignments in a fast growing and innovative industry
  • Position in a dynamic, international team of highly skilled professionals
  • Various opportunities for personal and professional development within a global organization

Please note: For this position, we do not consider applications from recruitment agencies.