Process Equipment Engineer
Location:
Marietta , Pennsylvania
Posted:
November 21, 2017
Reference:
WD144831
Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors in Engineering
• 3 years of experience in GMP packaging facility with process equipment.
• 2 year's industry experience in validation - writing and executing validation protocols.

Preferred qualifications:
• 3 years of industry experience in validation

Details:
Why GSK? Because GSK's vaccines business puts the customer at the heart of everything we do. That's why we define our vaccines mission as: Protecting • Human • Kind. Protecting because we strive to turn the science of immunology into high-quality, practical protection against disease; Human because we are investing time in understanding and delivering on our customers' needs and helping them achieve their vaccination goals; and Kind because we recognize and act on our responsibilities to serve societies, rich and poor.

Job Purpose:
Technical support of Secondary Packaging Manufacturing focusing on component and equipment troubleshooting, OEE, process improvement, reliability and troubleshooting process problems while meeting required quality, compliance and delivery targets.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ongoing support of Secondary Packaging Manufacturing including:
o Support EMT's in troubleshooting and problem resolution for equipment or component issues.
o Collect and analyze data to determine and drive process improvement projects to increase OEE.
• Support of new or modified components and equipment including:
o Creation of Change Controls
o Develop User Requirement Specifications and Briefs for the purchase or modification of packaging equipment and packaging components.
o Develop components in Agile
o Support the design, installation and qualification of packaging equipment and components ensuring harmonization with GSK standards.
o Author protocols and reports for packaging line trials and FAT, SAT, IQ/OQ, and PQ activities.
• Interface with Global Technical Services to support global packaging initiatives.
• Build network and collaborate with vendors and Local Technical Services to ensure effective and consistent transfer of technical knowledge and derive strategy and resolution to technical challenges.
• Participate in audits and investigations and recommend solutions to resolve problems. Assist in the writing and review of SOP's and batch records specific to technical details.
• Stay current on developments in the field of packaging equipment and process control technology and GSK- Vaccine Standards.

Background:
• Packaging Process expertise for secondary and tertiary packaging
• Experience with vision systems and serialization
• Validation experience for component and equipment changes
• Sufficient technical experience to:
o Influence and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to all levels within the organization as well as to outside agencies.
o Analyze data and implement changes.
o Work with a sense of urgency, flexibility, accountability and integrity while balancing multiple priorities and responsibilities.
o Function in an atmosphere of constant change with detailed accuracy and quality while meeting goals or deadlines.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships cross functionally particularly with procurement, QA, QC, and production.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Capable of working with minimal direct supervision.
• Must be a committed team player prepared to work in and embrace a team based culture.
• Stay current on developments in the field and GSK-Bio Standards.
• Up to 10% travel may be required to participate in vendor Factory Acceptance Tests and/or site visits to other GSK facilities

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