Job Attributes

Job ID

2223

Location

New Albany, OH

Category

Manufacturing/Production/Operations

Department

Manufacturing

Business Unit

Ohio

Packaging Process Automation Engineer I

In New Albany, OH

American Regent, Inc., a Daiichi Sankyo Group Company, develops, manufactures, and supplies high quality sterile injectables for healthcare providers, clinics, hospitals and veterinary practices across the United States and Canada. We have locations in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania and sales territories nationwide. 

Nature and Scope

The Process Automation Engineer – Packaging I is the SME of
Visual Inspection, Automatic Packaging, and serialization, working as part of
the Inspection/Packaging Team for the New Albany facility. The Process Automation Engineer – Packaging I
provides technical support and project leadership to all Visual Inspection
related subjects for New Albany site. This position will support both
commercial and Research & Development operations. The Engineer must possess
the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, identify and implement
continuous improvement opportunities, and drive procurement and project closure
in an FDA regulated environment.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts
management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this
job at any time.  

  • Adjustment/tuning, Qualification, and Maintenance of
    automated inspection and packaging equipment. 
  • Optimize detection of defects in final containers,
    specifically for particulates. 
  • Technical trouble-shooting and deviation investigation
    related to Visual Inspection and Packaging processes. 
  • Understand latest technical and regulatory trends in the pharmaceutical
    imaging science, optical engineering and visual inspection arena. 
  • Understand and be able to identify inspection defect and
    defect catagories. 
  • Evaluate new products for Automatic Visual Inspection and Packaging
    process, including but not limited to, component analysis and format. 
  • Support development, review, revision, and maintenance of
    SOPs related to all Automatic Visual Inspection and Automated Packaging
    processes. 
  • Develop, write and program new cycles for the automated
    inspection equipment. 
  • Develop and maintain spare parts inventory specific to the
    Automatic Visual Inspection equipment. 
  • Leads and supports all serialization initiatives. 
  • Assist and direct vendors and contractors as required on
    equipment within area of responsibility. 
  • Assure compliance to GMP requirements, adherence to SOPs and
    use of the change control system.  
  • Manage project costs to budget. 
  • Support new production and development equipment through
    procurement, installation, commission and qualification activities. 
  • Identify, implement, and track process metrics for
    improvement opportunities 
  • Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by
    management. 

Qualifications and Requirements 

  • BS Engineering discipline required. 
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience (PLC experience considered
    an asset) preferred. 
  • Project Management experience preferred. 
  • Preferred experience in using computer systems in an
    industrial environment 

Physical Environment and Physical Requirements

  • Physically able to wear cleanroom/protective gowning and
    equipment, including but not limited to gowning, goggles, face shields, and
    protective gloves. PPE is essential for the health and safety of
    employees.   
  • Specific vision requirements include 20/20 near vision (can
    be corrected with eyeglasses or contacts) and color vision.  

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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"American Regent offers a wonderful work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement. I am also so thankful for the team atmosphere that exists here."

Mary Jean

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"American Regent offers a wonderful work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement. I am also so thankful for the team atmosphere that exists here."

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