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Requisition Number 17-0195
Title Manufacturing Engineer
City Kearney
State NE

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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 headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2015 sales of $1.4 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 110 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world. POSITION SUMMARY: Supports manufacturing through identification, design and implementation of process improvement projects; Ensures compliance with environmental regulations; Supports production by ensuring that process, product measurement, and test equipment operates reliably and to Company and ISO 9000 standards ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Provides engineering assistance to ensure plant, machinery, tooling and processes are at optimum. • Designes and procures equipment to improve safety, reliability and manufacturing efficiency. • Works with machinists and maintenance personnel’s daily workload to ensure projects are completed in a safe and timely manner. • Oversees manufacture and start-up of new equipment. • Maintains machine, equipment and plant drawings. • Ensures that plant follows federal, state, and local environmental regulations. • Ensures that plant evaluation, test, and measurement equipment is calibrated, certified, and operating per Company and ISO 9000 standards. • Assumes responsibility for various engineering projects as assigned. • Assumes responsibilitly for new equipment validation. • Prepares and submits capital expenditure reports for projects – including costing and communicating with outside contractors. • Serves as a member of the plant safety team; assists with safety improvement suggestions. • Assumes responsibility for material purchasing as required. • Promotes and supports a Lean environment within the facility. • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned. • Adhere to Company policies and follow training procedures at all times. • Use good housekeeping practices to maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area. • Follow all safety rules and safety procedures. • Perform other duties as required or assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Education: Bachelor's in BSME or BSIE preferred; recognized equivalent or equivalent engineering experience considered • Experience: 1-3 years of experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years related experience in machine and equipment design • Knowledge of electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, machine tooling, and PLC programming • AutoCad, Microsoft Excel and Word skills required

• Approximately 10% travel required
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