Nesher Pharmaceuticals (USA) LLC
  • 11-Sep-2017 to 10-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Operations - Engineering
  • Bridgeton, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Benefits Package


Execute improvement projects within the Operations and Supply Chain functions. Maintain daily interaction with operating groups to drive project implementation and track ongoing success against completed project tasks. Contribute to problem solving efforts on selected facility and equipment projects to improve quality, reduce cost and improve processing cycle times. Collaborate with Operations, Quality and R&D to implement and integrate identified projects to meet timelines and targeted results. Implement a best practice mindset within work functions and function as change agent for business system improvements. 


essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a systematic approach to solving plant problems by utilizing technical expertise.
  • Visualize what options are available and then develop alternative solutions, action plans and cost estimates to build and/or modify systems that will correct the problem.
  • Help prepare detailed proposals and Capital Expenditure Appropriation (CEA) forms for management approval.
  • Follow project timelines and resource plans. Track progress against those plans and timelines.
  • Interface with all areas of the plant and at times all levels of management.
  • Responsible to stay within the developed CEA budget and maintain accurate record keeping of CEA expenditures to ensure proper financial management of projects.
  • Complete assigned projects in allotted time, monies and with minimum alterations and revisions.
  • Prepare reports on progress of projects as requested.
  • Work on several projects simultaneously in different stages of development and execution.
  • Use professional concepts in accordance with company objectives to solve problems in creative and effective ways.
  • Work on problems in which analysis of situations or data require an evaluation of intangible factors. Exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic facility and equipment drawings that meet FDA, EPA and OSHA department regulations.
  • Prepare and perform CAD-related functions responsible for the management and maintenance of CAD-related data; including drawings, standards, capital expenditures, and associated SOPs.
  • Work with senior engineers to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Identify and participate in the implementation of continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Adhere to all cGMPs, compliance/regulatory mandates and quality requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet departmental and Company objectives.


  • Knowledge of and compliance with CGMP, departmental and company policies as well as other regulatory requirements such as NEC, OSHA, DEA and EPA.
  • Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the core methods and tools of Project Engineering, as well as the proven ability to deliver business results using improvement tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work with an array of different departments and outside vendors.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical design techniques and cGMP requirements as they relate to plant design and construction.
  • Ability to solve manufacturing, packaging or facility related problems either individually or in conjunction with a team by using problem solving skills, design-of-experiment, and statistical analysis in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Ability to manage project scope and capital spend.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical discipline; or a Licensed Engineer with the equivalent in pertinent and progressive experience.
  • Two years' experience in pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industry.


Work environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the individual is required to:

  1. Stand, walk, sit, balance, stoop or crouch, kneel, reach, push, grasp, feel, talk, and hear.
  2. Have clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less with the ability to judge distance and space relationships, bring object into sharp focus and see up and down or to the right or left while fixed on a point. Must also have the ability to identify and distinguish colors
  3. Exert an amount of force continuously and/or up to 5 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  1. Individual is in a proximity to moving mechanical parts and exposure to chemicals.
  2. Individual may be required to wear respiratory devices that include but are not limited to: Air Purifying Respirators (APR) which include half-face and full-face negative pressure respirators, hooded powered air purifying respirators, or Supplied Air Respirators (SAR), which include hooded or full face supplied air respirators.
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