Engineering Manager - Pharmaceuticals

Chicago, IL 60616

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: MC571193531 Compensation: $120,000 / year

Job Description

Title:  Engineering Manager - Pharmaceuticals
Location:  Chicago, IL
Hire Type:  Direct Hire, Onsite
Salary Range:  $110,000 - $120,000/year

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Job Summary:
The Engineering Manager is responsible for managing and supervising all departments within the engineering sector of a pharmaceutical manufacturing company.  
Job Duties:
  • Oversee multiple engineering departments.
  • Plan and implement engineering functions, including reliability standards, mechanical systems, and electronic components.
  • Ensure health and safety in all processes.
  • Develop and maintain the Engineering Change System.
  • Manage the Plant's current and future footprints.
  • Establish preventative maintenance standards and schedules.
  • Update drawings and specifications for equipment.
  • Implement cost-effective upgrades to equipment and facilities.
  • Manage Lean Manufacturing methodology.
  • Recommend and initiate equipment modifications.
  • Participate in Health, Safety, and Environmental programs.
  • Stay updated on control technology and safe practices.
  • Manage equipment in various laboratories.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for design functionality.
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel.
  • Provide guidance within company policies and recommend policy changes.
  • Interact with other departments to resolve issues.
  • Lead team efforts.
  • Coordinate Engineering department activities, including cost, methods, and staffing.
  • Ensure compliance with FDA and EU regulations.
  • Track and complete routine and non-routine activities.
  • Perform GAP analysis and provide recommendations.
  • Handle technical problem-solving and manage multiple priorities.
  • Manage engineering projects from design to qualification.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering is required.
  • 3 to 5 years of department management and supervisory experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical, or medical device manufacturing environment.
  • Project Management experience is preferred.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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