Sr. Manufacturing Engineer in Grand Island, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  941500
Apex is looking for a permanent Sr. Manufacturing Engineer in Grand Island, NY. The primary responsibility of this position is for design modifications to existing high-speed pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and tooling in order to optimize performance and minimize defects. This position will also be responsible for specifying and procuring new equipment and tooling, managing equipment and facility projects from conception through completion, including determining and meeting change control requirements. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please send your updated resume to
Primary Activities:
  • Investigates current equipment performance to identify problems and solutions.  Working with operators, quality assurance, and maintenance, identifies and implements necessary improvements.  These may include modifications to machine design, tooling, and components.
  • May lead and develop 1 to 2 direct reports.
  • Prepares, writes and executes Risk Analysis (FMEA, Fishbone Diagrams) and Engineering Change Requests.
  • Prepares and executes User Requirement Specifications, Functional Requirement Specifications, Design Specifications/Qualifications, Factory and Site Acceptance Tests, Machinability Studies and Standard Operating Procedures as necessary for new and modified equipment.
  • Prepares funding requests per corporate guidelines, including detailed project descriptions, backgrounds, sketches, alternatives, financial data, justifications, quotations, estimates and schedules.
  • Manages and supervises the installation of equipment and facility modifications. Performs vendor selection, budgeting, procurement of equipment or services, scheduling, vendor coordination, rigging, set-up, training, start-up, and troubleshooting.
  • Prepares and executes validation protocols.
  • Assists Manufacturing and Maintenance with solving problems, improving processes and reducing costs.
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory agency guidance and client procedures.

  • Must have an in depth engineering background.
  • Must have experience with high-speed packaging machinery design and operation.
  • Must have an in depth working knowledge of project management and MS Project.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of plant mechanical and electrical systems, as well as the ability to read construction and process drawings.
  • Must have excellent problem solving and communications skills.
  • Must be experienced with AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks.
  • Familiarity with FDA or other regulated industry preferred.

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.