Production Engineer - Receiving

Perrigo Company Corporate Allegan , MI 49010

Posted 1 week ago

We strive to make lives better by bringing quality, affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.

As a Production Engineer at Perrigo you will provide production engineering support for the day to day operations of a fast paced lean six sigma pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the growing industry of generic pharmaceuticals. Responsible for initiating and driving continuous improvement efforts in assigned process area.


  • Works on plant floor with the Specialists, Plant Manager, Supervisors, Engineering, and other staff to troubleshoot technical problems with manufacturing or packaging equipment or process problems in production areas.

  • Coordinates and leads continuous improvement projects aimed at waste reduction and efficiency improvements by streamlining processes and improve capability.

  • Work with new product development efforts to identify most appropriate manufacturing processes in conjunction with R & D staff.

  • Implement equipment and process changes that improve quality and safety.

  • Monitors projects through the control phase and report results to management.

Required Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline required: consideration may be given to those who have a Bachelor's of Science and hold 6+ years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience.

  • 1-3 years' experience in an engineering role highly preferred.

  • Knowledge and ability to apply Lean Sigma principles highly preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong listening skills and presentation skills are required.

  • Ability to interpret and apply written procedures and standards governing manufacturing processes is required.

  • Knowledge of cGMPs and previous exposure to pharmaceutical manufacturing highly preferred.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, sound decision making skills, and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a team-oriented environment are required.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and computer literacy are required.

The successful candidate must be physically able to climb stairs, use hands to manipulate basic hand tools/hand held equipment, and operate a motor vehicle to access various plant locations.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

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Production Engineer - Receiving

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