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Film Manufacturing Engineer

Company: QuidelOrtho
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The OpportunityQuidelOrtho unites the strengths of Quidel Corporation and Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, creating a world-leading in vitro diagnostics company with award-winning expertise in immunoassay and molecular testing, clinical chemistry and transfusion medicine. We are more than 6,000 strong and do business in over 130 countries, providing answers with fast, accurate and consistent testing where and when they are needed most - home to hospital, lab to clinic.Our culture puts our team members first and prioritizes actions that support happiness, inspiration and engagement. We strive to build meaningful connections with each other as we believe that employee happiness and business success are linked. Join us in our mission to transform the power of diagnostics into a healthier future for all.The RoleAs we continues to grow as QuidelOrtho, we are seeking a Film Manufacturing Engineer. The Film Manufacturing Engineer will provide direct Line Engineering oversight of Film Coating equipment and supporting systems to efficiently maintain and reliably operate the manufacturing equipment on site. Strong focus will be on supporting reliability and overall coating equipment effectiveness projects in Manufacturing. In this position you will work in a cross-functional team reporting to the Engineering Manager with direct responsibility for engineering efforts within a specified manufacturing department. This position directly interfaces with operations and maintenance in day-to-day troubleshooting, repair, and upgrades to process equipment. Successful candidate will play a vital role in the overall success of Operations. The position requires assessment and control of documentation and performance metrics, and attainment of productivity and cost objectives in daily operation and maintenance of all equipment in assigned areas. Position is to continuously assess general condition and Validated readiness of critical assets required to deliver business priorities without interruption. Position has responsibility to deliver high quality, safe, compliant, cost effective equipment processes.This position is in Rochester, NY.The ResponsibilitiesIdentify and develop preventive and predictive maintenance to maximize uptime and reduce maintenance costs while improving reliability, quality, productivity, and safety results.Initiate and facilitate continuous improvement Lean activities.Exercises independent judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results on new assignments.Formulates strategies for the development of programs that bring new and improved project management and engineering technology into the company.Makes decisions and recommendations that lead to overall company objectives and have a long-term impact on program schedules.Develops ingenious technical solutions to complex problems and provides guidance and direction to lower level engineers.Leads the successful completion of major and technically complex projects.Leads and/or contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects by ensuring quality of data collection and analysis, summary and interpretation of results.Prepares reports, summaries and needed capital aCAR protocols by applying an extensive operating knowledge of basic to advanced engineering principles, theories, concepts and techniques.Must be competent to plan, analyze, review and implement assignment without appreciable guidanceDevelop and maintain strong lines of communication across departments to achieve plant maintenance and reliability goals.Monitor daily operations, troubleshoot, assist repair and upgrade of process equipment on the production floor.Identify and develop preventive and predictive maintenance to maximize uptime and reduce maintenance costs while improving reliability, quality, productivity, and safety results.Author and revise controlled manufacturing documentation per ISO9000 standards.Design, develop and execute capital equipment upgrades as required.Develop and maintain effective lines of communication across departments to achieve plant maintenance and reliability goals.The IndividualRequired:BS with min 10 years experience or MS with up to 3 years experience.Experience in GMP compliance and delivering requirements, 3 or more years engineering experience in manufacturing.Required Travel- No specific travel required, no more than 5% expected.Key Working RelationshipsInternal Partners: Manufacturing Operations Supervisors and Managers, Cell Leaders, Site Administrative Support Personnel, Quality, Engineering , Operations and Maintenance team members.External Partners: Service ProvidersThe Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics are representative of a manufacturing, laboratory, and warehouse environment and include handling of viral and bacterial hazards, potentially hazardous chemicals, as well as infectious or potentially infectious bodily fluids, tissues, and samples. Up to 75% of the time you will be, standing, walking or sitting for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Flexible work hours to meet project deadlines.Equal Employment OpportunityQuidelOrtho believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. QuidelOrtho is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at

Keywords: QuidelOrtho, Rochester , Film Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Rochester, New York

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