Manufacturing Engineer in Branchburg, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer proficient in Filling and Packaging equipment specification, procurement, installation and commissioning in a GMP environment.


  • Uses technical and business knowledge and expertise to support Operations in the design, scale-up, optimization, specification, procurement, installation and qualification of filling and packaging processes or equipment.
  • Supports the preparation of any user/system requirements, bid package, capital justification, and factory acceptance/commissioning testing for all new filling and packaging equipment.
  • Defines specifications of diagnostic equipment and packaging components in accordance with manufacturing capabilities and marketing objectives.
  • Applies engineering principles and financial expertise to improve diagnostic manufacturing performance, promote cost reductions and achieve optimum level of quality and efficiency.
  • Ability to manage equipment projects from design concept/user requirements through to installation/qualification, including collaboration with suppliers/vendors.
  • Prepares production documents (Packaging Records, Filling Records, Labeling Records) as needed.
  • Investigates and resolves problems related to existing equipment functionality, and determines root cause of issues in conjunction with customer complaints.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering or Industrial Engineering, with 5 years work-related experience preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing operations, equipment and equipment suppliers, preferably automated liquid filling and packaging.
  • Previous good manufacturing practices (GMP) or background in an FDA-regulated environment in an engineering support role a plus.
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to establish priorities to finish tasks, ability to multitask, track status/progress and report/present updates as required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with stakeholders and various departments throughout the company.
  • Excellent technical writing skills required.
  • Ability to manage multiple equipment (new or upgrades) projects through to completion under minimal to no supervision.
  • Proficient skills level with using Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Visio and MS Project.

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.