Cardinal Health Principal Process Engineer Manufacturing in Augusta, Georgia

Principal Project Engineer

Job Description Summary :

The Principal Project Engineer is responsible for providing key automation support and project management for medical device manufacturing. Lead project teams of engineers and technicians in the development, and troubleshooting of challenging processes and production lines. Manage capital asset development projects for process improvements, capacity expansions, cost reductions, safety, and quality. Actively participate in, and support, an empowered team culture including significant autonomous interaction with manufacturing site operations, quality, and engineering groups.

The Principal Project Engineer works in the corporate Process Engineering group to support manufacturing sites across the globe. Will act as lead engineer for assigned projects, and will be accountable for project success to budget, timeline and operational performance goals. Responsible for developing a work structure, directing team activities, and evaluating team member performance.

Accountabilities :

Work with manufacturing facilities to identify opportunities for process/equipment efficiency improvements and cost savings.

Provide expert services to manufacturing facilities to evaluate current and new processes. These services include debug, upgrade recommendations, and planning for equipment acquisition.

Manage outside vendors to ensure compliance with the developed machine specifications and schedules for automation projects of significant size and scope.

Assist plant personnel for the commissioning and validation of new or modified production lines.

Ensure FDA/ISO/EN compliance in areas of responsibility.

Mentor and coach junior engineers.

Up to 50% travel may be required, including unanticipated requests

Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

A minimum of 5+ years related work experience preferred

Either broad technical understanding in manufacturing processes or recognized expertise in a manufacturing technology

Skills:

Strong analytical/statistical problem solving tools

Highly developed project management skills, and the ability to support multiple projects

Proven leadership skills and a track record of building and inspiring high-performing teams

Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills

Solid PC skills including knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Excellent time management, planning and organization skills.

Familiarity with process controls, equipment design, and AutoCAD.

Lean and Six Sigma experience/certification preferred.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.