Senior Manager - Engineering

Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis Parenteral Manufacturing (IPM) Site manufactures sterile injectable commercial and commercialization products in vial, cartridge, and pre-filled syringe formats with Safety First and Quality Always. The Senior Manager - Engineering partner with other leaders to influence and implement the organization’s functional agenda, business plan priorities, and quality plan objectives for the site. They are responsible for developing employees as necessary to meet these business requirements.


  • Key responsibilities for the Senior Manager - Engineering role include:
  • Develop, mentor, coach, and recognize employees within their organization.
  • Develop and implement business plan objectives
  • Track team performance in carrying out and completing objectives
  • Staff the team with personnel capable of meeting business needs and objectives
  • Build and drive safety and quality culture within organization
  • Remove barriers that impact team performance
  • Provide technical input/support
  • Develop local processes and procedures in accordance with the FUME system
  • Ensure an adequate number of qualified resources are trained and qualified to perform asset management processes
  • Meet the requirements of the FUME System through execution of local processes and procedures.
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained in a qualified state for reliable supply of medicine
  • Lead and implement continuous improvement projects or troubleshooting initiatives within your organization
  • Become a deviation lead investigator and change control initiator to contribute to departmental improvement.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 4 years of experience

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Previous Parenteral manufacturing experience
  • Previous supervisory/leadership experience
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels (both oral and written)
  • Strong talent development skills, especially mentoring and people development
  • Proven regulatory compliance knowledge (GMP, OSHA, etc.)

Additional Information:

  • This position's work schedule is Monday – Friday days, but since the manufacturing area work schedule is 24 hrs/7 days per week, off-hours support may be required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

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