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Sun Pharmaceuticals, Inc Sr. Manager, Engineering and Validation in Billerica, Massachusetts

Sr. Manager, Engineering and Validation

Location MA, Billerica

Job Category Engineering

Employment Duration Full time

Establish Engineering best practices to maintain cGMP compliance of Billerica site. Oversee Plant Maintenance, Validation and Calibration programs for site, equipment, utilities, systems, and facilities. Manage site CAPEX projects for on-time/on-budget execution.

  • Manage work activities of all Engineering and Validations department functions

  • Manage implementation of process equipment, utilities, systems, and facilities improvements in conjunction with validation program and capital projects

  • Manage validation, validation maintenance andoperations of equipment, utilities, systems and facilitiesprograms to maintain compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)

  • Write validation and qualification protocols and supporting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required

  • Provide technical assistance and/or directly support Development, Production, QC, and RA/QA groups oncGMP implementation and validation of manufacturing equipment for new processes

  • Revise procedures as needed to improve compliance and efficiency of manufacturing

  • Coordinate validation maintenance activities to ensure compliance and proper maintenance and operation of process equipment utilities, systems, and facilities

  • Manage the validation and calibration schedule, coordinating activities with the construction schedule for a new facility

  • Perform or direct execution of equipment validation and maintenance as required

  • Support the qualification of new processes for manufacturing

  • Support the validation and calibration of new equipment and facilities

  • Design and procure new process equipment, facilities, and utilities

  • Hire, train, manage and motivate staff to meet the engineering, validations, and calibrations workload

  • Other duties as assigned


  • B.S. required

  • Minimum 8-10 years related experience with minimum 4- 6 years in a supervisory and/or managerial role required

  • Strong instrumentation and controls background

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing or compliance environment

  • Direct experience and training on industry standards for aseptic manufacturing engineering requirements/techniques

  • Strong computer skills

  • Must possess current, valid class D Driver's license

  • Ability to operate and maintain all process equipment

  • Familiarity with FDA cGMP, SOPs and ISO standards

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and utilities

  • Familiarity with Kaye Digistrip/Validate 2000