03 May, 2023

Senior Production Engineer

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Chihuahua, Mexico
Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description

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  •  A Production Engineer provides technical expertise and leadership to the manufacturing

process lines. It is (he’s/her) responsibility to identify and resolve technical opportunities on

Safety, Quality, Compliance, Customer Service or/and Cost, through continuous

improvement, and decision-making based on CREDO values. Production Engineer is

accountable for maintaining pieces of equipment in optimal conditions to support

manufacturing requirements. In addition, Production Engineers shall share their knowledge

and expertise with Operation Technicians guiding/coaching them or maintaining

manufacturing processes in optimal conditions to support manufacturing requirements.

  • Ensure to comply with quality Metrics (i.e. Non-Conformance, CAPA, Audit observations

Timeliness Metric).

  • Manages and coordinates Engineering through subordinated technicians in order to meet

Production/NPD requirements consistent with costs, high quality, profitability and the required

delivery times.

  • Schedules, organizes, runs, integrates and wraps up projects within the expected scope and

time frame, either by personally carrying them out or assigning them to subordinates.

  • Must display individual creativity, forethought, and skills in making judgment calls, anticipating

to and solving problems, creating programs to meet goals/requirements,

organization/leadership of projects, and developing standards and guidelines for technical



Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local

laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, this position:

  • Responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership for daily manufacturing operations and ensuring established metrics (Production, Quality, Scrap and Cycle Time) are met
  • Utilizes Process Excellence methodology and tools to identify and implement improvement projects geared to reduce cost, eliminate scrap, improve quality and minimize cycle time
  • Provides specific technical expertise to support special projects, pilot operations, product and process improvements; and provides input to develop capital expense forecast and equipment/spare parts budgets to support business needs
  • Identifies and develops corrective action plans to improve product reliability in the field
  • Provides support to product inquiry investigations
  • Follow all company safety policies and other safety precautions within the work area
  • Compliance with safety policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with Environmental Management System (EHS) responsibilities
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned and not all responsibilities listed may be assigned
  • Provides and implements robust corrective actions to quality, safety and ergonomic risk detected in the manufacturing area.
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
  • For those who supervise or manage a staff, responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable
  •  Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent minimum required, preferably in engineering or technical field.
  • Approximate experience, or equivalent knowledge and skills, necessary to satisfactorily perform the position responsibilities. 4 – 6 years of experience in related field.
  •  Advance technical training in area(s) of expertise preferred

· Bilingual: English/ Spanish preferred

· GMP/ ISO knowledge preferred

· Knowledge of product and process design and development, materials, standardization science and applied statistics

· Knowledge of project management and cost analysis preferred

· Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet analysis, data management, projects management, presentation graphics, engineering analysis and statistical software.

· Knowledge of information systems including but not limited to JDE, Quality Systems & Documentation Control Systems

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