Hiring Organization: HRLeverage Africa

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Job Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

For the successful implementation of highly technical or involved engineering projects in the creation and development of automatic, semi-automatic and manually controlled production machines, auxiliary equipment, or other items presenting new or constantly changing problems of materials, customer requirements and product uses.
Developing and managing the site’s Capital Projects plan and budget
Directing and prioritizing the activities of direct staff while managing overall responsibility for activities of project engineers and technical support personnel.
Coordinating process improvement efforts with plant leadership
Prioritizing engineering projects and assignments for completion by the appropriate engineering personnel.
Establishing engineering networks with other facilities, OEM, R&D, Marketing, and Corporate Engineering functions for new product implementation.
Establishing systems to document and maintain process validation and drawing compliance.
Managing engineering team direct reports and their subordinates.
Overseeing acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposition of building systems, production equipment.]
Managing the finances of the engineering function, analyzes financial information, prepares and manages operating and capital budgets, and monitors revenues and expenditures to contain costs.
Working with all departments within the facility to assure that inventory, budget, and Plant financial goals and objectives are accomplished.
Working to assure Quality Assurance requirements and regulatory compliance are maintained.


A plant engineer who is career-driven, have strong leadership skills, and a depth of experience in driving strong pharmaceutical plant engineering and maintenance teams.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; acceptable disciplines would be Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering
8+ years experience in either pharmaceutical manufacturing company
5+ years progressive management experience including leading an engineering or maintenance team
Knowledge of all phases of project management including architecture and design, electrical, mechanical, structural, telecommunications, life safety for capital equipment, line extensions and process product development.
Experience with plant systems typically found in pharmaceutical GMP production, including clean steam, Wifi
Must also have thorough knowledge in the areas of Mechanical, Electrical, and Industrial Engineering, Technical Management, Project Management, and Operations/Production.
Working knowledge of Machine Controls, Drafting, Budgeting, Costing, Financial Systems, Communication, Development and GMP, Quality System Regulation, and ISO Requirements.
Knowledge of inventory and purchasing Systems.
Direct validation experience
Six Sigma / Lean certification strongly preferred
Excellent leadership skills and a track record of developing subordinates
Strong communication skills; oral, written and electronic.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.