Manufacturing Operations Support - I

West Point, PA

Type: Contract

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 219969

Date Posted: 05/04/2021

Title: Manufacturing Operations Support - I 

Location: West Point, PA

Start date: ASAP


  • Support activities in the areas of cost containment, efficiency, productivity, energy conservation, waste minimization, operational excellence and lean practices.
  • Utilizes lean principles and six sigma methodology to solve problems, and develops these problem solving skills in work teams.
  • Recognizes and investigates opportunities for financial savings.
  • Understands lean principles and applies these concepts to all aspects of the production environment.
  • Use Microsoft Windows tools to manipulate and analyze large amounts of data and provide guidance on results and trends.
  • Participate in external and internal audits and inspections.
  • Initiate the investigation when a quality, safety or human resource event occurs.
  • Work with members from Quality, Human Resource, Health Services, Technical Operations, Payroll and external organizations to properly handle unplanned events.
  • Ensure that corrective actions are implemented.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering
  • 1 year experience in a heavily regulated industry (ex. FDA, Military, Nuclear, Petro-Chemical)
  • 2 years post-grad experience
  • Two (2) years’ working experience in cGMP pharmaceutical environment
  • SAP experience
  • Experience working within a Union environment
  • Experience with technical writing related to investigations into manufacturing process variation
  • Existing role with many opportunities for an individual...
  • Candidate will need to an Aptitude for troubleshooting, Technically strong.
  • Hands on person who must have Mechanical capability and demonstrated leadership
  • Ability to manage conflict; affect resolution to technical and personnel challenges is key; openness to change; and the ability to affect positive change
  • Must be able to collaborate with team members in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and action plans.
  • Must be capable of independently coordinating and completing optimization activities, in a multi-shift, shared ownership environment.
  • Must be able to facilitate implementation of corrective actions to correct past performance, proactively identify safety and quality-related trends, and be responsible for initiating actions to prevent issues from reoccurring.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are very important. In this role you will assure compliance with safety and environmental practices, cGMPs Human resource Policies, Union contract and SOPs in the work area.


Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.