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Manufacturing Engineering Consultant


Last Updated: 11/23/22

Job Description

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

This incumbent leads Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) Process. Facilitating teams to investigate and determine potential quality, safety and reliability issues on new or existing equipment and process.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

  • Establish multifunctional teams to perform FMEA investigations on critical equipment or Process in a timely manner.

  • Work across sites to facilitate FMEA consistency.

  • Utilization of the FMEA spreadsheet tool and / or other technical tools to perform in depth technical review of equipment, utilities or process.

  • Collaborate and drive the completion of the investigation summary report, control strategy summary, task assignment and tracking in the Quality system (Veeva)

  • Ability to negate any preconceived thoughts associated with the equipment being reviewed and conduct investigations in an objective approach.

  • Basic understanding of process equipment and have mechanical aptitude to understand equipment operation and process directions. Ensuring reliable operation and quality from equipment and process.

  • Ability to understand equipment drawings and technical manuals.

  • Project management ability to plan, organize and execute basic projects.

  • Safety oriented to ensure a safe work environment and safe operation of equipment.

Basic Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in related Engineering field and on-the-job training & experience gained by working in the engineering or manufacturing environment.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to form and motivate teams comprised of inter-intra department Elanco employees outside consultants and venders.

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Preferences:

  • Organizational skills in planning, goal setting, prioritizing work and coordinating with area stakeholders. Strong oral and written communication skills to be able to effectively interface with all levels of Elanco personnel, outside consultants, contractors. Position requires the ability to understand and apply technical information, as well as the ability to make sound business decision regarding technical matters. Knowledge of regulations a must.

Other Information:

  • Maintain a non-bias opinion of the equipment or process being reviewed.

  • Ability to perform in-depth investigating and initiate discussion on potential areas of concern associated with quality, safety and reliability.


Notification of Drug testing and Background Checks

Elanco conducts urinalysis drug testing as a mandatory part of its pre-employment application and background check process after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment by an applicant. The drug testing will be conducted by a certified laboratory/testing service selected by Elanco, in accordance with the procedures required by applicable state and federal law. Additionally, Elanco requires successful completion of a urinalysis drug test if it has reasonable suspicion that an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol which adversely affects or could adversely affect the employee's job performance as allowed by applicable law. Tested applicants will be given a copy of any positive test result. All test results shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed by Elanco, other than to those persons for whom such disclosure is necessary. Positive test results, or a refusal to consent to and participate in pre-employment drug testing, shall be grounds for denial of employment. Cooperation in scheduling the testing is important for processing an application for employment. By signing your acceptance to an offer of employment, you consent to be drug tested and acknowledge you have thoroughly read the foregoing notice and policy, and you understand and agree that in order to be considered for employment with Elanco, you will be required to comply with Elanco's drug testing policy. Elanco's background check requirements also include but are not limited to an acceptable criminal background check, educational verification, job history verification and motor vehicle report (if required to drive a company vehicle). If appropriate for the role, as outlined on the job posting, successful completion of Post Offer Exam, Work Simulation and/or Administrative Skills Testing may also be required.

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Company Details

Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health...