Overview

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Position Description:

As a member of a team dedicated to ensuring regulatory compliance for a network of vaccine manufacturing sites, the role will:

  • Partner with external consultants to compare existing Establishment 196 practices (Outlines of Production, Batch records, work-instructions, control strategies, etc.) to current compliance requirements
  • Develop a strategy (priority, timeline, owners, etc.) for improvements
  • Actively execute the strategy after approval by executive leadership
  • Periodically present progress to Executive Leadership

Though developing a strategy is a necessary component of this role, the focus is on the execution of the strategy—completing the improvements identified in the plan.  This role will report to the manufacturing Site Head but will have significant exposure to executive leadership throughout the entire process.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

  • Partner with functional leaders, Site Head, external consultants, subject matter experts, and executive leadership to develop a compliance roadmap for the vaccine manufacturing site(s)
  • Responsible for the execution and delivery of engineering improvements through individual assignments and leading project teams
  • Create, present, and lead training on engineering solutions and equipment based improvements to processes or procedures
  • Use technical skills to lead or participate in investigations, which may include change controls, deviations etc.
  • Prepare protocols as needed and author technical reports to support the compliance roadmap
  • Provide technical support through data analysis and trending
  • Communicate progress to off-site steering team
  • Replicate process for other vaccine manufacturing sites in the network

Minimum Qualification (education, experience and/or training, required certifications):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • A minimum of two years’ experience providing technical support in a manufacturing environment or pharmaceutical industry
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a regulated industry (USDA, GMP or FDA)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to execute complex projects
  • Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

Additional Preferences:

  • MS or PhD preferred
  • Experience with 9 CFR and USDA strongly preferred
  • High level of technical troubleshooting ability in all engineering areas.
  • Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Effective strategic, operational and management skills.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments
  • Solid analytical and strategic capabilities and business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct and appearance.
  • Experience in Lean, Six-Sigma or Operational Excellence
  • Proficiency with applicable computer systems, such as SAP, Veeva and Microsoft Office

Other Information:

  • Travel may be required
  • PPE required in some working areas

Other Information:

  • Travel may be required
  • PPE required in some working areas
  • Position may be located at any of our US manufacturing sites (Ft. Dodge, Iowa; Clinton, Indiana; Greenfield, IN; Kansas City, KS)
  • Relocation assistance eligible

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

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 of animals in their care, while also making a meaningful impact on our local and global communities. At Elanco, we are driven by our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching life and our Elanco Healthy Purpose™ CSR framework – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

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