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Careers at Pillar5 Pharma

Manufacturing \ Packaging Engineer
(1 Permanent, Full-Time Position Available)

Reporting to the Head, Engineering & Maintenance the Manufacturing\Packaging Engineer’s role is to manage assigned manufacturing projects and provide advanced technical assistance to the Manufacturing, Quality and Maintenance groups.


  • Provides engineering support to the Manufacturing and Maintenance groups on operational, troubleshooting, and maintenance issues.
  • Lead efforts to reduce equipment downtime and improve customer service KPIs.
  • Develop, design, budget, schedule and lead assigned projects.
  • Establishes and defines project requirements with management and internal customer groups.
  • Assists project sponsors with the preparation of Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR).
  • Evaluate packaging processes and generate engineering reports.
  • Selects, manages, and coordinates the efforts of consultants/contractors.
  • Initiate and complete GMP documentation such as Change Control Requests, engineering drawings, and implement Corrective and Preventative Action Plans.
  • Assist with efforts to improve plant efficiencies and lead continuous improvement projects.
  • Ensures that all applicable local, provincial (i.e. OHSA), and federal (i.e. GMP) regulatory requirements are met.


  • Grade 12 diploma, post secondary education with millwright certification is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in a production environment preferably with packaging and tabletting machines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and proven mechanical training and experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) controllers i.e., troubleshooting
  • Excellent team work, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of cGMP’s and SOP’s
  • Understanding of Lean and Six Sigma concepts is an asset
  • Ability to work shifts and be on call when needed

Application process: Please send your resume using the form below.