Boehringer Ingelheim Specialist, Manufacturing Improvement (Monday-Friday, 1st Shift) in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


The Manufacturing Improvement Specialist (MIS) is responsible for the coordination and execution of tasks associated with process improvement and process engineering projects within the production area. Responsible for assisting, formulating and completing CAPAs that are originated as a result of investigations in the production area. Responsible for identifying preventive action opportunities not necessarily associated with investigations, but that occur during daily operation.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the cross-functional process improvement activities of prioritized production projects. Assist in identifying problems and formulating solutions for assigned production projects. Incorporate and apply process improvement tools.

  • Assist department management with timely completion of CAPA, deviations, planned deviations, change controls, idea workflows etc.

  • Facilitates the implementation of process change controls including monitoring the sustainability of the process change controls.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate KPIs/metrics to tract the effectiveness of process change controls and other applicable process improvement activities.


  • Bachelor's degree, from an accredited institution, in scientific, engineering, business administration or related field and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment or similar production site or a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to effectively identify and utilize resources to drive process improvements projects resulting in cost savings.

  • Demonstrated ability to define a problem, analyze and deliver cost saving solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within and influence cross functional teams.

  • Excellent presentation, technical business writing and oral communication skills.

  • Must be proficient in Office software, including Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and Power Point.

  • Preference to proficiency in statistical tools.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA,Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Person with a Disability

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings.

Organization: US-Vetmedica

Title: Specialist, Manufacturing Improvement (Monday-Friday, 1st Shift)

Location: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 1811540