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US_Team Leader, Aseptic Filling

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

This position provides technical direction in the Aseptic Filling department according to company policies and corporate business plans, to provide technical competence through proper selection and training of staff and the work force, to insure a safe work place through proper training of staff and the work force, to implement and maintain compliance status (cGMP, OSHA) within the department, to implement strategies to reduce cost of goods and improve existing production processes. 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

  • Supervise Aseptic Filling operations and personnel to include communicating to management the status and/or progress of departmental concerns, issues, employee actions, new ideas, and all other relevant information to ensure success within the department. Hire, train, coach and develop personnel within the department in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the activities and schedules of the department
  • Responsible for purchase of operating supplies to include recommendations new or replacement equipment.
  • Assist in deviation investigation and CAPA implementations
  • Accurate business function documentation management: Organize/prioritize batch record reviews as defined by Management for completed production items.
  • Assist in the creation, review and approval relevant SOPs, Controlled Forms and other business function documents to support regulatory compliance, change controls and company driven initiatives
  • Manage and maintain tracking system for department key performance indicators. Provide data/metrics to Management regarding individual, equipment, production trends; provide recommendations to resolve errors
  • Troubleshoot production problems, document findings, and implement solutions to resolve problems
  • Investigate production process deviations
  • Ensure compliance with cGMP, APHIS, OSHA, EPA, EU, and JP regulations pertaining to production process


  • Bachelor´s Degree in related business or scientific field from an accredited institution
  • In addition to Bachelor´s degree, two (2) years of professional experience.
  • In lieu of a degree, six (6) years of relevant experience.
  • Experience must be inclusive of one (1) year of leadership experience
  • Experience must be inclusive of managing and auditing master receipts, batch records and process order data within relevant SAP/ERP software systems.
  • Experience in ERP inventory control system(s) is preferred but not necessary.
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and database management required
  • Demonstrated ability to train others and complete OJT assessments.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow systematic continuous improvement methodologies and the willingness to identify, define, and implement process improvements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Aseptic or related production techniques and equipment.
  • A working knowledge of cGMP, EU and OSHA Part 11 guidelines as they pertain to implementing process improvements on aseptic production or other production equipment
  • Must be detail oriented, able to work with minimal supervision and self-motivated to utilize resources to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple on-going projects with aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong proofreading skills along with excellent communication and written capabilities.
  • Must be proficient in MS office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be able to readily learn and quickly become proficient in all software applications utilized for packaging equipment and operations