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Boehringer Ingelheim Field Engineer, Packaging (2nd shift, M-F, 3PM-11:30PM) in KANSAS CITY, 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.


Provide expert training and guidance to manufacturing personnel and supervision on production process equipment, work methods, and troubleshooting techniques. Will demonstrate proficiency with various technologies and equipment types including Imprint devices (lasers, inkjet, thermal transfer), Vision Systems, Labelers, Cartoners, and Case Packers. Will provide hands-on technical troubleshooting as well as perform training in the efficient setup and operation of production and utility equipment including all aspects of mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical systems such as drives, instruments, controls, servos, robots, vision, conveying, manipulating and product handling equipment. Serves as trainer and evaluator for bargaining unit OJT program.

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:

  • Trains equipment operators and supervisors on Packaging and Labeling equipment and troubleshooting techniques and supports production schedule adherence and quality requirements.

  • Troubleshoot and implement corrective action where equipment experiences performance issues.

  • Identify, determine and seek approvals within guidelines for equipment upgrades to enhance performance and reliability.

  • Support training of production operators and supervisors on best operational practices of electro-mechanical Packaging and Labeling equipment.

  • Assist and support Packaging Engineering projects involving electro-mechanical applications relative to all facets of design, scope, performance parameters, testing and implementation.

  • Facilitate production activities by directing efficient and effective setup of equipment.

  • Comply with regulatory requirements relative to the EU, FDA, USDA, APHIS, OSHA as well as local and state requirements of our business. Particular attention is required to cGMP requirements for modification of production equipment. Follow Company policy and SOP's relative to all aspects of this position including financial, environmental health and safety, training etc. Particular attention is required to cGMP requirements for modification of production equipment.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management, to support operations.

  • Provide supervisory relief and coverage.

  • Utilize CMMS per SOP to assure proper documentation of work. Keep current on new technologies impacting self-knowledge and the equipment.


  • Two(2) - Five(5) years Electro-Mechanical maintenance, control and design experience in equipment common to biological, pharmaceutical or food processing.PLC, PLS, Servo, and controls expertise as well as mechanical experience.

  • Experience with the operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance ofImprint devices (lasers, inkjet, thermal transfer), Vision Systems, Labelers, Cartoners, and Case Packers.

  • College degree in an engineering related discipline and/or technical institute training and certification in electro-mechanical fields or equivalent experience.

  • Leadership, supervisory, and training experience desirable.

  • Knowledge of and experience working in a cGMP environment.

  • Knowledge of and experience with condition monitoring, troubleshooting of equipment, and training of technology is desirable.

  • SAP experience preferred

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 one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. 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. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 verifications and drug screenings. *LI-BR1

Organization: US-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Title: Field Engineer, Packaging (2nd shift, M-F, 3PM-11:30PM)

Location: Americas-US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 207856