Process Engineer (Manufacturing)

United States-Greenwood-SC


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About Capsugel

Capsugel is the recognized world leader in the manufacture and sale of two-piece gelatin and HPMC capsules for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries.

Colleagues who join our team are exposed to excellent opportunities for future growth in a diverse market, where they are best positioned for personal and professional growth. Our colleagues have the opportunity to work on global projects, with access to diverse cultures and operations. In addition to a competitive, performance-based compensation and benefits program, we offer interesting and challenging jobs in a dynamic and safe environment

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Job Description

Responsible for providing engineering and technical support to manufacturing colleagues to maximize quality and productivity of capsule manufacturing.  Determines and specifies optimum processing parameters for assigned hard capsule machines (HCM).  Provides guidance, training, and technical information to Shift Leaders and manufacturing colleagues.  Troubleshoots chronic manufacturing problems.  Coordinates and performs size changes or projects on assigned machines.  Initiates and evaluates process improvement projects.

Essential Duties:


  • Analyzes HCMs to determine most efficient processing parameters
  • Monitoring productivity and capsule quality of machines in MFG
  • Ability to troubleshoot both hard gelatin machines (HGC) and Vcaps plus (VCP) HCMs
  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for manufacturing inquiries and issues regarding HCMs
  • Ability to generate documents and graphs in MFG applications and report to management
  • Performs HCM production analysis and develops proposals for process improvements
  • Trains manufacturing colleagues related to functionality of HCMs
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Other Duties:

  • Perform projects to meet organizational needs
  • Initiates improvements within and between departments




  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in a business or technical field
  • Must score 100 or below on company-required visiion color testing
  • Lift, push, pull objects up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to make process decisions under time constraints
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Public speaking and presentation experience
  • Experience in making quality decisions or dispositioning product



  • 5+ years experience in capsule manufacturing or a similar field
  • Orange Belt, Green Belt, or Black Belt certified
  • Ability to work with different groups and prioritize organizational needs
  • Capsule manufacturing experience