Continuous Improvement & Sustainability Manager - Engineering & Maintenance

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2024
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Continuous Improvement & Sustainability Manager - Engineering & Maintenance

Position Summary


Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company, and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.


Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Continuous Improvement and Sustainability Manager has the responsibility of leading the Continuous Improvement and Sustainability team, in planning and executing manufacturing efficiency, energy reduction, environmental improvement projects to meet the financial and environmental commitments of both the Ontario sites.


The CIS Manager will drive manufacturing excellence with targeted projects that are delivered on time, within budget, and in accordance with specifications while adhering to standard safe practices and procedures, cGMP principles, and legislative requirements.


This position can be located in Windsor, Ontario or Strathroy, Ontario, our two sites located in Canada offering softgel development and manufacturing capabilities for the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health industries. We have a broad range of integrated formulation, manufacturing, analytical and packaging services to offer full-service turnkey solutions.


Regular working hours: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM or 8:30 AM-5:00 PM with a 30-minute unpaid lunch


The Role

  • Lead and deliver key process improvement activities and project management inside the Operational team and across all disciplines including Production, Packaging, Engineering, and HS&E.

  • Work in conjunction with stakeholders to ensure alignment on projects and priorities.

  • Lead/deliver investment capital projects and CAPA implementation including key Engineering NCRs related to systems/processes.

  • Manage the continuous improvement savings programs for the Ontario sites, including the over delivery of savings target.

  • Develop, execute, and monitor project plans with clear progress reports and prepare and execute any supporting documents (URS, IQOQ, PQ, SOPS, PMs, CCFs, etc.).

  • Obtain quotes, monitor, and track in-house resource, vendor, and contractor performance, taking action as needed to ensure the project plan completion date is met.

  • Manage and develop direct reports to create a team capable of delivering on multiple CIS projects and activities across the Ontario sites.

  • Must be able to performs other duties as required.


The Candidate

  • Degree in Engineering, applied science, or related field is required.

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in a relatable technical role, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Knowledge of GMP principles is an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, TPS, other related areas.

  • The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.

  • The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, bend, or twist, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • There is also the potential exposure to chemicals that may require the use of PPE.

  • Demonstrable leadership experience at Catalent (including but not limited to participation in Catalent-sponsored leadership programs such as NGGL, GOLD, LEAD Now, GM Excellence, and GROW) may be considered in place of external experience.


Why You Should Join Catalent

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance)

  • Group Retirement Savings –Registered Pension Plan (RPP) with employer contributions.

  • Paid Time Off Programs including vacation, banked time & personal time.

  • Employee Reward & Recognition programs.

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development & growth including tuition reimbursement.


Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!  Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. 

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.


personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.


Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by local law.


If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.