San Fernando, California Project Engineer

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  • Requisition Number R2709
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Production Planning & Control
  • Location San Fernando, California


Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

Project Engineer

San Fernando, CA

.The Project Engineer is responsible for providing technical solutions of business value through the development and execution of equipment related capital projects.  The Project Engineer supports the enhancement of equipment based systems in Pharmavite’s West Coast manufacturing and packaging facilities.   The Project Engineer reports to the Manager, Site Engineering.

Key Responsibilities

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Lead the identification and business case development of equipment capital projects and equipment / system improvement opportunities for inclusion into the sites capital plans
  • Lead the development and implementation of the sites tactical capital projects utilizing Pharmavite’s Project Management Process
  • Lead equipment Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and equipment commissioning,  supports equipment verification / qualification
  • Provide equipment continuous improvement support and subject matter expertise, and is the technical representative for larger capital projects
  • Work to drive continuous improvement through manufacturing equipment and work center modification.  If required leverages new technologies and novel technical solutions to drive improvement through asset creation or existing asset modification.

Ideal Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate is curious and is tenacious in character, leveraging these skills can support our operations teams improve through technical mastery and tactical capital project development and delivery. 

Critical Success Factors

You’ll be most successful in this role if you:

  • Lead teams to deliver tactical capital projects with excellence, utilizing a structured capital project methodology and ensuring robust stakeholder collaboration and input
  • Investigate, assess and implement new manufacturing / packaging technologies or new novel solutions providing business value to Pharmavite
  • Ability to assess manufacturing and packaging equipment & systems, drive technical improvements providing business value
  • Collaborate with operations and other functions to define opportunities for equipment / system improvement
  • Demonstrate a problem solving capability leveraging tools and equipment expertise

Capabilities & Skills Required

In order to take on these challenges, you’ll need to have:

  • Ability to lead project teams, as well as be part of a project team
  • Knowledge and experience in managing multiple projects, preferably capital projects
  • Understanding of equipment operation with the ability to build technical mastery for equipment in the designated area/s of responsibility
  • Engineering degree preferred or 5 years experience in a technical role in a manufacturing environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with equipment control systems would be a plus


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


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