Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Packaging: Sterile Pharmaceuticals, Blow Fill Seal, Liquid Filling, Solids Filling, Facilities & Equipment

ID: 739593 , USA

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Pharmaceutical Industry Expert with over 35 years of experience in all aspects of pharma manufacturing and packaging. He is a leader in manufacturing facilities and equipment, with in-depth knowledge of design, construction, start-up, validation, operations, and maintenance. He is an expert in all aspects of Blow-Fill-Seal manufacturing, from development of molds to packaging of finished products. Expert has a specific focus on sterile pharma, which his roles have ranged from building equipment, global installation of equipment, and managing the equipment manufacturing process for start to finish. He has worked for a sterile contract manufacturer (CDMO), in all facets of the business, staring out as a machine technician and working his way up to the second in command. In his former position, Expert started out as technical support for a pharma company looking to expand in the United States (already in Europe), and worked his way up to General Manager.

Furthermore, Expert has sound knowledge of engineering, metrology, equipment commissioning and qualification, regulatory requirements (FDA, MHRA, EU, cGMP, and OSHA), design and construction of pharmaceutical facilities, and manufacturing operations (Blow-Fill-Seal, aseptic processing, liquid oral dosage forms, inhalation products, eye-drops, and topical solutions). He is skilled in business operations, deviation management, communications, and project management, and is experienced in FDA and MHRA multi-product establishment inspection process. He holds a patent for molded containers and systems for pharmaceutical containers.

Specialties: Blow-Fill-Seal, automation, budgeting, calibration, CAPA, engineering, EU, FDA, GMP, facility design, MHRA, Microsoft software, packaging, personnel, process engineering, management skills, sterility assurance, validation.

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: General Manager, Corporate Board Member Department:
French multi-national and leader in pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing. Specializing in unit dose manufacturing, the company produces pharmaceuticals in America, Brazil, China, and France.

- Developed sterile products approved for manufacturing
- Achieved approval of the site to produce sterile products
- Restructured the site to operate in a 24/7 configuration, from a 5/10 configuration
- Guided the facility through 3 very successful FDA audits
- Expanded sterile capability at the site by 3x
- Significantly improved the site’s profitability
- Helped guide the company to be more global
- Involved in decision to purchase a production site in China
- Looked at overall corporate organizational structure
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2018 Employer: Woodstock Sterile Solutions (Formerly Catalent Pharma Solutions and Cardinal Health) Title: Chief Engineer/Interim General Manager Department:
Leading global provider of best-in-class sterile development and manufacturing solution across a broad-range of applications.

- Directed and coordinated engineering activities to ensure that cost-effective strategies were developed and implemented
- Maintained full compliance to requirements of customers and regulating authorities
- Oversaw the metrology department, mold shop, and engineering group
- Oversaw the procurement, commissioning and qualification of new equipment
- Reviewed and coordinated market opportunities with Business Development
- Resolved technical issues that arose. Lead investigator for most of the critical issues including media failures, customer complaints, and process failures
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2003 to 2009 Employer: Woodstock Sterile Solutions (Formerly Catalent Pharma Solutions and Cardinal Health) Title: Director of Research and Development & Director of Technical Support Department:
Leading global provider of best-in-class sterile development and manufacturing solution across a broad-range of applications.

- Directed and coordinated activities and relationships related to new business opportunities, development of existing products/processes, and implementation of new technologies
- Maintained effectiveness of the Quality System by ensuring compliance with all applicable corporate and regulatory SOPs and safety guidelines and by ensuring all employees receive necessary and appropriate training for their job function
- Drove revenue growth through identification and initiation of contact with new customers
- Developed a process for smooth transition of products and processes from R+D into commercial operation
- Presented “Embossed Labeling Options for BFS Products” at the BFS IOA USA conference and annual general meeting in 2008
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1992 to 2003 Employer: Weiler Engineering, Inc. Title: Manufacturing Manager Department:
America's leading provider of aseptic custom packaging for pharmaceutical and healthcare applications.

- Directed all aspects of BFS machine manufacturing, installation, and service for global customers and managed the supply chain for ordering required parts to build the machines
- Worked closely with the engineering department to ensure on-time construction and delivery of the BFS equipment
- Managed the service department to ensure on-time installation and start-up of customers’ machines: maintained machines, troubleshooting customer issues, and performing upgrades to installed machines in America, Asia, Australia, and Europe

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