Jon Burgess has been active in pharmaceutical packaging for 16 years, holding increasingly responsible positions with Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp. beginning in 2005.
From 2016 to 2020, as Nephron’s Senior R&D Process Manager, Mr. Burgess led a team of R&D engineers responsible for process development, manufacturing support, and equipment acquisition/implementation. He also managed manufacturing projects as well as pharmaceutical development of drugs for production at the facility. He oversaw process development of several inhalation, ophthalmic, and injection drugs filled on Rommelag 460 and Weiler 640 Blow-Fill-Seal machines. He also managed the acquisition, design, and implementation of two Schubert packaging lines valued at over $7 million to be used to expand into the injectables market.
He initially served as Nephron’s R&D Mechanical Engineer, ensuring manufacturing efficiency, reliability and product quality for projects such as installation of high-speed pouching/cartoning lines valued at over $20 million.