Richard F. Newmiller

Specialties: Manufacturing, Regulatory

Richard F. Newmiller

Richard F. Newmiller has over 20 years of Pharmaceutical Industry experience.  Presently he is a Management Consultant supplying Engineering and project management services with a unique background that includes corporate, contractor, designer and owner perspective.

He has provided Engineering, consulting, operations, and maintenance expertise as an employee for a variety of manufacturing and research organizations including Merck, SmithKline Beckman   (now Glaxo SmithKline), Centocor (now Johnson & Johnson) and Wyeth (now Pfizer) where he was Senior Director of Project Engineering in Global Engineering Services.

Richard is also consulting in the regulated medical marijuana industry providing guidance and direction in the areas of scope definition, compliance, operating environment, design and engineering management, budget and schedule development, and commissioning.

Richard has executed hundreds of Pharma projects with a value in excess of $2 billion. Responsibilities included obtaining funding, contractor selection, design, engineering, start-up, commissioning, validation and assisting with establishment and product licensing. Those projects produced products that ranged from topicals, liquids, and solid dosage to injectables supporting OTC, diagnostic, biological, and pharmaceutical operations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, England and Holland. Rich received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, and an MBA from Temple University; he earned his Professional Engineering (PE) license in Pennsylvania.