2015 Archived Content

SC5 Operational Excellence Strategies for Bioprocessing – QbD, DoE and PAT

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 | Dinner Short Courses | 6:00-8:30 pm


Elizabeth Rebeil, Associate Director, Operational Excellence, Shire Pharmaceuticals


  • Intro (2-3 survey questions)
  • Business Strategy
  • Sustaining the improvement growth
  • Tools and methodology
  • Natural Progression
  • Catapult Challenge (Group dynamic 30-45min)
  • Business Processes
  • Problem Solving Tools
  • OE/DoE/QbD/PAT-Pitfalls
  • OE/DoE/QbD/PAT- Advantages
  • Critical Factors (Group dynamic 5-10min)
  • OE Holistic System (I will bring 2 posters of this file)

Instructor Biography:

Elizabeth RebeilElizabeth Rebeil is responsible for supporting and managing the implementation of Operational Excellence at Shire Pharmaceutical in Lexington Massachusetts. Elizabeth continuously seeks to change the culture of the company through a methodical approach to process improvement (new ways of thinking) and solving problems. Elizabeth Rebeil has over 10 years of Continuous Improvement and Project Management experience. Before Shire, Elizabeth worked for Lonza a global leader in Science and for BOSE Corporation as a Regional Continuous Improvement Manager in the Southwest.

She is a MBB train the trainers with Air Academy Associates, has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with several certifications such as Financial for not Controllers, Training Director, Bose Production System (TPS), Continuous Flow, etc. Other past roles include Regional Continuous Improvement Manager at Bose Corporation (SW), Training & Communication at Chamberlain-LiftMaster, Consultant for Becton Dickson, AVENT, Alcatel, Bard, among others.

Currently Elizabeth is pursuing her Doctorate degree in Business Management and PMP certification.


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