Plant Engineer (Mechanical)
Posted on: August 15, 2019
Job Purpose: Mechanical and utility system operational authority
for the biopharmaceutical process facility. Plans and implements
the operation, modifications to, and maintenance of mechanical and
utility systems (HVAC, Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Purified
Water Systems, Compressed Air/Gas, CIP Skids) and their
distribution. Also responsible for the maintenance and improvement
of broader site architecture and facilities.
--- Manage a team of building mechanic staff in the operation,
maintenance, repair and alteration of building utility services
such as compressed air, compressed gases, CIP systems, plant steam
boilers, chillers, cooling towers, water treatment, PUW, and WFI
systems, refrigeration units, HVAC systems.
--- Manage a team that coordinates and executes approximately 1000
work orders in a calendar year over a 24/7 operation.
--- Technical input and management of all activities above
including task list modifications, statutory requirements (boilers,
pressure vessels, waste services), service interruptions, and
--- Own the main site utility areas (boiler areas, chiller area,
water purification areas, and all equipment in them related to
housekeeping, proper maintenance, proper operation, and .
--- Be "end-user" feedback in all utilities and facilities CAPEX
projects such as generation equipment replacements, process
equipment upgrades, facility upgrades, etc. Input into master
planning of all site projects and facility/utility equipment.
--- Lead a zero accidents culture in team with strong emphasis on
proper training, rigorous LOTO, full use of PTW, and speak up and
slow down mindset. Hire and manage contractors that adhere fully to
--- Investigates and helps solve technical problems that involve
operation of the facility utility equipment and its reliability.
Works with appropriate parties to investigate all adverse equipment
and facility related events. Ensures robust corrective actions are
in place to prevent recurrence of problems.
--- Develops and/or reviews Standard Operating Procedures
applicable to the department.
Why You?Basic qualifications:
--- Bachelors Degree in Engineering with 1-3 years of related work
experience or other degree with 10 years of related work
--- Prior experience with engineering and/or operation of utility
systems - boilers, chillers, HVAC, compressors, pump systems.
--- Hand-on and practical operational experience in a 24/7
environment working directly with heavy, complex, and dangerous
--- Ability to supervise and direct operational staff in daily
activities and develop individual capabilities of the team members.
Prior supervisory experience preferred.
--- Familiar with cGMP's, regulatory guidelines, governmental
codes, and standard operating procedure.
--- Strong communications skills, both verbal and written.
--- Skills and knowledge to serve as a resource and leader to less
Engineering degree is preferred but not required with extensive
utility system operation and maintenance experience.
Why GSK? Because GSK's BioPharm business vision is to leverage its
experience and technical capabilities to launch, supply, and manage
Biopharmaceutical products around the world. It will fulfill GSK's
Mission to Do More, Feel Better, and Live Longer by living its
values: Integrity: Always doing the right thing; Commitment to the
Patient: Making the Patient the #1 Priority; Customer Service:
Commit to delivering on promises to internal & external customers;
Compliance - Being accountable for quality and safety.
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