Senior Process Equipment Engineer
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Marietta
Posted Date: Mar 1 2023
Are you looking for an engineering role that allows you to leverage your technical knowledge in a state-of-the-art manufacturing environment? If so, this l role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.
The Senior Process Equipment Engineer supports secondary vaccines manufacturing in a 24/7 production facility as part of an Engineering and Maintenance Team. The team is responsible for maintaining equipment in a state of readiness through routine preventive maintenance and upgrades to extend its useful life.
The Senior Process Equipment Engineer will also lead continuous improvement projects to achieve Safety, Quality and Commercial objectives. As system experts, Engineers are relied upon to lead technical investigation impacting manufacturing processes
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
Provide support to FFL Operations by collecting and analyzing equipment performance data, performing FMEA, developing and implementing preventive maintenance and calibration programs to ensure a reliable and optimized operational capability
Optimize maintenance procedures for all vial pathway related process equipment and associated control systems
Develop training programs for equipment operation and preventive maintenance
Act as the site subject matter expert for all questions and issues related to vial pathway process equipment (Washer, Tunnel, Filler, IPC, RABS, LUAT, ALUS, Capper, Seidenader and conveyance systems)
Project Management of key Continuous Improvement Projects as assigned by Value Stream Leader.
Provide technical support for existing vial pathway related process equipment and associated control systems
Analyze repairs and maintenance requirements in order to proactively address equipment weaknesses
Provide technical guidance and oversight to FFL Electrical Mechanic Technicians for compliance to LTS systems
Provide technical expertise during regulatory audits
Stay current on developments in the field of pharmaceutical process equipment and process control technology and GSK Standards
In cooperation with Validation, develop validation documentation and implement validation plans
Lead the design and installation of manufacturing process equipment and associated control systems which are harmonized with the GSK standards
Participate on cross-functional teams to facilitate discussion and research, enabling procedures to become more efficient, and enhance interdepartmental relationships
Manage vendors and consultants to ensure that contracts contain appropriate technical specifications and are delivered as required
Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, GSK standard operating & safety procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, biochemistry, chemical engineering or other engineering field
5+ years experience in Secondary Aseptic Operations engineering
1+ years experience in leading the design, programming, start-up, and troubleshooting of process control equipment including PLC/SCADA systems
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
3+ years experience in lyophilization process equipment
Proficient in MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Word and the ability to learn and apply new computer programs. The ability to create, interpret and modify data in Excel is required
Prior user experience with MS Project and Primavera or similar project planning software
Provide leadership to generate options, resolve problems, prioritize solutions, select optimal solutions and implement decisions
Working knowledge of cGMPs, and the ability to grasp and apply site policies and procedures to project scope
Possess a technical understanding of industry and science practices related to the business
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.
Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Get Ahead Together.
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.
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