Sr Manager, Engineering-Maintenance
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Sr. Mgr. Engineering & Maintenance leads a team of engineering
and maintenance colleagues in the manufacturing of aseptic
pharmaceutical products, including, but not limited to: utilities,
corrective and preventive maintenances activities, troubleshooting,
contractors, reliability program, storeroom operations, critical
spares, work management, capital projects, facilities, etc.
Occupant demonstrates personal leadership, initiative, judgment and
accountability in day-to-day work activities in addition to
exhibiting strong planning/organizational skills. Must possess
strong communication skills and demonstrate integrity and
cooperation in working with diverse colleagues/groups.-- This role
will lead and oversee several engineering and maintenance functions
all in support of the production of aseptic pharmaceutical products
in compliance with cGMP requirements and the Occupational Health
and Safety Act for a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility as part
of a dedicated team bringing lifesaving penicillin treatments to
our patients. Will work collaboratively with all other supporting
functions to develop and implement initiatives and solutions to
ensure world class productions of medicines. JOB DESCRIPTION The
essential duties for this position include but are not limited
- Responsible for the direct supervision, performance, training,
counseling and development of maintenance and engineering staff
(Team Leaders, Engineers, Technicians, Enablers, etc. ) who have
managerial / team leader responsibilities.
- Oversees the maintenance and reliability programs, engineering,
utilities operations and capital plan.
- Responsible for effective leadership of assigned functions and
performing as a member of the Site Leadership Team.
- Support Maintenance Team Leaders and Reliability Engineer to
develop and implement global reliability program, strategies, plans
and tools at the site level.
- As a member of the Site Leadership Team (SLT), the role will be
expected to work with other SLT members in the execution of new
business or any potential technical transfers or related projects.
This will include providing technical oversight for these
initiatives, supporting the site strategy and ensuring the entire
engineering and maintenance department is fully aligned with
Pfizer--s, PGS and site goals.
- Provides support, coaching and guidance to Maintenance Team
leaders and Reliability Engineer in planning and executing shutdown
- Takes a tactical role on investigations and improvements
partnering with operations, quality, supply, EH&S and other
- Establishes short-term performance goals, monitors results and
makes timely adjustments to achieve delivery objectives. Make
his/her team accountable of the overall engineering and maintenance
department performance and behaviors.
- Assures staff compliance with all procedures, current Good
Manufacturing Practice regulations, and safety rules.
- Oversees the development and maintenance of a safe
manufacturing environment by fostering compliance with regulatory,
plant and corporate policies. Assures that appropriate corrective
actions are taken to eliminate hazardous conditions.
- Oversees the planning, implementation, and documentation of
projects that are intended to increase profitability, safety, or
compliance, leading the group of Project managers to ensure the
site capital plan execution on time and quality, based on site--s
- Helps to prepare, monitor and control site budget based on
volume capacity, head count, and expenses.
- Oversee the validation of equipment and critical systems to
assure that the facility is maintained in a state of control with
- Promotes and emphasizes to all plant personnel adherence to
safety practices and industry regulations. Considers impact of EPA,
OSHA, & FDA on daily operations as well as proposed projects.
- Assures short and long-range coordination of activities with
emphasis on efficient utilization of manpower and resources.
- Fosters a team atmosphere by encouraging employee suggestions
and ideas for improvement, ensuring integration of the technicians'
workforce in investigations, projects, decision making, proposals,
- It is an active member of the SLT and will work collaboratively
with operations, quality, supply and EH&S to ensure manufacture
of world class pharmaceuticals. Leadership skills required will
require the ability to coach and mentor this role--s direct reports
for professional growth. The main leadership responsibilities will
require excellent influential leadership abilities in order to get
results from cross functional team members.
- Provide solutions to a wide range of difficult/complex problems
which require the regular use of ingenuity, innovation,and
creativity. May refer to precedents and policies. Able to gather,
analyze and interpret information and identify cause and effect
relationships. Solutions are imaginative, practical, thorough, and
in line with organization objectives. Able to adapt and respond
positively to situations and people in order to meet changing work
unit priorities. Operates within established HR policies and basic
colleague relations guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelor
of Science degree from a Four-Year College or University in a
technically related discipline (Engineering, Microbiology,
Chemistry, Pharmacy, etc.). Minimum of 5 years of broadly based
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or Laboratory experience. Preferable
three years directly related to Sterile Products Manufacturing.
Master degree desired but not necessary.
- Expertise in pharmaceutical maintenance with a strong
understanding of maintenance practices and processes. Knowledge and
understanding in reliability based maintenance concepts, and
predictive technologies, utilities management and project
- Minimum of five years' experience in pharmaceutical facilities
- Knowledge of GMP, OSHA and FDA regulations applicable to the
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Excellent
customer, stakeholder & OEM relationship management.
- Previous leadership experience required with strong leadership
and influencing capabilities at all levels of the
- Proven problem solving and project management skills.
Independent thinker with strong organizational and analytical
- Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of
- Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to constantly
changing conditions and priorities.
- Strong personal motivation and aptitude for coaching, leading
and managing individuals and teams.--
- An aptitude for understanding process technology and equipment,
- Extensive knowledge in processes related to production of
sterile dosage forms in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Specific
knowledge of aseptically filled syringes preferred. Knowledge of
packaging operations and systems.
- Aseptic Experience with knowledge of clean rooms, sterilizers -
autoclaves, sterile filling, RABS, Isolators,sterile Injectable
process, CIP & SIP (Clean In Place & Sterilize In Place) and
critical systems for aseptic processing: Water For Injection (WFI),
reverse osmosis water (RO), clean steam, HVAC. Have the technical
ability to learn and direct maintenance and engineering processes,
evaluate and understand problems, devise a technical solution and
implement that solution via staff and procedural means.--
"Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences
and capabilities including: the ability to influence and
collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide
the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and
create business impact." PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS This is a
Penicillin site; the candidate must NOT be allergic to Penicillin.
Expected to spend majority of time on the shop floor, and in an
office or meeting rooms. Will be trained in the appropriate
gowning.-- The work environment characteristics and physical
demands described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the
duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand;
walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms and talk or hear; and lift up to 25 lbs. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
Collects and researches data; gathers and analyzes information
skillfully; approaches problems objectively and systematically;
draws accurate conclusions from complex information. NON-STANDARD
WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Job will require
supporting the production schedule which includes certain level of
availability on long days, weekends or alternative shifts. At
different times of the year, this position will work long hours for
scheduled manufacturing shutdown periods and throughout the year
may be required to work late with little notice as need arises when
equipment is unexpectedly down. This position will be on-call
screening alarms and dispatching technicians 24/7 on a rotating
schedule with other colleagues. Aseptic gowning certification to be
able to enter APA once in a while. Limited travel may be required.
Other Job Details:
- Last Date to Apply for Job: February 23, 2021
- Eligible for Relocation Package - Yes
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