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Plant Mechanic/Engineer - 2018-023

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Cook County, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 12, 2018
Job ID
A leader in pharma and biotech manufacturing, this client offers autonomy and is expanding. Need a candidate who is both hands-on mechanical and an engineer.
Maintaining machinery and equipment at state-of-the-art levels in accordance with the production requirements. Ensuring reliable availability of utilities and equipment without unplanned production downtime. Establishes service, equipment, and maintenance specifications (including all relevant SAP procedures).
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related or technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years work experience; pharmaceutical or food industry preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Carries out engineering activities and leads internal projects
  • Carries out requirement planning and order placement in SAP
  • Conducts staff training
  • Develops recommendations, solutions and solution alternatives for the elimination of weak points in the continuous improvement process
  • Ensures documentation according to cGMP
  • Ensures the technical availability of equipment, machines, devices, systems, and utilities including availability of replacement parts.
  • Establishes user requirement specifications for new equipment and service and maintenance specifications (including all relevant SAP procedures).
  • Executes supervision of contractors engaged in engineering activities
  • Initiates and implements deviation and change processes
  • Inspects the equipment related documentation (e.g. user requirement specification, operating instructions)
  • Issues and revises SOPs and QC forms
  • Monitors existing equipment, machines, devices, systems, and utilities technical performance and monitors technical inventory
  • Organizes and supervises of equipment approval
  • Participates in On-Call-Duty
  • Performs troubleshooting and weakness analysis 
  • Presents the engineering documentation during inspections and audits 
  • Supports external and internal audits
  • Supports qualification activities 
  • Takes on special tasks at the instruction of the site president and site directors (e.g. mediafill support)