Engineer III, Maintenance Engineer
Maintenance Engineer III
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or growing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our organisation of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com .
Location/Division Specific Information
The Groningen site is a multi-product and multi-client biopharmaceutical site with development and manufacturing facilities for pharmaceutical products for clinical trials (phase 1, 2 and 3) and commercial production. Our company values performance, quality, and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization one is encouraged to perform at your best.
How will you make an impact?
We are hiring a maintenance engineer to join our maintenance and calibration (M&C) team in the engineering department. The job holder will ensure the reliability of the installations, instruments, equipment, and facilities of the site. Ownership and accountability for the assigned responsibilities will ensure a positive impact on the team and on the site. To do well in this role you should have significant technical knowledge and expertise in the fields of engineering, asset management, reliability engineering, calibration, maintenance, and fit and finish. You will be a role model and leader for the technicians and the engineers.
What will you do?
The job holder’s main accountability is the reliability of the installations, instruments, equipment, and facilities of the site. This includes among others asset management and reliability engineering.
Main responsibilities, as assigned by the manager, include support for: engineering projects; spare parts' strategy; calibration-, preventative - and corrective maintenance strategy, oversight, and planning; administration and training related to the computerized maintenance system; contractor management and handling of maintenance contracts; fit and finish strategy and implementation; identification and support for investment proposals in the department; the handling of deviations, investigations, change requests, change assessments, CAPA’s, internal-, regulatory- and client audits, root cause analysis, and review of work orders.
The job holder is also responsible for achieving the M&C schedule, critical metrics, and reporting of deviations and issues; achieving assigned departmental goals in engineering, which is in line with the site and goals of the company; to ensure that activities in the maintenance and calibration department within the Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporate guidelines, systems, and requirements, EH&S requirements, within quality and regulatory requirements; for continuous improvement initiatives for increased efficiency and/or costs reduction; for budget support, cost consciousness and cost reduction in the department.
What do you have?
Minimal HBO level, or higher vocational education, BSc or equivalent level through education, training, and experience in engineering or equivalent.
Good command of English, both in oral and written communication.
Experience in the Biotech/ Biopharma/ cGMP environment, reliability, engineering or maintenance fields. Knowledge of calibration, facilities, or biotechnology is beneficial. Experience with a computerized maintenance system is helpful.
Social skills that are required include: Proactive demeanor, problem analysis, eye for detail, timeliness, reliable and integrity in all aspects.