Pfizer Manager, Qualified Utilities Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan
The mission of the Utilities Team is to provide the site a constant flow of reliable, compliant utilities that ranges from the Qualified Utilities (PW, WFI, Clean Steam, Pharm Air, etc...) to the Non-Qualified Utilities (Steam, Compressed Air, Chilled Water). The Qualified Utilities Engineer role functions as the "owner" and subject matter expert (SME) of generation and distribution systems for Validated Waters, Validated Gases along with other site Utilities. These utilities are the life-blood of the site and are expected to be operated in an efficient, reliable and compliant manner. In this function the Engineer will monitor and oversee the operation of the generation assets to ensure efficient operation and usage of the utility across the site. The Engineer will function as the customer project manager for capital projects that replace/upgrade these assets and systems. The Engineer will also function as the site focal point for projects that will impact the usage of the Qualified Utilities, entailing participation on project teams as necessary.
Technical expertise in the area of Qualified Utilities, which include Purified Water, Water for Injection, Clean Steam, Pharm Gases (Air and Nitrogen) and other site utilities
Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity, innovation and creativity
Investigates Quality issues and deviations
Gathers, analyzes and interprets information from multiple sources in order to identify cause and effect relationships
Monitor and evaluate utility generation efficiency metrics, react/correct as necessary
Develop and maintain Utilities Master Plans
Participate in utilities audits
Member of the Site Energy Savings Team
Initiate capital projects for asset replacement/upgrade; provide scope and operations philosophy for such projects
Represents the organization as the contact on other site capital projects; maybe be a member of project teams as needed
Willingness to learn other areas of the Utilities business and contribute as needed
9+ years of experience with a BS in Engineering (Mechanical or Chemical preferred) from an Accredited institution
7+ years of experience with a MS in Engineering
Experience in large utility operations and maintenance in the areas of steam, compressed air and chilled water
Ability to effectively interface with the various organizations that consume utilities on the site
The ideal candidate with have extensive utilities experience in an industrial setting and familiar with Environmental requirements that pertain to utilities generation.
Design experience in Utilities applications
Experienced in a pharmaceutical, FDA-regulated manufacturing environment
Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
Professional Engineer (PE) License
Certified Energy Manager
The work environment ranges from office to anywhere in the plant.Colleague is frequently exposed to airborne particles and must work near moving mechanical parts.Colleague will be expected to access multiple levels of the utilities areas which entail use of stairways and ladders.Colleague will be subjected to a stressful environment when major utility systems are down due to an unplanned event.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Use of hearing, eye, hand and foot protection is required.Personal Protective Equipment applicable to the task must be worn at all times and is a condition of employment.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Weekend and off hours work occasionally required.
Supporting a 24/7 operation - call in for emergency situations.
Little off-site travel is anticipated.
Last Date to Apply: May 18, 2021
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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