Work as maintenance front line leader supporting production equipment reliability
Ensure equipment availability for delivery of a reliable supply of products to customers
Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve department and site business performance
Carry out implementation activities for plant change control /modifications, capital projects and other identified plant improvement projects in line with defined specifications, budget and qualification of facilities in accordance with site to approved procedures.
Provide engineering assessment, engineering design, plant troubleshooting and equipment failure root cause analysis
Provides specialist advice to other departments and subordinates for trouble shooting / continuous improvements to processes / systems
Provide input to the project team of capital projects as well as develop and implement the maintenance plan for newly installed equipment
Provide site inputs to the development of Global Engineering Standards (GES) and Standard Engineering Practices (SEP)
Monitor and enforce compliance measures (including safety) within their specific discipline to ensure inspection readiness of plant, as well as participate as an audit team member in the conduct of audits
Supervise, develop, and motivate junior staff to help realize their maximum potential so as to contribute towards achieving the objectives of the department.
Contribute to the development of the annual operating budget of the section to ensure achievement operational targets of section
Responsible for planning and implementing plant maintenance, managing of engineering resources during plant turnaround and prompt resolution of breakdowns, including engaging external assistance.
To support the development of facility master plan to ensure compliance to engineering standards, management of obsolescence and asset replacement.
To support customer complaints and deviation investigations and ensure that all relevant engineering corrective actions are completed within the agreed timeline
Prepare and issue Engineering Technical Report and provide input to Periodic Reviews and Annual Validation Report to ensure timely completion of the report.
Maintain inspection readiness of the systems to ensure audit compliance with regulatory, safety and engineering standards
Play a key role in all internal and external audits
A good degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university
At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, chemical or relevant GMP process industry
Knowledge of industrial standards (ASME; BS) and local codes
Must be willing to provide support after office hours when required
Good knowledge of cGMP and facility validation for the pharmaceutical industry will be an advantage
Knowledge of machinery vibration, reliability analysis, instrumentation will be an advantage