Maintenance Engineer II - URGENT ROLE!
The Maintenance Engineer (ME) functions as part of the Drug Product Maintenance team to provide Maintenance and Engineering support to on-going Drug Product (DP) operational areas of the Kalamazoo, MI plant. This position works directly with the area Maintenance Team Leader and is integrated with the team of craftsmen and enablers who support that same operating area of responsibility. General responsibilities are to provide the technical program leadership and implementation activities to maximize the maintenance-related uptime and operating efficiencies of equipment and facility assets. The ME is also responsible for optimizing Preventative Maintenance (PM) strategies and for updating the associated planning and tracking systems. This position interacts extensively with the Operations Area in a business partner arrangement to achieve mutual production and uptime goals.
Works closely with maintenance team, operations and Reliability Engineering to target maintainability issues, lower maintenance costs, and implement improvements.
Establishes the initial Preventive Maintenance / Calibration activities for equipment / instruments that are in accordance with the guidelines and specifications for that particular equipment / instrument class.
Extends, deactivates, and updates PM and Calibration activities through utilization of the PM / Calibration Optimization and Rationalization Program processes.
Selects the initial Maintenance Strategy for new equipment and provides updates to keep the strategy current.
Implements equipment reliability plans by ensuring job plans and tasks are established (Preventative Maintenance (PM), Predictive Maintenance (PdM), Calibrations, etc.).
Updates equipment reliability plans based upon Root Cause Failure Analysis results to further reduce the number of failures and minimize the effects of failures that do occur.
Performs root cause failure analysis of equipment deficiencies, develops, changes, and/or initiates maintenance activities such as PM, Condition Based Monitoring (CBM), lubrication programs, calibration, training, and spare parts strategies to improve performance and equipment availability.
Based on investigation results, develops design modification projects to improve performance and initiates work orders or capital projects to complete.
Provides input and oversight to equipment engineering standards.
Provide maintenance engineering input to Capital Project Engineering through equipment selection review, PM / Calibration activity development, spare parts needs, and training requirements.
Develops and implements plant safety improvements in their area of responsibility
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with 3+ years of hands on work experience.
Minimum 3+ years related Maintenance Engineering experience.
Experience with pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment preferred.
Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) (or equivalent) preferred.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking required. Ability to perform mathematical calculation and perform complex data analysis required.
Use of hearing, eye, hand and foot protection is required. Personal Protective Equipment applicable to the task must always be worn and is a condition of employment.
Available to work overtime as required.
Please note contractors are engaged to provide services to Pfizer on a temporary basis in connection with a specific assignment. Contractors are hired and employed through Atrium, our third party payrolling partner.