Senior Facilities/Utilities Engineer Job - United States
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
The Merck Facility in Elkton Virginia is looking for an energetic professional for a Facility and Utility Systems Engineer to support Facility and Utility Operations and Maintenance with daily functions as needed to ensure total reliability of utility systems.
Initially, this role as part of a cross functional team is responsible for the designing, engineering, and planning for all facilities and utilities related to a new production facility, including new and retrofit projects to support production and plant operating activities. Provides technical advice on all facility and utility equipment purchases. Manages and resolves construction related problems as required in support of Global Engineering Services. Coordinates activities of crafts supporting facility and utility projects both during and after project.
Long term, this role as part of the IPT Maintenance Team will be the Facility and Utility Engineer responsible for assisting with trouble shooting facility and utility systems on an as needed basis which includes but not limited to chillers, air handler units (AHUs), WFI loops, clean steam generators, vapor compression stills, programmable logic controllers (PLC), humidifiers/dehumidifiers, Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) controllers and monitors. Provide investigation, engineering and change control support for all facility and utility systems including investigation of deviations of facility and utility systems and the determination of the root cause, along with the development of corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence. Responsible for engineering and change control support for small capital and expense projects for facility and utilities as necessary. Determines the scope of facility and utility projects, writes justification, and submits Request for Concurrence (RFC) for approval. Selects contractors and executes projects. The person in this position is the subject matter expert in facilities and utilities and has the ability to make decisions with high liability. The person provides leadership and training to others to promote excellence in maintenance practices as it relates to facilities and utilities equipment.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to...
•Facility & Utility Design and Engineering
•Facility & Utility Drawing Maintenance
•Facility & Utility Equipment Support
•Facility and Utility Equipment Validation Support
•Technical Writing (SOP's)
•Investigation of deviations (both minor and major), with responsibility to interface with Operations, GVTE (Global Vaccine Technology & Engineering), Automation, and Quality approvers.
•Manages the investigations to meet key timing commitments, with well-investigated and well-documented deviation reports.
•Works with the Technology, Automation, and Quality Approvers to determine the breadth and scope of the investigation to identify the appropriate root cause, implement corrective actions, complete trending analysis, and determine product disposition.
•Leads facility and utility improvement projects, productivity initiatives, change requests, implementation of corrective actions, and execution of investigational test protocols, as required.
Education Minimum Requirement:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical engineering or related field of study.
Required Experience and Skills:
•At least 5 years of experience in design, engineering, or construction management with experience in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), facility and utility equipment design including pumps, chillers, piping, WFI loops, clean steam generators, vapor compression stills, programmable logic controllers (PLC), humidifiers/dehumidifiers, Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) controllers and monitors and Building Maintenance Systems (BMS).
•Applicable Theoretical Knowledge of the Utility Processes and Systems
•In-depth Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and Maintenance Work Management Processes.
•Proficiency in the use and knowledge of PCs (Hardware & Software) including: Project Management, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Applications and Microsoft Windows platform
•Must be able to read electrical prints, P&ID's, and understand P&ID control loops.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
•BAS, HVAC and instrumentation troubleshooting skills.
•Working Knowledge of Environmental, Safety Standards and Guidelines, GMP's, Governmental Regulations, Industry and Engineering Standards
•Operational Knowledge of Production and Production Related Equipment
•Operational Knowledge of Preventive Maintenance and Calibration Control Systems
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Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Engineering
Primary Location: NA-US-VA-Elkton
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 2
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: No
Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia
Job Segment: Facilities, Utility, Construction, Engineer, Electrical, Operations, Energy, Engineering