Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. If you share in our values and if you're looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Division Life Science Solutions Group / Rockford, IL
How you will make an impact Manage the engineering team at the Rockford site and provide hands-on leadership and project management for all site engineering needs. This includes the design and implementation of manufacturing processes, instrumentation and equipment from the laboratory through pilot plant to manufacturing scale. Matrix reporting to the Operations lead at the Rockford site. What you will do* Lead and manage the Rockford engineering team, setting goals that align with the site, engineering network and site objectives * Develop and maintain a team of motivated, productive and positive team by selecting, training, coaching, counseling and taking appropriate corrective action when needed. * Be a proponent for all safety regulations and a leader in practicing good safety standards. The position is responsible for maintaining and enforcing safe working practices by all members of the engineering department staff. * Manage the sites engineering budget * Recommend processes for the production of FDA regulated products * Assist the manufacturing operation in problem solving with regards to equipment, infrastructure and systems * Collaborate with the site's Facilities team to assist in the design, development of facility improvement and expansion projects * Establish operating equipment specifications and improve manufacturing techniques * Interface with various departments to ensure processes and designs are compatible for new product technology transfer and to establish future process and equipment automation technology * Work with Purchasing to develop and maintain equipment and records including engineering drawings and specifications for purchased items including plastic molded products (column, caps, bottles, etc.) * Responsible for design, development, and maintenance of all Factory automation and equipment on the manufacturing floor. * Develop and maintain a recordkeeping system that retains information on equipment down time that includes when and why a breakdown occurred, and exactly what steps, parts, equipment, and/or tools were used to return equipment to service. * Develop and maintain written programs on production equipment that include preventative maintenance schedules and critical spare parts lists. * Assist in the implementation of the Maintenance Excellence program to continuously improve equipment uptime, product quality, and lower maintenance costs * Manage the Rockford capital equipment project list and lead related prioritization and budgeting activities. * Draft and submit capital equipment appropriation requests with input from process owners and stakeholders. * Demonstrate effective communication skills, including influence and persuasion * Demonstrate analytical thinking and keen judgment and decision making * Perform additional duties and/or projects as assigned. How you will get here Education* Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field preferred but not required * 5-8 years of related experience Experience* Prior managerial/supervisory experience that includes coaching, developing, mentoring, etc. preferred * Experience in Biotechnology or pharmaceutical Manufacturing, preferred * Proven ability to achieve objectives by establishing a vision, determining strategies and directing resources * Demonstrated ability to effectively work cross-functionally in support of the business * Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, in a fast-paced environment * Experience with ISO 9001, 13485 and or GMP, preferred * Experience with V&V * Solidworks software experience is a must * Experience drafting specification documents required * Experience with automation assembly, manufacturing, and testing * Experience designing, building, assembling, wiring equipment * Experienced leading continuous improvement programs and implementing tools such as Practice Process Improvement, 5S, Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc. preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities* Analytical problem solving skills critical to this role * Demonstrated competence in engineering techniques and fundamentals * Effective team collaboration skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Proficiency in the use of engineering techniques, equipment and materials This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
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