Reliability Engineer

Pfizer Mcpherson , KS 67460

Posted 2 days ago

ROLE SUMMARY

The Reliability Engineer is responsible the implementation of activities described below to maximize the maintenance related uptime and operating efficiencies of equipment and facility assets. These activities help minimize costs and contribute to the profitability and performance of the business.

Responsible for establishing guidelines and specifications for properly implementing equipment Preventive Maintenance activities. These guidelines and specifications identify equipment / instrument specific PM criteria (i.e.: Task, Frequency, Materials, Skill, Calibration parameters, etc.)

Provides technical assistance and expertise to other maintenance engineers assigned optimization and rationalization activities to ensure compliance to program requirements.

Identifies chronic equipment (classification based) deficiencies through "Bad Actor" analysis and reporting.

Performs reliability analysis to identify root cause of ongoing issue, develops, changes, and initiates maintenance activities such as PM, CBM, lubrication, calibration, training, and spare parts or identifies design modification projects to improve performance and equipment availability.

Develops and implements equipment reliability plans that reduce the number of failures and minimizes the effects of failures that do occur. Typical "reliability plans" include run to failure, FMEA and RCM analysis, Root Cause Analysis, calendar and run time based preventive maintenance, and condition based monitoring approaches (vibration analysis, oil analysis, thermography, ultrasonic analysis, and inspection routines).

Responsible for updating the criticality ranking of the assets under their care, typically using results from Bad Actor reporting and analysis, PM / Calibration Optimization and Rationalization activities, and FMEA / RCM approaches.

Provide reliability maintenance input to Project Engineering Design and equipment selection through the application of Life Cycle Costing. Reliability Engineers provide expertise in running LCC models for equipment selections.

Provide input to capital project design with respect to equipment selection and specifications that create project approaches which minimize life cycle costs.

Develop procedures and specifications for the reliability maintenance aspects of existing and new equipment.

Provide input and oversight to equipment standards.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To work and function in a team environment operating 24/7.

  • To ensure all company and Site Engineering policies and procedures are adhered to.

  • To ensure all work carried out and equipment installed is safe, effective and in compliance with the appropriate industry standards.

  • To ensure all work undertaken is reflected accurately in Work Order documentation and/or up to date Engineering / project information files.

  • To be the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) - EAMS expert in a cGMP environment.

  • To adhere to all company and Site Engineering policies and procedures.

  • To review and approve work carried out to systems and equipment by OEM suppliers, alliance partners, service and construction type contractors.

  • To work closely with the manufacturing organization to ensure that the status of all plant equipment and systems are communicated and understood at all times.

  • To implement all planned maintenance activities in accordance with cGMP and excellence in engineering practices.

  • When necessary review all Maintenance Task Lists, SOP's and other relevant documentation to instigate the necessary changes post review.

  • To deliver training in line with site training procedures, when required.

  • To review equipment spares holding levels and make changes post review.

  • To pursue solutions consistent with continuous improvement philosophy.

  • Any other activities as directed by the Maintenance Manager.

  • Overall equipment improvement effectiveness

  • Analysis and trending of downtime issues

  • Facilitating analysis of latest technologies for equipment

  • Establish reliability engineering reviews to continuously review the performance and operation of equipment

  • Provide support to maintenance teams in resolving equipment performance issues

Analyze Preventative Maintenance routines and ensure appropriateness and value.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors of Science (in an Engineering discipline Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical)

  • Experience with maintenance Best Practices (TPM, Reliability Centered Maintenance, etc.).

  • Minimum of 3 years' related experience in reliability engineering role.

  • Proven specific experience with reliability improvement of manufacturing equipment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite and basic PC operation.

  • Ability to communicate information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective written, oral skills and presentation skills

  • Previous experience working in a food and beverage, health care, chemical or pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

  • Knowledge or experience working in a GMP environment is preferred.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Additional Offer Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: December 31, 2018
  • This job is Pfizer (Exempt) (US/PR) Grade: 14
  • Relocation Assistance being provided

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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