Facilities Engineer

Melville, NY 11747

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Na245590117 Compensation: 112500

Job Description

Job Description

              Position Name: Facilities Engineer
Sr Engineering Manager
Job Scope/Job Mission
The person in this role will provide expertise in facilities engineering, design, project coordination, commissioning of non-GMP areas, facilities equipment operations, and troubleshootingThe person in this role will also coordinate vendors involved in the facility maintenance activities like Fire Protection, Fire Alarm vendors, HVAC vendors, Black utilities vendors
Main Responsibilities
Kedrion Biopharma is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development, production and distribution of plasma-derived products.  Kedrion has been producing plasma products for over 40 years and has a market presence in about 100 countries.  Our employees are committed to the highest standards and therapies for the patients and clinicians in hematology, immunology, neurology, and transfusion medicine.
Main Responsibilities:
The Facilities Engineer is expected to be a role model supporting our EH&S standards and on-the-job behavior by living our core principles of integrity; fairness, creating a positive inclusive work environment, and ensuring open communication among peers and cross-functional teams.  Accountabilities include ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and environmental and labor regulations.
  • Manage Capital projects related to facility investments on black utilities, refrigeration systems, fire protection system
  • Manage the building fire alarm system with external contractor(s) emphasizing safety, quality, efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Identify reliability opportunities for all facilities equipment (ex.: Chillers, Air Handlers). 
  • Ability to analyze system operational data to detect adverse trends requiring corrective work in order to maximize operational efficiency and uptime and reduce costs.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting of all Facilities equipment, in cooperation with Operations, Building Services and Engineering team members to support continuous 24/7 production needs.
  • Utilizes expertise and experience to resolve critical operational issues, including but not limited to equipment / procedural / operational failures.
  • Ability to create and / or modify Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Provide oversight and guidance in the operation, preventive maintenance, and repair of all facilities equipment.  Be the site subject matter expert (SME) on all facilities equipment.
  • Ability to learn and becoming proficient in SAP for purchasingExcel, and WORD programs to manage daily activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, contractors, and Kedrion associates.
  • Coordinate outside vendor services for Facilities Engineering and manage their activities when on-site.  Provide input and approval on vendor service contracts as required.
  • BS in engineering with 5+ year’s applicable experience 
  • Experience with Pharma, & cGMP preferred
  • Experience in Facilities operations and troubleshooting
  • Evident business leadership skills with the ability to clearly communicate vision and strategy to various audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience working with BMS systems is preferred
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and basic PLC programming/troubleshooting
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical, planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with and managing expense budgets, required
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to situations with a strong sense of urgency
Dept. Head Approval____________________  Date: ___/___/___     Signature: _____________________
HR Approval:       ____________________  Date: ___/___/___     Signature: _____________________
Employee Name:  ____________________          Date: ___/___/___     Signature: _____________________
Exempt ________ Non-Exempt ________

Release: 08.22.2019

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