Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Fremont, CA
October 06 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description

This role provides the opportunity to work with all areas of manufacturing to support multiple diverse projects. In the short-term, we have a new highly valued project arriving, that will need to be supported during design and qualification, and you will have the opportunity to provide that support. In addition, to continuously support newly arriving capital equipment, and to support new, and legacy product lines. You will have the chance to scope, and qualify new capital equipment acquisitions, and provide solutions that create savings, which will clearly demonstrate your success.

We are located at a newly constructed state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Fremont, CA. Our facility includes an onsite gym, cafeteria (with visiting chef), open concept work environment (fostering collaboration), electric vehicle charging stations, easy access to the Warm Springs BART station, and so much more!

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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.

Essential Functions:

    Conceptualize, Develop, Verify and Validate engineering solutions for automated control systems that supports plant activities including, scrap reduction, customer complaint corrective action, & productivity improvements.

    Responsible for capital project management from justification to the implementation of automated manufacturing systems from bulk formulations to filing and final product packaging. This includes the development equipment specifications & the ability to work with a wide variety of external suppliers to obtain quotations.

    Develop project plans and capital appropriations requests. Prepares project timeline and ensure project is kept within scope, time and cost. Keep internal customers informed of project status.

    Collaborate, and lead as necessary, multi-disciplinary project teams and contribute hands-on directly to the completion of projects. Recommends and participates in functional training to advance technical capabilities of group.

    Proactively contributes to advancement of process capability within Thermo Fisher Scientific groups by assisting in efforts to improve processes (PPI).

    Stays current with all applicable QSR and ISO regulatory requirements as well as industry standards.

    Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

    B.S. Degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial or design preferred) or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 7-10 years of relevant industry experience

    College and/or technical training in the following disciplines is useful: PLC/HMI programming, design software, microbiology, biological science, chemistry, technical writing, machinery, physics and statistics.

    Project management skills. Mechanical aptitude and experience. Knowledge of microbiology and microbiological testing equipment.

    A strong understanding with mechanical/process drawings and P&ID's. Knowledgeable in industrial sterilization SIP and CIP systems. GMP and experience working in a regulated industry. Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.