Thermo Fisher Scientific Engineer 2 (Manufacturing Support) in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Engineer 2 (Manufacturing Support)

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

St. Louis, MO

How will you make an impact?

The Manufacturing Support Engineer (“MSE”) role is a part of the Engineering staff. The MSE team uses engineering principles and process knowledge to fulfill two critical roles. Primary responsibly is to provide 24/7 support of manufacturing process equipment operation, maintenance and improvement. Additionally, the MSE role is responsible for support of projects associated with new process installations, including but not limited to start-up, commissioning, mechanical/electrical installation and validation. Each project is unique and teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving is essential for success.

What will you do?

  • Complete required reactive, preventative and predictive maintenance of process and lab equipment.

  • Troubleshoot process equipment by diagnosing and resolving difficult hardware, software, instrument, and process problems to maintain system readiness.

  • Assist in troubleshooting of process equipment and supports process investigations.

  • Support the implementation of new process equipment, including commissioning test protocols, punch-list execution, administrative documentation and training.

  • Assist in factory acceptance protocols (FATs) and site acceptance protocols (SATs) for new equipment – some travel required.

  • Support the Tech Transfer, Project Engineering, Manufacturing and Process Development groups in the design, documentation (URS, Process Descriptions, and Equipment Specs) and purchase equipment.

  • Utilize risk-based approaches to lead preventative and predictive maintenance programs for process equipment.

  • Support process development lab equipment needs and other general site equipment needs when required.

  • Provide technical evaluation and input for Quality Assurance initiatives.

  • Support the validation of equipment, SOP generation, general process layout and flow.

  • Work with procurement to develop equipment vendor relationships and assist in bid evaluation to ensure best pricing on new equipment / parts.

  • Work closely with site project engineers to ensure that critical utility systems are appropriately designed for new process implementation.

  • Participate in Practical Process Improvement (PPI) teams to support site continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Work in a safe and responsible manner and obey all safety policies and procedures.

  • Comply with all job-related safety and other training requirements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?

Education

  • Technical degree in engineering, instrumentation, process automation or related discipline. Bachelor degree preferred.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience troubleshooting complex processes, instrumentation and associated control systems

  • Experience with control platforms like Rockwell Factory Talk, AB PLCs, WonderWare, iFix, DeltaV, associate IO and communication protocols

  • Experience within the Biotech industry, understanding of the cGMPs and the regulatory requirements is desired.

  • Experience with AutoCad and MS Project tools are preferred.

  • Development of configurable control and supervisory systems, historian and SQL type program development preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge in computer control system start-ups, loop tuning, troubleshooting, and control system modifications

  • Knowledge of PLC ladder logic, IO networks, control computers and associated control components

  • Knowledge of engineering principals and skills sets including Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Excel, Word, Visio) is required.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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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.