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Mgr. HVAC Maintenance Engineer Drug Product Operations Maintenance

Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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The HVAC Maintenance Engineer (ME) functions as part of an integrated team to provide Maintenance and Engineering support to on-going Drug Product (DP) operation areas of the Kalamazoo, MI plant. This position works directly with the area Maintenance Team Leader and is integrated with the team of craftsmen and enablers who support that same operating area of responsibility. General responsibilities are to provide the technical program leadership and implementation activities to maximize the maintenance-related uptime and operating efficiencies of equipment and facility assets. The ME is also responsible for optimizing Preventative Maintenance (PM) strategies and for updating the associated planning and tracking systems. This position interacts extensively with the Operations Area in a business partner arrangement to achieve mutual production and uptime goals. The HVAC Maintenance Engineer also functions as an integral team member and Subject Matter Expert to support Master Planning & Capital Project upgrades in the area of responsibility.

Note: This position does not have any direct reports.


Specific functions include the following:

+ Works closely with maintenance team, operations and Reliability Engineering to target maintainability issues, lower maintenance costs, and implement improvements.

+ Establishes the initial Preventive Maintenance / Calibration activities for equipment / instruments that are in accordance with the guidelines and specifications for that particular equipment / instrument class.

+ Extends, deactivates, and/or updates PM and Calibration activities through utilization of the PM / Calibration Optimization and Rationalization Program processes.

+ Selects the initial Maintenance Strategy for new equipment and provides updates to keep the strategy current.

+ Implements equipment reliability plans by ensuring job plans and tasks are established (Preventative Maintenance (PM), Predictive Maintenance (PdM), Calibrations, etc.).

+ Updates equipment reliability plans based upon Root Cause Failure Analysis results to further reduce the number of failures and minimize the effects of failures that do occur.

+ Performs root cause failure analysis of equipment deficiencies, develops, changes, and/or initiates maintenance activities such as PM, Condition Based Monitoring (CBM), lubrication programs, calibration, training, and spare parts strategies to improve performance and equipment availability.

+ Based on investigation results, develops design modification projects to improve performance and initiates work orders or capital projects to complete.

+ Provides input and oversight to equipment engineering standards.

+ Provide maintenance engineering input to Capital Project Engineering through equipment selection review, PM / Calibration activity development, spare parts needs, and training requirements.

+ Develops and implements plant safety improvements in their area of responsibility


+ Education: Engineering Degree (BS or MS), from an Accredited Institution

+ Experience: Minimum 9 years related Maintenance Engineering, Project Engineering, Plant Engineering and/or training associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and systems with BS degree.

+ Language Skills: Excellent English reading, writing, speaking and communication skills required


+ Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) (or equivalent) desired, but not required

+ HVAC related experience in pharmaceutical applications.


Frequent sitting, standing, walking required. Ability to perform mathematical calculation and perform complex data analysis required.

The work environment ranges from office, to plant, to Maintenance shop. The noise level in some areas of the work environment is loud. Use of hearing, eye, hand and foot protection is required. Personal Protective Equipment applicable to the task must always be worn and is a condition of employment.


Occasional travel may be required (

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus**

+ **Position may be eligible for relocation support**


**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.

**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.

Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13
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