Principal Mechanical Design Engineer (Facilities Systems)
Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer, ready for your next challenge? If you are also interested in leading the technical definition for the Mechanical Systems being installed in our facilities then this role could be what you have been looking for!
At AstraZeneca, we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
Here at Global Engineering and Real Estate (GERE) we are accountable for scoping, planning and completing major capital projects across all AstraZeneca sites as well as supporting the broader company through developing and implementing technical support and standards. By putting next generation assets on the ground, the team is playing a fundamental role in supporting AstraZeneca’s strong pipeline. Combining the use of the newest technologies, skilled program management and a broad range of engineering and construction expertise, the team establishes strong and positive partnerships with end customers to build facilities which match requirements and exceed expectations.
What you'll do:
As an Associate Principal, SME (Mechanical Design Engineer), you'll work with a team of specialists within the Global Engineering & Technical Solutions team who provide a range of services to all parts of the AstraZeneca business including:
Engineering technology stewardship
Identification, translation and delivery of engineering technologies
Product and process design and improvement
New asset provision
Existing asset improvement
Digital Solution Integration
Our multi-functional team owns the technical definition and digital integration associated with, pharmaceutical facility capital project delivery. We also provide technical support to address process control and day to day operational problems. As an active part of our global team, you will need to be able to travel internationally
You'll be responsible for designing and delivering the technical aspects of Mechanical systems on a variety of capital projects. Working with key business users you will convert our business goals into technical solutions demonstrating influencing and technical leadership capabilities.
You'll also be responsible for defining Mechanical systems requirements on projects: communicating these requirements to designers/vendors and ensuring that systems are specified and delivered in alignment with the AstraZeneca requirements. Further you will provide design assurance overview and technical feedback during capital project design - from concept through detailed design and equipment selection.
You'll support Project Managers, Project Technical Managers and Work Package Owners during all phases of projects to include supervising the flow of information between designers, vendors, contractors and internal resources to deliver design intent and meet quality standards.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
10 years of overall engineering experience with a demonstrated ability (5 years min) in the Pharmaceutical Industry or similar
Understanding of current GMP regulations and an understanding of regulatory agency expectations and current industry practices
Comprehensive understanding of either Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems and/or GMP clean utilities (such as purified water systems, water for injection, etc) used in the operation and support of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
Significant experience in the specification, procurement, installation, start up and commissioning of mechanical systems.
Experience working as part of capital project delivery team from reason development through project execution to handover
Experience with design, installation, and commissioning of supporting piped utility systems (such as chilled water systems, heating systems, effluent treatments etc).
At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.
So, what’s next
Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
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