Sr. Utilities Engineer



Advert ID



Rocky Mount

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Raleigh Engineering - (USA) 701 Corporate Center Drive Suite 375 NC Raleigh , NC 27607



Job Description

Senior Utilities Engineer


The Senior Critical Utilities Engineer will have responsibility for maintaining and improving utility operations at the site. This person is responsible for maintaining a firm understanding of the departmental daily operations as the point of contact for utility operational issues. Supports manufacturing, facility, and utility operations by effectively troubleshooting to root cause, developing and managing process improvements, own deviations, CAPAs and other QTS records.

The mission of the Utilities Team is to provide the site a constant flow of reliable, compliant utilities that ranges from the Qualified Utilities (PW, WFI, Clean Steam, Pharm Air, etc.) to the Non-Qualified Utilities (Steam, Compressed Air, Chilled Water). The Qualified Utilities Engineer role functions as the "owner" and subject matter expert (SME) of generation and distribution systems for Validated Waters, Validated Gases along with other site Utilities. The Engineer will function as the customer project manager for capital projects that replace/upgrade these assets and systems. The Engineer will also function as the site focal point for projects that will impact the usage of the Qualified Utilities, entailing participation on project teams as necessary.


* Support capital projects team from conceptual phases through equipment installation, cGMP compliance, commissioning, validation and continuous improvement within budget constraints.

* Manages/oversees installation of new and upgrade of existing utility equipment used to produce and distribute; Water for Injection in high purity piping distribution systems, oil free compressed, air chilled water, high quality and plant steam systems, power distribution and all ancillary utility.

* Generate reports utilizing MS Project, budget tracking and timeline management tools.

* Identify and achieve cost reduction goals through engineering improvements and conceptual design development. Participate in utilities audits.

-Member of the Site Energy Savings Team.

-Willingness to learn other areas of the Utilities business and contribute as needed


* Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering Discipline with 2- 5 years of Engineering or Maintenance experience in a pharmaceutical, FDA, or regulated industry utility's environment required, pharmaceutical is preferred.

* Master's Degree in an Engineering Discipline with 3+ years of Engineering or Maintenance experience in a pharmaceutical, FDA, or regulated industry utility's environment required, pharmaceutical is preferred.

* Must have the knowledge and skills to specify, install, start-up and validate sophisticated electrical / mechanical systems and facilities improvements.

-Should have a good understanding of cGMPs, engineering standards, validation guidelines, etc. necessary to manage projects in compliance with facility and regulatory requirements. Ability to effectively interface with the various organizations that consume utilities on the site


* Stand up to 8-12 hours per shift, sit for up to 2-4 hours per shift, twist at waist 10 times per hour, regularly lift up to 20 pounds per activity 5 times per shift, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 1 time per shift, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks

* Days 8am - 5pm