Pfizer Sr. Maintenance Engineer Drug Product Operations in Kalamazoo, Michigan

The 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 Maintenance Engineer also functions as an integral team member and Subject Matter Expert to support Master Planning Capital Project upgrades in the area of responsibilityROLE RESPONSIBILITIESSpecific 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 responsibilityBASIC QUALIFICATIONS•Education: Engineering Degree (BS or MS), from an Accredited Institution•Experience:•5-8 years related Maintenance Engineering, Project Engineering, Plant Engineering and/or training associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and systems with BS degree.•3-6 years related Maintenance Engineering, Project Engineering, Plant Engineering and/or training associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and systems with MBA/MS•Language Skills: Excellent English reading, writing, speaking and communication skills requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS•Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) (or equivalent) desired, but not required.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe work environmen