Mechanical Engineer

02 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Basic qualifications:
See below

Preferred qualifications:
See below

GSK are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 89 manufacturing sites, and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.

Our global manufacturing and supply (GMS) teams are responsible for making and shipping the products that help people do more, feel better, live longer. We have more than 27,000 people in GMS, across 86 sites in 36 countries. Together, these people help to produce 4 billion packs of medicine.

GSK Irvine is one of the key global production sites and is currently investing for the future. This is to ensure supply for the growing worldwide demand for Augmentin, an antibiotic used to treat many different infections including bronchitis and pneumonia.

To meet this demand, our Irvine facility is currently expanding its capacity by upgrading plant and equipment. Alongside this investment we are currently looking to recruit a proactive Mechanical Engineer to join the Engineering function on site. Working within a small team, the role of the Mechanical Engineer is to ensure process equipment on site is installed & maintained to GSK standards ensuring compliance with GSK company standards and also statutory regulatory requirements; COMAH,PSSR etc.

The key responsibilities for this role are as follows -

• Supporting the sites PCCE (Physical Contamination Cause & Elimination) Programme & developing engineering solutions arising from PCCE Studies
• Sustain the delivery of the Risk Based Inspection programme for all major plant and equipment
• Working with the Project Engineering function by providing appropriate design/specification standards as required
• Provide technical expertise for the Technical Risk Review Process (TRRP) to ensure maintenance schedules and routines are established
• Consider new engineering and maintenance technologies/techniques to deliver business benefit through continuous improvement
• Accept and sign off for any plant modifications/improvements (site or contractors) ensuring that the work is completed to the correct standard and all necessary paperwork is completed (ELD's, maintenance manuals etc)

In order to be considered for this opportunity the successful individual will need the following skills and experience -

• Graduate or time served engineer with demonstrable experience in a process manufacturing environment
• Significant exposure to compliance procedures with a business where safety is paramount
• Project management experience with installations as well as process and/or asset improvement
• Proactive attitude with the ability to communicate cross functionally
• Be comfortable seeking a challenge and, ultimately, delivering results

How do you apply? - Closing date for applications will be Friday 15th September 2017.

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