• Senior Facilities Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/10/2018 1:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Company (Portal Searching)
    FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A., Inc.
  • Overview

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies is looking for an energetic, self-motivated, and innovative Senior Facilities Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with trouble-shooting facility and utility systems on an as needed basis which includes but not limited to chillers, air handler units (AHUs), WFI loops, clean steam generators, chillers, boilers, etc. Provide investigation, engineering and change control support for all systems including investigation of deviations of facility and utility systems and the determination of the root cause, along with the development of corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence. In addition to the basic qualifications listed below, he/she shall possess the skills required to successfully develop and execute project tasks and deliverables, be a collaborative team player, handle multiple complex tasks, establish and manage priorities, and have a strong drive to deliver quality projects. Required engineering capabilities include the ability to develop and implement engineering and design concepts for HVAC, Plant Steam / Condensate, and process utilities. The candidate shall also have a thorough understanding of the development of design documents and deliverables through the conceptual, preliminary, detailed, and construction phases of a project (P&IDs, distribution plans, specifications, etc.). This person will be responsible for coordinating projects with architects and engineers, as well as the client, asset managers, construction managers, vendors, and subcontractors. Project sizes will vary and consist primarily of clean utility, plant utility and HVAC projects. The ideal candidate will have previous facility experience in a pharmaceutical or similar GMP/GxP environment, and must have a technical understanding and knowledge of various HVAC systems within a GMP/GxP environment, plant utilities design and trouble-shooting, and all associated piping, pumping, heat transfer and distribution that make up these systems. Familiarity with Process Gases, (Compressed Air, CO2 and O2), and technical knowledge of building automation systems (BAS/BMS) will also be an advantage.

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    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical engineering support for GMP/GxP utilities.
    • Provides technical advice on all facility and utility equipment purchases.
    • Performing temperature / humidity control / utility load calculations.
    • Understand utility consumption summaries for plant utilities.
    • Basic understanding of building management system (BMS) control philosophies, components, and sequence of operations.
    • Conducts performance tests, collecting and analyzing operating data, and developing operational plans and equipment recommendations to optimize performance.
    • Manage plant Shutdown schedule with assistance from other Facility Engineering team members.
    • Read and interpret mechanical drawings and P&IDs. Ability to update as required for change control and accuracy.
    • Manage all change orders, invoice approvals, reports, and change controls.
    • Responsible for facility related contractors and vendors. This includes defining the scope of work, ensuring all work is complete in a safe and professional manner and that all documentation is thoroughly completed.
    • Support and adhere to site safety goals, procedures, requirements and initiatives.
    • Developing Conceptual and Basis of Design level design approaches inclusive of high level scope and cost estimations to be used for capital and expense project funding.
    • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal codes and regulations.
    • Review equipment drawings for conformance to site and project specifications.
    • Edit, review and approve project drawings.
    • Develop scopes and sketches for various projects.
    • Maintain detailed schedule of all project tasks.
    • Developing Mechanical / Utility equipment and construction specifications.
    • Developing P&ID's, equipment plans, plant / process utility distribution plans, and system details.
    • Performing construction assistance in the form of submittal reviews, RFI responses, and field visits to verify construction of Mechanical / Utilities scope is executed per the intent of the design, and assisting in start-up of systems when required.
    • Managing and developing Mechanical / Utilities scope for project budgets and schedules.


    • Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering preferred.
    • 8+ years of experience required involving core utilities in industrial facilities.
    • Demonstrated experience in project management, time management and organizational skills.
    • Experience in troubleshooting, design and specification of clean room HVAC, plant utility, and steam systems required.
    • Computer skills include CMMS / BMS / MS Office Suite.
    • Technical knowledge including PLC/controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, VFD’s etc.
    • Experience researching and interpreting building/mechanical/plumbing/electrical codes required.
    • Excellent communication skills in all forms.
    • Ability to understand and work within a regulated GMP/GxP or similar environment.

    FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company’s ability to secure an export authorization. FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.

    FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.



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