Equipment Engineer II at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description


Carries out management of engineering projects including estimating costs, sourcing, identifying, specifying, purchasing and installing equipment, crafting/modifying existing or new facilities, and the commissioning and qualification of equipment, utilities and facilities to meet site/company requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors progress and assures all assigned projects are being completed as intended, on time and within budget.

  • Develops and presents recommended project solutions along with realistic cost estimates to internal clients. Makes appropriate changes to the scope as the scope changes during the course of the project.

  • Develops, reviews, and understands engineering drawings that include equipment recommendations. Specifies construction methods to achieve the desired objectives.

  • Develops, reviews & understands specifications for new equipment with equipment vendors and site customers.

  • Develops, reviews & drives Installation Qualification (IQ)/Operational Qualification (OQ)/Performance Qualification (PQ) protocols and change control documentation.

  • Continually leads all aspects of the contractors' safety performance and promptly resolves any safety violations that occur.

  • Installs and commissions equipment and/or facilities per the customer and company requirements with minimal interruption to operational schedules, ensuring good engineering practices are adhered to for the construction, installation and commissioning of new processes and facilities.

  • Collaborates with internal and external customers, as well as original equipment manufacturers to provide technical expertise and recommendations on processing equipment


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (industrial, manufacturing, chemical, or mechanical engineering)


  • 1+ years previous related experience in engineering, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and process equipment preferred


Equivalent combinations of education, training, and meaningful work experience may be considered.


  • Strong leadership, planning, and time management,

  • The desire to progress, learn, grow, and succeed.

  • Advocate for change and process improvements

  • Understanding of pharmaceutical equipment

  • Able to work with OEMs to problem-solve and order parts

  • Capable of working multi-functionally and prioritizing to fit the business need

  • Broad-based background in pharmaceutical manufacturing with a combination of experience and skills in one or more of the following areas: product/ process development, production support, engineering, validation or quality assurance.

  • Self-starter with efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to balance multiple projects.

  • The individual should enjoy working in a fast paced environment and within a result orientated team.

  • Able to express ideas and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.

  • Innovative problem solver - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.

  • Excellent data analytical skills, ability to plan, coordinate and implement concurrent tasks.

  • Experience in an FDA supervised or regulated industry.

  • High level of PC Skills required.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Physical Requirements:

Works in a lab, manufacturing, and/or warehouse environment. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 40 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Occasional periods of high noise level, which requires hearing protection, may exist. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to effectively perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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