Plant Mechanical Engineer in Albuquerque, NM at AMRI

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job Description

Plant Mechanical Engineer
Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Summary:
The Engineering Department provides the capacity to manufacture pharmaceuticals in an efficient, timely, and safe manner, thereby contributing to the profitability of the business unit by maintaining or modifying/replacing all utility, facility, and production equipment and systems. The Plant Mechanical Engineer will work with and support Plant Electrical Engineering, Plant Automations and Controls and Plant Maintenance Operations as required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Help develop and manage multiple facilities projects from conception through construction
  • Able to define, prioritize and achieve realistic, specific goals and objectives
  • Meet deadlines while handling multiple priorities
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, administrative staff, managers in different departments and outside contractors
  • Provide technical support/guidance for the plant mechanical systems 
  • Understand the facility HVAC system and components, their function, how they work and dealing with the associated interdependent systems to include: plant boiler operation / steam system, chilled water systems, and heated water
  • Capable of technical support of plant compressed air, nitrogen, and process vacuum to include design, modifications, upgrades, and support
  • Familiar with the NFPA 85 Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code,  NFPA90A and NFPA90B Standard for installation of HVAC Systems, NFPA 91 Standard for Exhaust Systems
  • Operation of energy management systems, HVAC systems, temperature controls, and process control systems in a manufacturing environment is preferred   
  • Schedule, manage and review the work of outside engineering firms as well as outside contractors for equipment, facilities, utilities and other work
  • Ensure that activities stay within the budgetary guidelines
  • Identify and initiate projects for facility improvements within the guidance established
  • Produce/Support engineering documentation efforts
  • Ensure planning and tracking of all assigned projects
  • Provide specifications and cost estimates for major equipment acquisitions
  • Assure that facility engineering drawings and associated documentation (including work orders and ECOs) are effectively and compliantly completed, updated, and maintained
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:                                                  
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:                                                 
Bachelor's degree (B. S.)
Minimum of 4 years’ experience, preferably in the field of Mechanical Engineering
 
Language Skills:                                             
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills:                                                   
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability:                                          
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills:                                             
Knowledge of Internet software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Other Skills and Abilities:                                           
  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to organize time in order to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret and implement technical writing and instructions.
  • Effective inter-personal relation skills, while maintaining the adaptability to achieve company goals.
  • Verbally expresses ideas and facts in a clear, logical, concise and in accepted grammatical style.
Other Qualifications:
Must pass background check
Must pass drug screen                                                 
 
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
 
Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Note:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

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AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.