Plant Mechanical Engineer in Albuquerque, NM

Date Posted: 07/06/2020

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    Albuquerque, NM
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    Manager without Direct Reports
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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.


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 v

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 07/06/2020
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