Reliability Engineer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Basingstoke, England, GBR
5d ago

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE : TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally.

Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity.

Through our premier brands Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Brief role summary :

As part of the Basingstoke Production Leadership team; the Reliability Engineer is accountable for driving improvements in performance within manufacturing departments to deliver superior customer service safely and compliantly.

Responsibilities :

  • Accountable for ensuring we are fulfilling legal obligation Management of statutory inspections including PSSR
  • For changes implemented ensure that Safe Systems of Work are In Place though use of risk assessment. Control measures built in through engineering controls, PPE requirements or procedural controls.
  • Promote safe working through coaching of staff and where required use of hazard observation system
  • Quality

  • Overall management and co-ordination of departmental compliance including incidents, CAPA and audit (internal and external)
  • Investigation of deviations and non-conformances in a timely manner owning CAPAs as required.
  • Quantify, escalate and mitigate risks in a timely manner.
  • Customer Service :

  • Management and co-ordination of site shutdowns engaging with stakeholder to minimise business impact, timing and impact understood by all and risk are both managed and escalated.
  • Work with site planning team to ensure downtime is pre-booked for any significant departmental / site wide shutdowns
  • Ownership of actions as part of daily tier process where performance is not at expected level. Demonstrate the use of appropriate problem solving tools working collaboratively with engineering teams / peer group / wider site.
  • Cost

  • Identify waste in maintenance systems and processes implementing necessary corrective actions to eliminate.
  • Gain approval for worthy business improvements requiring capital expenditure.
  • People :

  • PPI culture fully in Place and promoted through both JDI and Kaizen activities to deliver resolution to worthy business problems.
  • Working with Maintenance Engineering Manager communicate the need for change to production team creating advocates within the business
  • Working effectively with your peer group to ensure proposed changes are introduced safely and compliantly.
  • Minimum Qualifications :

  • Understanding of health and safety legislation and its practical application in the workplace backed up by IOSH qualification.
  • Working knowledge of GMP & Quality related medical device and / or pharmaceutical regulations & standards
  • Practical application use of lean manufacturing tools and techniques within a production environment typically within pharmaceutical, medical device or FMCG industry.
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Green Belt Qualification or Equivalent
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