Maintenance/Shift Engineer Jobs in Swindon – England – UK at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Title: Maintenance/Shift Engineer

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Location: Swindon – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Manufacturing


Job Description

To help enable us to strengthen and further develop the technical capability within our multi-functional Condos (manufacturing suites), we are seeking Shift/Maintenance Engineers to join our growing site in Swindon.

The roles:

These are diverse and challenging positions, completing and taking accountability for maintenance activities (planned and unplanned), utilising operational excellence and continuous improvement activities to improve equipment reliability and ensure minimal equipment downtime. During maintenance incidents you’ll actively using problem solving and lean manufacturing techniques to identify the true root cause of the issue – and implement corrective actions.

in Swindon, ThermoFisher are forging partnerships that are transforming the industry, creating new business models between pharma companies and their pharma service providers. We are pioneering solutions that are driven by client needs, with successful recent partnerships including Amgen, Flexion, Pacira and Grünenthal.

What you will do:

Complete all necessary documentation regarding maintenance activities, including highlighting errors or bad practices and making suggestions for improvements either to systems or equipment, and take ownership for progressing required documentation (e.g. Change Controls, Validation documents, etc) through to completion, in line with Company procedures.

Utilise external resource, where appropriate, to obtain services/components, generating, completing and obtaining the appropriate documentation and approval to proceed (e.g. Purchase Orders, spares requests, quotations, etc.)

Monitor and control spares in an efficient manner

Upgrade and improve equipment as appropriate

Write clear and accurate maintenance instructions

Drive improvements within the maintenance team to maximise efficiency within the Production and Maintenance departments to Lean the process, eliminating or reducing waste and/or non-value adding activities

Be accountable and responsible for ensuring all personal activities are effectively closed on time, in line with agreed targets and timelines (e.g. PPM, Deviations, Change Controls, Training, etc.)

Be willing and driven to complete Patheon specific clean room training

Ensure the workplace is kept clean and tidy in line with 5Sprinciples, maximising efficiency

Who we are looking for:

You will be a flexible, experienced engineering professional seeking a new opportunity to develop and grow your skills within our unique operating model. You will ideally have experience of supporting manufacturing equipment in


production environment. Previous Pharma experience is not required. Ex forces personnel with engineering experience will also be considered.

In addition to this we are looking for an individual who can demonstrate:

A strong aptitude for problem solving and demonstrable logical thinking

A good understanding of control systems

Mathematical solving ability

Ability to self-manage, and plan and prioritise accordingly

What’s in it for you:

Competitive base salary

Shift allowance

Annual bonus

Free on-site car parking

Contributory Pension

Private medical insurance

Flexible benefits

About us:

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