Senior Project Engineer, Open to flexible working

Barnard Castle, Durham
10 Jan 2021
22 Jan 2021
Contract Type

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Equipment Project Engineer here at GSK's Zinnat Supply Chain (ZSC) Secondary Site located in Barnard Castle. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your knowledge, experience and leadership skills and develop your expertise within a world leading pharmaceutical company.

Our ZSC facility is a key secondary manufacturing site within the GSK network, bringing medicines to people all over the world at the right quality and the right price. At ZSC, we proudly manufacture Cephalosporins, antibiotics that fight infectious diseases.

The purpose of Senior Equipment Project Engineer is to manage and deliver Site Capitals projects ensuring the safe execution of all work to the agreed scope, timescale and cost. You will be responsible for co-ordinating all activities from implementation to handover and will need to engage across the business and with contractors to support delivery of the site capital investment plan.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate leadership of cross-functional projects to deliver them on time and on target. This includes planning, organisation and control of projects. Holding oneself and others accountable to safely deliver the correct project at the correct time to the correct standard at the correct cost.
  • Feeding into the sites project governance and capital governance processes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Provide cost-effective project management in line with the Project Management Standard.
  • Ensure that projects comply with all applicable standards including regulatory and Global Engineering Standards.
  • Appraise engineering proposals.
  • Advise and assist others to comply with all external applicable standards.
  • Ensure projects are completed with satisfaction of all parties.
  • Ensure that all projects are complete with appropriate maintenance and spares in place.
  • Ensuring that the Facility Investment Plan is correct and current.
  • Assist others with obsolescence assessments.
  • Technical support to the ZSC Secondary engineering team (detailed technical knowledge, compliance with standards, experience, opinion, Root Cause Analysis, etc).
  • Working in a team environment, encouraging development of others to achieve their potential ensuring appropriate training occurs and is recorded.
  • Carry out work to current GMP standards, the generation and completion of various documents to ensure regulatory compliance (validation protocols, change control management, GMP maintenance, SOPs etc.) and archiving as appropriate.
  • Manage and support the team to ensure a safe environment for all staff, in compliance with company EHS requirements (Safe System Of Work, training, COSHH Management).
  • Contribute to the ZSC Secondary risk management process.
  • Additional duties as defined & agreed with the business unit Engineering Director due to business requirements.
  • As Machine Safety Champion, implement the Machine Safety initiative and act as an SME for Machine Safety.

CLOSING DATE for applications: Friday 22nd January

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Why You?

Required Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years project management experience.
  • APMP or other relevant project management qualification.
  • Understanding current GMP (CFR, European Guide)
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment
  • Maintenance systems
  • Safety system/standards
  • Building Services and utilities
  • Legal Standards - (Health and Safety at Work Act, COSHH, 16th Edition, pressure regulations, noise, BS5304 etc.)
  • 5 years of engineering experience in the pharmaceutical industry

Company Details:

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