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Lieu: Mount Vernon, Indiana, États-Unis
ID de l'offre 12821987
Date de publication: 08/06/2019

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Sr. Facilities Engineer - Electrical in Mt. Vernon, IN, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

Global Operations is fundamental to our purpose of delivering life-changing medicines to patients, touching every aspect of our business and providing a platform for everything that we do. We harness the specialist talents of 13,000 people around the world – 20% of our global workforce. With 30 production facilities in 18 countries we’re focused on supplying our medicines with care, quality and efficiency, reducing the time from lab to patient. Keen to bridge the gap between science and patients? Turn research into reality? And forge a global career that’s full of possibilities, as part of a world-class team? Come and thrive in our vibrant, energizing, connected and supportive culture and make a real difference to patients.

The Sr. Facilities Engineer - Electrical is responsible for supporting and overseeing Integrated Facilities Management contract(s) and includes, but is not limited to:  Security, Building & Grounds Maintenance, Site Utilities, and Power House functions, The individual acts as AstraZeneca’s representative for Electrical Engineering and Maintenance regarding infrastructure services contracted directly with OSPs and through Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) providers, ensuring contracts and services are fit for purpose, and meet SHE, Security and Customer Service Level Agreements. The successful candidate will be responsible for electric power distribution and emergency generation, and other electrical systems on the Mount Vernon Site. These responsibilities include medium voltage switchgear, low voltage switchgear, substations, motor control centers, arc flash studies, AC variable frequency drives and motors, air handlers, uninterruptable power supplies and inverters, diesel powered generators and automatic transfer switches, chillers, indoor/outdoor lighting systems, emergency lighting, air compressors, water treatment facilities and boiler equipment, pumps, and ancillary control systems and SCADA systems for the aforementioned equipment. The candidate will support mechanical systems work at times.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day oversight and support to IFM/OSPs to ensure a positive, customer-focused work environment and ensure services comply with all AstraZeneca regulatory and Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Policies, Standards, and Procedures.
  • Partner with IFM/OSP to ensure that all Site aesthetic and GMP standards are maintained.
  • Introduce innovative ideas, practices, and solutions towards services.
  • Maintain concise and accurate documentation/data for all contract agreements, including KPIs.
  • Support, manage, and monitor excerpt of the budgets for these contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation of scopes of work, specifications, and SOP’s for new contracts, bid packages, and projects, ensuring alignment with other sites.
  • Participate on cross-site Continuous Improvement teams to determine appropriate KPI measures for evaluating and benchmarking contractor performance, identifies areas for improvement and collaborates with other US/Regional sites to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Develop facility/utility equipment projects, review/develop design specifications and scopes of work, provide cost estimates for annual budget(s), develop project milestones, and review cost proposals.
  • Work successfully in an asset management team environment that supports production, reliability, infrastructure, and utility systems; maintain a rolling plan for all central utility/infrastructure assets.
  • Evaluate, develop, and support team execution of technical solutions for overall site energy consumption reduction goals.
  • Interface with various internal and external customers including Global Engineering, Operations, R&D, Central Utilities, Logistics, and Third-Party Management/Operations Identity.
  • Prepare, negotiate, and administer contracts for specialized facilities maintenance work including preparing budgets, overseeing execution, recommending contract change controls, preparing progress reports, and authorizing payments.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Responsible for improving electric power distribution and generation through the development and implementation of a predictive and preventive systems maintenance process.
  • Execute analytical and troubleshooting skills to address electrical systems issues. Conduct root cause analysis to improve system reliability.
  • Provide technical reliability direction to key stakeholders.
  • Develop and deploy methodology to monitor and reduce electrical system failures.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for electrical standards and practices related to motors and drives.
  • Consult in the development of projects for improvements and expansions and support equipment repairs.
  • Support the technical development of electrical Specialists and Technicians.
  • Support the Facilities arc flash program. and be knowledgeable of NFPA 70E and 70B, NEC, and NESC, IEEE, and ANSI.
  • Develop job scopes for capital and maintenance electrical related engineering work to be executed.
  • Prepare project packages (print, loop sheet, specification sheets, operating instruction, schematic, wiring diagram revisions, spare parts needs, preventive maintenance requirements, etc) for electrical work to be executed.
  • Interface with the site’s SAP MRO and Purchasing system.
  • Familiarity with electrical PM (Preventative Maintenance) procedures preparation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with operation, technical, mechanical/electrical maintenance crafts people.
  • Excellent organizational and team building skills.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or EE Technology.


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in maintenance, engineering, or project management.
  • Experience with central utilities (boilers, chillers, compressed air, water supply, sewer discharge) and HVAC systems.
  • Experience with infrastructures including foundations, buildings, roofs, water processing, and plant operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement projects that improve the operational effectiveness of a utility system.
  • Working knowledge of industrial and building trade practices, techniques, codes, and standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and adapt to changing business needs.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Strong working knowledge of SAP.
  • Detailed knowledge of power generation and distribution equipment, transformers, switchgear, transmission feeders, substations, and motor control centers.
  • Familiarity with NEC, ISA, IEEE, NFPA 70E and 70B, NESC, OSHA 1910, and ANSI and other industrial/regulatory electrical/instrumentation codes and standards.


  • Advanced technical degree or professional certification
  • Experience of working in a Lean environment
  • > 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong knowledge of GMPs.

    Next Steps – Apply today!

    To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

    AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Sr. Facilities Engineer - Electrical - Mt Vernon - Global Operations

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