Full-Time

Reliability Engineer – Senior

AGC Biologics

AGC Biologics

1,001-5,000 employees

Customized biopharmaceutical production and development services

Biotechnology

Senior

Seattle, WA, USA

Requirements
  • BS/MS in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical)
  • Minimum of seven (8) years of relevant industry experience in Operational Engineering roles, supporting operations, improving performance
  • Five (5) years' experience in pharmaceutical or other GMP-regulated industry
  • Minimum of three (3) years troubleshooting process automated systems in Biotech/Pharma Process
  • Experience working or implementing RCM, TPM programs
  • Experience performing risk and criticality assessments for process equipment and implement CBM (Condition-based monitoring) program via Vibration, ultrasonic, infra-red and oil testing regimes
  • Experience managing a project team
  • Experience writing reports for senior colleagues outlining new concepts, testing outcomes, and ongoing efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain clear and accurate documentation of process equipment or manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated proficiency with all Windows based programs, knowledgeable with any CMMS program
  • Demonstrated ability to write investigations and standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
Responsibilities
  • Lead cross-site working teams to monitor and implement current industry best practices specific to reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) and reporting
  • Working with EOS management, identify and implement Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and metrics, which drive maintenance efficiency and asset utilization opportunities
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with each site/campus, as well as other internal and external functions to identify processes for improvement, oversee and track quality systems, and lead participation in industry benchmarking activities
  • Work directly with the planning and spare parts teams to integrate robust maintenance planning and spare parts kitting to optimize maintenance technician utilization
  • Implement an Asset Reliability strategy that will maximize the Uptime of the assets, develop robust preventative maintenance plans, optimize spare parts inventory, embed predictive maintenance practices, and reduce the risk of having unplanned failure
  • Periodically update all maintenance job plans to address and avoid equipment failure using historical data, while meeting all of the quality standards set forth by the company and government regulations

AGC Biologics stands out as a global leader in the biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) sector, offering specialized services for the scale-up and cGMP manufacture of protein-based therapeutics and other complex biologics. The company's proprietary CHEF1™ Expression System for efficient protein production, coupled with its commitment to delivering reliable and compliant drug substances, underscores its technical prowess and competitive edge. With cGMP-compliant facilities across the US, Europe, and Japan, AGC Biologics not only ensures global reach but also fosters strong partnerships with customers, aiding them in accelerating their projects and managing product lifecycle costs.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$613M

Headquarters

Bothell, Washington

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

11%

2 year growth

21%
INACTIVE