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Plant Operations Engineer - Merrimack, NH in Merrimack, NH at Getinge

Date Posted: 3/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Job Function Summary:

Supports overall plant operations by providing engineering and project expertise to the Facility Operations Team.

Job Functions

  • Identifies operational problems by observing and studying system functioning and performance results; investigating complaints and suggestions; interviewing process supervisors and operators; completing troubleshooting procedures.
  • Supports overall Plant Operations by maintaining and improving existing infrastructure while insuring compliance with Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Identifies operational priorities by assessing operational objectives; determining project objectives, such as, efficiency, cost savings, energy conservation, operator convenience, safety, environmental quality; estimating relevance, time, and costs.

Job Functions (continued)

  • Maintain and initiate continuous improvement projects to maintain and improve existing Systems to assure uninterrupted operational readiness.
  • Develops operational solutions by defining, studying, estimating, and screening alternative solutions; calculating economics; determining impact on total system.
  • Anticipates operational problems by studying operating targets and performance.  Provides operational reports to management.
  • Improves operational quality results by studying, evaluating, and recommending process re-design; implementing changes; contributing information and opinion to unit design and modification teams.
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Insures building and production equipment are maintained and compliant to the highest standards.
  • Works closely with all levels of the organization to accomplish personal and company goals.
  • Lead and Manage facility related capital projects from inception to completion, insuring cross-functional team support.
  • Monitors and maintains Facilities related documentation, permits and associated service contracts.
  • Responsible for the authoring, submitting and tracking to completion of investigation and processing of Change Orders/Notifications (ECO’s, DCO’s, QCO’s) and NCR’s related to Facilities and Production, including project plans related to Plant Operations within the controlled and non-controlled environments.
  • Provides engineering and document support for Daily Operations, plant upgrades and renovations.
  • Responsible for supporting the nonconforming material report (NCR) process when product and equipment is impacted by an event.  Serve as the owner for such reports.
  • Provides engineering and document support for Daily Operations, plant upgrades and renovations
  • Interfaces with outside service providers.
  • Primary contact for all Facility/Maintenance (Operations) Engineering matters & requires on-call status.
  • Working knowledge of building systems including: HVAC, Electrical, Compressed Air, Nitrogen and purified water systems.
  • Interfaces with EH&S personnel on regarding chemical storage and disposal.
  • Interfaces with Manufacturing and Quality engineering to address production
  • Other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong Project management experience required.
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standard operating procedures, operating and maintenance instructions and execute in accordance with those documents/instructions.
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a Facility Engineering or management role.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience
  • 7 years’ experience in Facility/Maintenance Operations.
  • Clean room/Medical Device experience desired.
  • Licensure in HVAC and/or Electrical systems desired.
  • Safety, EPA & DES experience desired.
  • Familiarity with CMMS systems for maintenance desired.
  • Experience with commercial CAD programs desired.

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.