Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.

FACILITIES AND ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE I

Job Locations US-NC-Durham
ID
2021-2693
Category
NC Facilities
Type
Aurolife Pharma - NC
Status
Full-Time

Division Overview

Aurolife was founded in 2008 as part of a group of companies that has a long history of excelling in generic pharmaceutical prouct development and manufacturing.  Aurolife has a 10 year history of extraordinary manufacturing practices in the solid oral dose arena.  The support and expertise of our parent organization has given Aurolife a jump start in building a solid pharmaceutical portfolio very quickly.  The Aurolife family consists of an experienced management team with expertise in manufacturing, R&D, Quality Assurance and Quality control and regulatory affairs.  In addition to several formulations under manufacture, we have a robust pipeline of products.  Aurolife's aim is to provide healthcare at economical prices to make this a healthier world to live in.

Job Overview

Responsible for leading and participating in facilities project activities including space planning, , initiation, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing a variety of small to mid-size design and facility alteration projects. Perform general facility conditions assessment on a variety of building systems (mechanical systems, create and update as-built or record drawings using AutoCAD. Track and report on project progress. Act as liaison between Aurolife facility management and sub-contractor / vendors.

This position requires knowledge of electrical systems in construction and maintenance project management concepts, practices and procedures, facility maintenance standard industry practices and associated federal/state regulations and requirements.

Responsibilities

  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and climbing on a daily basis.  The individual will frequently be required to lift or move over 50 pounds.
  • Coordinates facility construction and/or remodeling and oversees the placement and administration of all outside contracts for space planning, engineering, and construction services when assigned. Related to electrical and low current system
  • Respond to facility service requests via phone, email and facility tickets. 
  • Planning, assigning, and reviewing the efficiency and quality of work performed by outside contractors. 
  • Establishing work priorities, organizing work schedules, and/or contract workers and monitor projects in progress while ensuring that work is completed in an expedient and cost-effective manner. 
  • Inspecting completed projects for quality and adherence to specifications or contract terms.
  • Scheduling and planning short range maintenance and repair projects. 
  • Performing and/or overseeing all general maintenance and repair related to electrical panels, transformers, PLC, electrical cabling installation/repair, power generation and all other general maintenance needs. 
  • Implementing a preventative maintenance schedule and providing adequate staffing for routine maintenance scheduled. 
  • Ensuring that equipment replacement parts and repair materials are available when needed and on schedule. 
  • Determining scope of work to be completed through regular personal inspections and day-to-day work orders generated. 
  • Maintaining inventory of stock items for general and preventive maintenance needs and maintaining records and reports of work completed. 
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications - Skills & Requirements

  • Strong computer skills, including use of CAD.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems
  • GMP Documentation practices – area qualification, facility/engineering equipment qualification, SOP preparations, routine monitoring of facility/engineering equipment.
  • Knowledge of state building code, state construction procedures for capital improvement and informal projects, good practical knowledge of several trades including piping, heating and air conditioning.
  • Experience in facility construction that includes construction supervision, Scheduling, Manpower Scheduling and Cost Control.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the tools, materials and equipment used in construction and maintenance trades.
  • Working knowledge of building codes and other rules/regulations related to construction, renovation, and/or major maintenance of facilities.
  • Experience reading construction blueprints/plans.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA Regulations for the Construction Industry.

Education & Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Facilities or related field of study.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
Three (3) years facilities management experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

WAREHOUSE OR PRODUCTION POSITION – While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to: Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50lbs Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl Occasionally required to sit and climb or balance Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus The worker is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside Medium work Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Additional Physical Requirements

Blood/Fluid Exposure Risk

Category III: Tasks involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. Category I tasks are not a condition of employment.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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