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Utilities Engineering Lead

Req #: JR - 025607 Location: Thetford, England, United Kingdom Job Category: Engineering Date Posted: 09/01/2020

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“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

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Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Meet Sarah – (center) with members of the Baxter Engineering team who initiated a corporate partnership with Society of Women Engineers.

“Initially I thought I would go to medical school and become a doctor, but I remember calling my mom sophomore year in college and saying ‘I’m going to miss my math.’ I realized at that moment that I preferred to be behind the scenes helping patients by making products that will save them..”

Meet Anwesha – recently promoted to Manager, she leads a team of software engineers for our Medication Delivery business.

“I grew up in a small coastal town in India called Bhubaneswar, where we have our own traditions and culture. I think this has helped me grow personally and professionally. Working with a global team at Baxter, my background helps me to be open, appreciate and relate to people from all different places.”

Meet Sam – he has been with Baxter for over 15 years, working as an engineering technologist in Round Lake, IL, US.

“I have a wonderful team. They have been flexible and open to the differences in communication methods and work style necessary for me to excel. If I didn’t have that support, I wouldn’t be where I am now and I wouldn’t have been able to advance within the company. I’m proud to work at Baxter.”

Meet Erika – she has been an engineer in Round Lake, IL, US for over four years, promoted to Senior Principal Engineer in 2019.

“My involvement with National Society of Black Engineers outside of work has afforded me the opportunity to manage Baxter’s external partnership with the organization, exposing us to networking and talent that can help drive diversity and innovation, and providing opportunities for more community engagement and involvement, which I know a lot of my colleagues like.”

Utilities Engineering Lead

Req # JR - 025607 Location Thetford, United Kingdom Additional Locations 37.5 Job Category Engineering Date posted 09/01/2020

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We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

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Summary

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Utilities Lead will have 12 direct reports and manage the Utilities Engineering function of the plant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Successfully lead and motivate team of engineers and operators and drive the continuous improvement of people and equipment / processes in his area of competence
  •  Support the development and effective implementation of predictive, preventive and reliability centered maintenance programs associated to plant critical and utility systems
  • Define training needs for maintenance (and operational personnel) related to the maintenance and operation of utilities and critical systems and equipment
  • Support the Project management team while delivering projects related to the Utilities ad Critical systems.
  • Lead the departments in order to:
    • Maintain the water treatment plant systems in order to ensure the availability of a purified water. Maintain the treatment plant systems such as, but not limited to: filtering (Reverse Osmosis), chemical treatment processes (chlorination, water softeners), water distillation. Lead the inspect/service and repair components of the water treatment plant including water intakes, pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment controls, circulation pumps, heat exchangers and valves.
    • Maintain the compressed air, chilling and cooling water system and equipment (including Legionella management).
    • Maintain the sterilization, CHP and boiler equipment.
    • Guarantee the critical spare parts are always available.
    • Guarantee compliance to local legislation and company requirements (firefighting system, pressurized system,…)
  • HVAC Systems Management
    • Operate, troubleshoot, and manage both routine and emergency services on a variety of critical Electrical and Mechanical (HVAC). Responsible for the on-site management of sub-contractors and vendors, ensuring that all work performed is in accordance with established practices and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate a multidisciplinary team
  • Qualified Engineer experience in a heavy engineering environment
  • Purification experience such as Reverse Osmosis, ion exchange processes, VC distillation desired but not essential
  • Steam system operation and maintenance experience to include steam production, condensate recovery and heating systems, boiler house compliance desired but not essential
  • Compressed Air Systems, and process control desired but not essential
  • Able to work to deadlines and be results focused
  • Able to easily adapt and pick up new skills

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