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Maintenance Engineer

Company: Civica Rx
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Civica
Over the past two decades, shortages of generic, injectable medications critical to the lifesaving work of hospitals in the United States have become commonplace. Approximately 200 medically necessary drugs are on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's shortage list. Manufacturing challenges and predatory pricing are both the cause and result.
Who suffers most? Patients.
Civica is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization established in 2018 by health systems and philanthropies to reduce chronic generic drug shortages and related high prices in the United States. Led by an experienced team of health care and pharmaceutical industry leaders.
Today, more than 50 health systems have joined Civica. They represent over 1,200 hospitals and over 30 percent of all U.S. hospital beds. Civica has also begun to supply the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile of essential medicines.
Civica is improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs by making strides to ensure patients and their needs come first and that essential generic medications are accessible and affordable. Since established, the #1 Policy for the Civica team has been "Do What Is in the Best Interest of Patients."
Civica is launching a subsidiary to enter the Outpatient pharmacy market partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield with the goal of reducing drug prices, especially high-cost generic drugs where market forces are not working to control drug costs.
To find out more about how Civica's innovative model is directly impacting patient care, click below to read a recent article from the New England Journal of Medicine.
https://catalyst.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/CAT.21.0189
Video Introduction to Civica: https://vimeo.com/646267406
Position Summary
The Maintenance Engineer should be highly motivated to coordinate/execute maintenance activities in our new manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Virginia. This position will provide support to the facilities and the engineering team and assist in the operation and maintenance of the company's facility and equipment for production generic drugs. The Maintenance Engineer will perform a variety of routine and semiskilled tasks involving general maintenance of facilities and GMP equipment. Specific duties performed may vary by assignment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Perform monitoring of all Building Management System (BMS) systems to ensure the facilities, equipment and environmental systems are within specified ranges and operating systems are functioning properly. Observes deviations from systems specifications and works with Facilities staff to correct or resolve these discrepancies. May assist in calibrating and finetuning controls.
Must exhibit proficiency with the Building Management System and its controls.
Assists in tuning existing PID loop controllers and develops and implements control schemes and control techniques.
Perform routine maintenance tasks including HVAC, electrical and plumbing repairs, painting, office furniture installation, general building repairs, cleaning, building exteriors and other as assigned.
Perform and organize preventative maintenance tasks while supporting maintenance and operational work orders and assignments.
Maintain accurate records always keeping equipment and systems cGMP compliant.
Work independently and make sound judgments regarding work methods and tools as well as support company, department and personal goals and objectives
Ensure manufacturing and all labs and lab personnel are supported to meet business needs, including lab gasses, preventive maintenance, equipment service contracts and safety equipment.
Maintain a safe work environment; work in a safe manner following all safety SOP's and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.
Able to work safely in an environment containing hazardous chemicals, high and low temperature liquids, high pressure liquids and gasses, steam, and moving machinery
Able to work after hours and on call as needed, weekend shift support and shutdowns.
Able to check and respond to and troubleshoot Equipment Monitoring System (EMS) & Building Management Systems issues and alarms.
Ensure maintenance work orders are being completed on time while adhering to operational standards.
Possesses a mechanical and electrical acumen including HVAC, Purified Water system, facilities utilities, P&ID's, schematics, and equipment specifications is a must.
Possesses an electrical acumen including understanding electrical single line diagrams, wiring diagrams, controls schematics and equipment specifications is a must.
Understand operating and testing requirements for equipment and utilities.
Acts as the point person for the Facilities Maintenance technicians while working closely with the manager to ensure strategy planning, implementations of plans, resolving problems while maintaining production quality.
Understand quality systems; Change Control, Deviations, CAPA's, Audits activities, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems required.
Is accountable to the Maintenance Team Lead and/or Supervisor and the team for facilities performance.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

Requires at least one certification as a plumber, electrician, or HVAC technician
Should be knowledgeable of procurement and with inventory control.
Has some authority for personnel actions.
Should have 3-5 years' experience in the related area as an individual contributor.
Thorough knowledge of functional areas and departmental processes.
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Keywords: Civica Rx, Richmond , Maintenance Engineer, Professions , Petersburg, Virginia

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