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Job Title Critical Utilities Subject Matter Expert (SME)

JobID 1611200

Location: Mcpherson, KS

Description **ROLE SUMMARY**

Pfizer PGS McPherson, KS - Site subject matter expert (SME) for critical & non-critical utilities, energy projects, and associated documentation.


+ Represent the Utilities engineering group and lead highly technical cross-functional teams and work across utilities engineering areas to deliver robust and sustainable solutions and business processes.

+ The primary focus of the position is on GMP/clean utilities and operations (WFI, Purified Water, Clean Steam, Reverse Osmosis, Process Gasses, and HVAC systems).

+ A familiarity with non-GMP/plant utilities and operations (Plant Steam, Chilled Water, Electrical, lab utilities, and Waste Treatment) is desirable.

+ The candidate will drive functional commitments on initiatives and provide high level of oversight and coordination to seamlessly integrate utility engineering efforts within the site.

+ The candidate will consult with other subject matter experts to ensure design solutions achieve long term business objectives and are supported by robust technical rationale to withstand scrutiny.

+ The candidate will act as the utilities engineering expert and technical consultant to management in identifying opportunities, prioritizing work and will make sound recommendations for design and construction solutions.

+ This position will identify and implement best practices during capital project execution.

+ Responsible for working with identifying and working with colleagues on energy sustainability initiatives.

+ Review and approve Utility & HVAC modifications, change requests, and SOP's.

+ Tracking plant utility consumption

+ Manages respective Quality Tracking System (QTS) tasks and work with our Quality group to ensure timely completion of investigations and CAPA's.

+ Conduct life cycle analysis of all critical system equipment to ensure equipment is upgraded and replaced in accordance with the Site Master Plan


+ BS in Engineering, Mechanical preferred, Chemical or Electrical with requisite experience

+ Progressive experience (5-7 years) in pharmaceutical and/or related regulated industries in a management/leadership role, i.e. prior experience of working as SME is preferred.

+ Working on full lifecycle capital projects-from inputting to design specs through to handover to operations.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical and process systems employed in the pharmaceutical manufacturing process. Good working knowledge of applicable regulations and codes.

+ Knowledge of GMP/clean utilities and operations (WFI, Purified Water, Clean Steam, Reverse Osmosis, Process Gasses, and HVAC systems). In-depth knowledge of core principles across utilities engineering areas, facility design and Good Engineering Practice (GEP) is required.

+ A familiarity with non-GMP/plant utilities and operations (Plant Steam, Chilled Water, Electrical, lab utilities, and Waste Treatment).

+ Following projects after construction documents are issued and reviewing submittals, answering RFIs, and making field visits to verify progression of process scope is proceeding per the intent of the design.


Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform mathematical calculations and ability to perform complex data analysis


First shift Monday through Friday. Some projects & initiatives may require evening and weekend work.

Extended hours during the biannual plant shutdowns (summer & winter)

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

+ **Last Date to apply: November 9, 2017**

+ **This job is a Hospira Exempt US Grade: 16**


Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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