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Principal Facilities Engineer - Irvine Implant

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Corp
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Helping patients is our life's work, and your contributions directly impact our ability to transform patient care around the world." - Michael A. Mussallem, Chairman and CEO

Have you been searching for a role that brings you to the forefront of innovation? We have an outstanding Principal Facilities Engineer opportunity in the Facilities & Asset Management organization in our Irvine Implant Manufacturing Plant. The Principal Engineer will lead implementation and sustainability efforts for Factory of the Future with Analytics Intelligence coupled with a practical approach.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the development and manage the execution of highly complex projects and new technologies and innovation (including writing and executing protocols) on a platform which includes multiple product lines to qualify and validate manufacturing equipment processes; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports and collaborate with team members to drive project completion.
  • Integrate operation equipment with controls, automation, and SCADA systems.
  • Initiate and lead the identification and ensure implementation of opportunities to optimize/improve manufacturing and/or facilities processes including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) employing technical design skills to re-design/design on new products and/or processes, etc. are up to standards.
  • Train, coach, and guide lower-level employees on highly complex procedures, be the change agent .
  • Lead and establish highly complex project plans to ensure deliverables are completed to customer's expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.).
  • Analyze and resolve complex Manufacturing, Facilities and Compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations).
  • Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes.
  • May be selected as an Independent Reviewer for design review.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, ability to fill in or support next level responsibility.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Scientific field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience facilities, reliability, and/or engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical device, pharma, or biotech cGMP industry experience.
  • Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Automation robotics design operations and troubleshooting.
  • Experienced in Maxmio asset management along with an understanding on reliability.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change as a change agent working with small or large groups.
  • Experience in highly regulated process that are structured in a matrix approach.
  • Experience in leading contractors, vendors, or suppliers to execute successful assignments.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills.
  • Experience with problem solving tools to do root cause analysis in a team approach environment.
  • Ability to translate complex and technical information to all levels of the organizations.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels along with being flexible to support off shifts as needed for projects or problem resolution.
  • Ability to manage projects from end to end to fully execute task or projects.
  • Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred.

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Edwards Lifesciences Corp, Irvine , Principal Facilities Engineer - Irvine Implant, Other , Irvine, California

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