Manufacturing Engineer III

Job Description Gilead Sciences is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Manufacturing Engineer to support our Commercial Manufacturing site in San Dimas, California.  The Manufacturing Engineering role will support utilities, manufacturing, and instrumentation so the plant can continue to reliably produce therapeutic products. Essential Functions: Works on the design, modifications, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment, Manufacturing and processes. Works on engineering planning, financial justification, start-up activities, scale-up processes, implementation, process improvements, and validation. Performs evaluation studies and trouble shooting on manufacturing equipment and systems. Generates and reviews required engineering and manufacturing documentation. Provides accurate budget estimates for capital equipment and projects. Independently resolves manufacturing engineering issues of complex scope. Independently manages assigned projects through completion. Participates on cross-functional project teams. May coordinate contract personnel through completion of assignments; may provide guidance to other manufacturing process engineers. Purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw materials, packaging materials, parts, services, and supplies necessary for the operation of a pharmaceutical organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine the feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Compiles information from periodicals, catalogs, and other sources to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Confers with vendors and analyzes vendors' operations to determined factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet requiredschedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up order placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. Utilizes established precedents and policies as necessary. Knowledge, Experience, and Skills: 6+ years of relevant experience and a BS in engineering. 4+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA. Previous experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry desirable. Knowledge of performing project work and defining scope while adhering to accelerated time schedules. Demonstrates working understanding and application of Engineering principles, concepts, practices, and standards, along with full working knowledge of industry practices. Demonstrates working knowledge in aseptic processes, process controls, and equipment design. Is able to develop solutions to semi-complex problems. Demonstrates strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrates knowledge of UBC, UFC, NEC codes. Previous experience in engineering in highly regulated manufacturing environments desirable #LI-JS1 R0005159
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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