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Equipment Engineer

Kelly Services
Northbrook, IL 60065
**Equipment Engineer - Full Time / Direct Hire ~ Fully Benefited**

_$80,000 to $120,000 Based on Years Experience_


**JOB SUMMARY**


Apply fundamental engineering principles towards the maintenance and optimization of equipment and procedures to achieve better maintainability, reliability, and availability of equipment. Proven skills in the areas of equipment maintenance, equipment design, implementation of automated control systems, and equipment validations. Able to collaborate with vendors, suppliers, and internal cross functional teams to ensure effective validation, maintenance, and calibration of critical equipment per cGMP. Responsible for evaluating and optimizing equipment/processes to improve quality, consistency, and productivity. Support company goals, policies, and procedures while complying with applicable regulations. Responsible for assisting or leading the development and performance of validations on equipment. Supports applicable regulations including ISO13485, Local, State, and/or Federal requirements.


**Key Responsibilities and Duties**


+ Lead initiatives to improve production processes to grow productivity, increase manufacturing yields, reduce production costs and decrease scrap. Collaborate with manufacturing engineering on automation projects to improve quality and manufacturing efficiency.

+ Support manufacturing engineering in the development of equipment URS (user requirement specifications), as well as the development, execution and reporting of validation protocols (for installation qualifications, operational qualifications, performance qualifications and process validations).

+ Lead the administration of Luminex's asset management system to ensure the maintenance system is compliant with cGMP and related regulations. Responsible for creating, maintaining and implementing periodic maintenance and calibration schedules.

+ Perform preventative maintenance and calibrations on equipment per asset management schedules. Perform updates inm the asset management system to record all work performed. Use the asset management software to create reports for management.

+ Troubleshoot manufacturing processes / equipment and provide manufacturing engineering support to resolve production or equipment issues. Lead efforts to perform root cause investigations, troubleshoot issues and address root causes. Sustain record integrity of all issues and resolutions in the asset management system.

+ Support the development of manufacturing processes by recommending equipment purchases, repairs, upgrades, obsolescence, best practices, and maintenance schedule changes to improve efficiency and cost within the manufacturing environment.

+ Schedule and supervise visits from service contractors to perform repairs, maintenance, and calibration.

+ Proficient in technical writing. Ability to write clear, concise and complete (detailed) manufacturing standard operating procedures (SOPs), technical reports, and other documents as needed.

+ Use CAD to design tooling and fixtures in order to upgrade or repair an equipment or process.

+ Perform capacity and equipment efficiency analysis to optimize manufacturing processes. Able to develop asset performance metrics (MTBF, MTTR, MTTF, OEE, etc) and create plans to improve metrics and performance.

+ Responsible for performing assigned asks in accordance with applicable Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regulations and Company EHS policies.

+ Perform other related duties as required or assigned.


**Education**


Bachelors Degree Mechanical Engineering Preferred (Will consider Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineer, Etc.)


**Work Experience**


**_2+ Years Experience with the Following (Preferred)_**


+ Proficient in PLC coding and troubleshooting.

+ Thorough understanding of quality control, process control, correctiveactions, root cause analysis, failure mode effects analysis (FMEA),design of experiments (DOE) and asset performance metrics,

+ Extensive experience in process automation, equipment design, validation, and hands on maintenance.

+ Experience with basic machine tools and machining desirable (mill, lathe, hand tools, etc.)

+ Experience in in-vitro diagnostics manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing or other related industries.

+ Experience working in clean room manufacturing environments.

+ Computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, asset management software, ERP software, CAD software and MINITAB.

+ Experience with reliability centered maintenance.


**Training and Skills**


_Preferred Training and Skills Proficiency_


+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret equipment manuals, electrical/ mechanical /P&I schematics, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and/or governmental regulations. _High Proficiency_

+ Ability to write reports, business correspondence, manufacturing documents, maintenance schedules and standard operating procedures. _High Proficiency_

+ Ability to effectively present technical information and respond to questions from a variety of people that include managers, clients, customers, vendors and the general public. _High Proficiency_

+ Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and actor analysis _._ _High Proficiency_

+ Ability to handle and reason through complex information, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw objective conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. _Medium Proficiency_


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-24

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