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Reliability Engineer

(sr) reliability engineer MAM asset

Locations: Geel, Belgium
Functions: Engineering (Generalist)
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905735335W

SM API Cluster (Sr) Reliability Engineer - MAKE Asset Management

MAKE Asset Management (MAM) is committed to deliver reliable, competitive and innovative Asset Management across the Janssen MAKE network. MAM provides agile, future proofed, data driven services and solutions to enable MTO platforms to deliver to our customers. MAM establishes effective internal and external partnerships and fosters an empowered environment that fuels diversity, talent and expertise.

The Cluster (Sr) Reliability Engineer is a member of the API Small Molecules MAM Cluster Risk Management Team. He supports the following business processes, always in close collaboration with other functions such as Production, Compliance, Development/DPDS (Discovery Product Development Supply), TO (Technical Operations):
* Related to improvement of reliability of our technical assets he works together with engineering to set up Master planning of facilities, infrastructure and equipment, including capital portfolio;
* To improve reliability of assets he initiates capital projects: problem definition, business case development and selection of alternatives, implementation, resource management, document management, and after care;
* New Technologies related to improving maintainability, including scouting and pilot implementations;
* Maintenance and lifecycle management of process installations

Position summery General

Responsible for driving the reliability performance & improvement of manufacturing equipment
* Develop a long-term vision and plan for manufacturing equipment reliability performance improvement
* Drive an integrated risk management approach for EHSS, Quality and technical reliability in a cost-effective way
* Develop standards across the equipment lifecycle using RCM (Reliability centred maintenance) methodology, apply OAC (operator asset care) where applicable.
* Monitor and analyse the reliability performance, and drive root cause elimination & improvements
* Coordinate across engineering, maintenance and operations
* Drive technological innovation within MAM (industry 4.0) f.e. use operating hours to upgrade maintenance plans, apply smart sensors,…

Specifically, responsibilities include:
* Own, develop and deploy risk management at site/cluster level, including:
* Base Business Capital Replacement Planning Process in connection with cluster
* Shape and lead the reliability components in the Site Asset Masterplans (SAMP)
* Risk assessment and risk mitigation methodologies (FMECA, HAZOP, RCM, …)
* Integration of changes and new equipment's into maintenance
* Corrective, Preventive, Condition Based, Predictive Maintenance Strategies and technology therefore
* Fault/Root Cause Analysis and Review (FRACAS)

Take up process ownership and drive continuous improvement:
* Monitoring of work process performance as well as manufacturing equipment reliability performance
* Identifying and scoping opportunities for improvement, and follow-through on realization
* Overseeing cross-plant and cross site optimization
* Acting as formal spokesperson during internal and external audits
* Keep senior management informed on reliability performance through reports by creating, maintaining, and presenting written reports & KPI's on project and program status, tests, costs, issues, and performance against established targets on a regular basis.
* Identify, develop & deploy opportunities for improvement related to new available technologies.

Act as a Subject Matter Expert with respect to reliability performance and risk management:
* Strong involvement in the design and hand-over of new manufacturing equipment
* Strong involvement in the development of engineering standards for equipment
* Strong involvement in conducting equipment performance reviews
* Strong involvement in ad-hoc root cause analysis on critical production installations
* Continuous monitoring of new developments in the field of professional maintenance
* Monitoring, evaluating and piloting new technologies to support the reliability targets

Lead execution of site and/or cross-site and strategic reliability projects and initiatives in the cluster

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Proven track record in Engineering and Maintenance in the pharmaceutical industry including safety and (product) quality critical technical expertise.
* Strong technical skills in pharmaceutical equipment and facilities engineering.
* Strong communication skills, written & spoken, in local language (Dutch) as well as English.

Problem Solving and Decision Making:
* Supports in defining department, project and/or program goals and tactics.
* Defines objectives to achieve targets on a business unit level, site or cluster level.
* Delivers regional small projects, global project work streams or departmental programs successfully under limited supervision.
* Excellent knowledge of and experience in scientific or technical core area.
* Overall knowledge of multiple technical and business disciplines.
* Demonstrates collaborative leadership skills and/or leads small cross functional teams under limited supervision.

Innovation and Creativity:
* Delivers small change projects or executes programs versus objectives.
* Independently plans and prioritizes work for completion.
* Promotes innovative solutions in core area.
* Improves processes and/or methodologies

External and Internal Interactions:
* High degree of collaboration with internal partners (manufacturing, EHSS, quality, engineering, maintenance) to develop standards and define needs and priorities;
* You take initiative and on top of being an autonomous colleague, you are also a genuine team player who contributes to results and to a pleasant working environment together with his/her colleagues.
* Extensive interaction with industry (benchmarking, collaboration) as well as external partners (remove barriers, clarify roles and responsibilities, drive adherence to expectations).

Additional certifications:
* Master's degree. with 4-6 years of experience in engineering, reliability, maintenance. Process Excellence/PMP Certification is helpful.
* Bachelor's degree with 7-9 years of experience.
* And/ Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* MAMC (must have or willing to get certified within first year).

Primary Location: Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Geel,

Job: Industrial Manufacturing

Travel: 25% (International)

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID

Reliability Engineer

Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Chemical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Engineer, Process Engineer
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