24/7 Shift Engineer

Thermo Fisher Scientific

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Día de actualización: 14-02-2024

Ubicación: Swindon South West

Categoría: Ciencias Labor Farmacéutica / Química / Biotecnología


Tipo de empleo: Full-time

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Contenido de trabajo

Job Description

In this role you will be participating a wide range of maintenance engineering activities throughout our production footprint. You will engage with colleagues at multiple levels and from several subject areas, to work together to ensure we deliver an exciting and robust production facility to our clients!
You will take part and take accountability for maintenance activities (planned and unplanned), utilising operational excellence and continuous improvement activities. With the aim of improving equipment reliability and ensuring minimal equipment downtime.


  • During maintenance incidents, you will effectively engage problem solving and lean manufacturing techniques. Identifying the true root cause of the issue - and implement the corrective actions. Wider, we will drive improvements across the maintenance team to improve efficiency, hold high standards of 5S, eliminating or reducing waste and/or non-value add activities. This gives you the opportunity to actively participating in upgrading and improving equipment or engaging in projects.
  • The team will complete important documentation, including highlighting errors or bad practices and making suggestions for improvements. Leading the progression of documentation (e.g. Change Controls, Validation documents, etc) through to completion.
  • Utilising external resource where appropriate, you will acquire services/components. Generating, completing (with approvals) the appropriate documentation (e.g. Purchase Orders, spares requests, quotations, etc).
  • You will have awareness of, and control spares in an efficient manner.
  • Holding accountability and responsibility for ensuring all personal activities are reliably closed on time, against agreed targets (e.g. PPM, Deviations, Change Controls, Training, etc). Where required, you will complete training to ensure a current aseptic license is kept up to date.
  • You will write clear and accurate maintenance instructions. Where appropriate you will assist with the organising and delivering of training and / or instruction of engineering and non-engineering staff.
  • On occasion, providing cover for team members, including Technical Specialists and Engineering Coordinators as defined (e.g., point of contact).


For this role is it important to understand emergency procedures and follow safe systems of work. There is an expectation you will ensure compliance with EHS and security policies and procedures, rules, signage and instructions at all times. In addition, you will conduct timely reporting and support investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.

We are searching for a multi-skilled engineer with a good understanding of electrical control and automated systems.

Must hold relevant Engineering qualification (degree or apprenticeship).

Previous experience in a similar role within manufacturing environment would be preferred.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

About us

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Plazo: 30-03-2024

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