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GlaxoSmithKline LLC Facilities Engineer - Electrical in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 385940 Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - King of Prussia, USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Mar 12 2024

The Worldwide Real Estate and Facilities (WREF) organization oversees and operates 16 million square feet of space with a population of over 28,000 GSK and other staff, including pharmaceutical R&D laboratories / pilot plant, and commercial office accommodation for all GSK business units. This portfolio of property currently requires an annual spend of more than 450m in operating costs and 200m in capital investment.

As a Facilities Engineer - Electrical, you will provide ongoing engineering support to WREF Operations, responsible for Facilities Services and Capital Projects programme management. This will include the development and improvement of processes that support the operational delivery model and interfaces with other GSK functions, service partners and other 3rd party providers.

The purpose of this role is to support the consistent delivery of facilities and services, working to ensure they are aligned to the local needs and priorities of the business, and to ensure that cost, quality and compliance metrics are achieved by key contract partners.

The incumbent will be responsible for regional compliance to external licensing and statutory requirements for engineering services provided by WREF.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following... Identify and implement improvements, design changes or modifications to automation/mechanical systems, equipment of procedures to support the business in following established change control processes Conduct site management monitoring tasks and site GEMBAs to ensure service partner and 3rd party contractor works are being carried out in compliance with national, local, and GSK standards Manage improvement programs generated by various sources:  Audit findings, CAPA, Engineering/EHS alerts, Preventable Disruptions, Sustainability objectives Execute site assessments against Engineering Policies and Standards in support of real estate due diligence at the site Manage risk mitigation plans/actions in the Risk Management Systems to ensure gaps from engineering assessments or with service delivery at sites are brought it acceptable levels (as low as reasonably practical) Lead investigations and mitigation plans at the site for significant service failures, critical/major audit findings, dispute resolution and process improvements. Champion implementation of engineering standards and process improvement initiatives from WREF service towers into site delivery teams.  Identify and implement areas for EHS risk reduction and environmental sustainability. Ensure compliance to Quality and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements and ensure that the Engineering activity is a safe place to work and 'inspection ready' at all times.  Will gain expertise in one or more of these High Severity Risk statutory systems such as: Manage "ad-hoc" business projects as required by WREF Site Operations Director. Maintain ethics and compliance values even when potential risk exists. Execute remediation plans from policy gap assessments. Escalate risks and/or conflicts with local customer's ways of working.

Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineer 3+ years' electrical engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Fire Protection Systems Ability to establish strong working relationships with key external contract partners, to deliver appropriate site services in agreement with established contracts Acts as a role model for applying standards to ensure compliance Familiarity with the use of a computerized maintenance management system for work order planning/ cheduling, spare parts/inventory management and asset master data tracking Competent with facilities engineering and operations and maintenance of facilities infrastructure (boilers, chillers, HVAC, cooling towers, etc.) Excellent oral and communication skills


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Why Us? GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030.

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