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Position – Filling maintenance mechanical engineer
Company – Pfizer
Location – Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, IN

Job description

Why Patients Need You

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you’ll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what’s possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve

Your technical skills will help us keep our plants, utility systems, buildings, and equipment up and running. Pfizer will rely on you for maintenance, redesign, repair of utilities in our plants. In your role, you will undertake the necessary preventive and corrective steps for setting priorities, forecasting, and allocating resources for the maintenance tasks.

As an associate, your focus on the job will contribute in achieving project tasks and goals. Through your domain knowledge and commitment, you will create a collaborative teaming environment for your colleagues.

It is your hard work and commitment that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Coordination with CFTs in the execution of FAT/SAT/DQ/IQ/OQ and PQ of all relevant equipment
  • Provide onsite support in start-up and commissioning of new equipment or upgrades to existing equipment
  • Prepare specifications for process and packing equipment
  • Prepare and ensure availability of working drawings for any activity performed at the site
  • Prepare Equipment installation drawings and ensure the installation of the equipment as per the same
  • Complete periodic inspections of the vendor’s site to check for the progress of manufacturing of the equipment
  • Study and review standby facilities for critical sub-assemblies and addition of capital equipment on a long term basis for smooth operation
  • Contribute to continuous process improvements initiatives
  • Effective communication with the original equipment manufacturer to address/resolve the repetitive issues.
  • Plan and execute preventive maintenance
  • Coordinate with Production to undertake Maintenance requests
  • Attend to breakdowns, troubleshoot, and rectify basic issues in the shortest possible time
  • Trend the breakdowns /concerns of the equipment and implement corrective actions to improve the reliability of the equipment.
  • Supporting in new/expansion/improvement projects
  • Execution of Spare Parts management
  • Supporting for the required reliability initiatives at Site
  • After Completion of Preventive Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance, ensuring all the data is captured in CMMS.
  • Contribute to the completion of project milestones and organize own work to meet project task deadlines.
  • The support Engineering team in planning and overseeing the preventative maintenance for filling equipment.
  • Manage the status of work control and backlog for work order submission to work order completion.
  • Support maintenance work management and the installation, commissioning, qualification of equipment.
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement initiatives.
  • Manage all the utility documents and drawings and ensure all of them are sorted and archived properly.
  • Ensure that supporting Good Manufacturing Practices (also cGMP) relevant documentation is generated and maintained.


  • Graduate / Diploma Engineer in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 4+ yrs of experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in reliability based maintenance practices
  • Demonstrated ability to write and provide simple and accurate instructions
  • Effective problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills
  • Knowledge or experience working in a Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} environment

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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