Pfizer is Hiring | Utility Engineer |

Position – Engineer – Utilities
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

  • Contribute to the completion of project milestones and organize own work to meet project task deadlines.
  • 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 improvements initiatives.
  • Provide input to capital project design with respect to equipment selection and specifications that create project approaches which minimize life cycle costs.
  • Follow up and communicates schedule to all resources, i.e. maintenance, production, outside services, stores and engineering.
  • Responsible for pest control management in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (also cGMP) and Pfizer internal requirement.
  • Manage all the utility document 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.

Role Summary

Shall be responsible for installation, operation and efficient maintenance of air compressors, chillers, Effluent treatment plant, Fire hydrant systems and water pre-treatment systems

Roles & Responsibilities

Operation & Maintenance

  • Support selection and procurement CA, Chiller & Water Pretreatment Systems
  • Responsible for efficient operation of CA, Chiller, clean utility water systems & Water Pretreatment Systems.
  • Responsible for Operation and maintenance of Firefighting & sprinkler systems
  • Responsible for Monitoring of Liquid Nitrogen tanks
  • Responsible for maintenance of Effluent treatment plant
  • Plan and execute preventive maintenance program
  • Attend to breakdowns, troubleshoot and rectify basic issues in shortest possible time
  • Ensure that all safety instructions and measures are strictly observed


  • Prepare monthly reports

Documentation / Compliance

  • Prepare specifications for CA, Chiller & Water Pretreatment Systems
  • Prepare and maintain related drawings
  • Preparation and Review of respective Documents / Procedures

Cultural Attributes

  • Conduct himself/herself in line with the Pfizer Values; Courage, Equity, Excellence & Joy

Statutory Obligations

  • Conduct himself/herself in line with relevant legislation pertaining to workplace health and safety, discrimination, harassment and bullying.

Environment Health & Safety

  • Participate in and take responsibility for workplace environment, health and safety at the level required for this position, following the guidelines in the company Environmental, Health and Safety Management System Manual.
  • Graduate / Diploma Engineer in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Should have working experience in a Continuous process industry preferably in a Pharmaceutical Industry.
  • Knowledge of Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Air compressors, Chillers, Fire hydrant systems, Liquid nitrogen tank area, Water softeners, Activated carbon filters, Multi grade filters and Ultra filtration systems
  • Conversant with Validation documents aspects like FAT / SAT /DQ / IQ / OQ / PQ
  • Detailed knowledge of preventive maintenance schedules/check sheets, SOP’s and various audit procedures
  • Knowledge on metrological standards
  • Standard instruments
  • Global calibration policies
  • Knowledge on Clean room requirements and Regulatory Guidelines
  • Experience in reliability based maintenance practices
  • Demonstrated ability to write and provide simple and accurate instructions
  • Demonstrated computer and technical skills
  • Effective problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills
  • Documentation review skills
  • Effective problem-solving capabilities
  • Effective coordination between departments
  • 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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