Lead Engineering Technician Job

Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: Milton Keynes, ENG, GB

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Requisition ID: PRO019057

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The main responsibilities will be:

  • Performing electrical and mechanical maintenance within the integrated production team maintenance department.

  •  Working within a production orientated environment to “Good Manufacturing Practice for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers” (GMP).

  •  Maintaining the balance of completing maintenance and repairs with the minimum disruption whilst working safely to current legislation and guidance




  • City & Guilds Level 3 in an electrically biased discipline,

  • Indentured (or equivalent) craft apprenticeship in an electrically biased discipline;


Key Personal Skills



  • The ability to supervise others while also working with minimum supervision.

  • The ability to work either as an individual or as a member of a team.

  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rota.

  • Willingness to participate in weekend and out of normal working hours overtime.

  • Confident in the use of Microsoft packages


Key Experience




This position contains hands on and desk-based tasks within the production maintenance group and while reporting to the Plant engineer.   Day to day duties include servicing, maintenance and repair of the following items of plant and equipment.

  • HVAC systems

  • Autoclaves

  • Steam and Hot Water Boilers

  • Electrical controls and switchgear

  • Electro-pneumatic controls

  • Filling machines and systems



In addition, the position will involve:

  • Electrical fault finding and repairs

  • Mechanical fault finding and repairs

  • Participation in a standby rota and reaction to breakdown callouts



General S H & E Responsibilities


All employees have a responsibility:

  • To co-operate with colleagues and managers to achieve a safe and healthy workplace and protect the environment.

  • To take reasonable care of themselves and those who may be affected by their actions or omissions.

  • To follow safe operating instructions for all tasks and equipment.

  • To use the right tools and equipment specified for the task.

  • To use the correct personal protective equipment required.

  • To report any defects or workplace hazards to supervisors or managers immediately, and

  • To report all accidents, incidents, and near misses.



Specific S H & E Responsibilities


This position has a specific duty to ensure compliance with the company “Permits to Work” system, namely:

  • Asbestos

  • Confined Entry

  • Electrical Working

  • Hazardous Energy Control

  • Hot Working

  • Working at Height

  • Line Breaks


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.



MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job: Production / Maintenance
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: MSD

Job Segment: Medical, Technician, Engineer, Maintenance, Electrical, Healthcare, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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