Maintenance Engineer Job

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: MAI000884

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product categories include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases and women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's, Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as vaccines and biologics.  We aspire to be the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

MSD Manufacturing Division, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

As a Maintenance Engineer, you will plan, direct, and support Production, Project, Calibration, Validation and Maintenance activities in order that equipment, systems and facilities are safe, efficiently utilized, reliable and meet GMP/ regulatory. Your key responsibilities include:

Routine work

  • Provides MEI engineering and troubleshooting support with the goal to increase operational efficiencies and minimize maintenance expenses.
  • Coach technicians on troubleshooting technical problems.
  • Provides engineering supports to the corrective and preventive maintenance for MEI systems.
  • Ensures E2E ownership. This includes installation, modification, fabrication, testing, servicing and repairs of equipment instruments that comply to site change control procedures.
  • Provides technical support to process control systems projects by standardizing the instrument use and makes improvement to MEI work.

Project work

  • Manages maintenance related project schedule, costs and quality utilizing proper controls
  • Develops, reviews and modifies new or existing site standards for maintenance and projects
  • Ensures that projects deliverables are met and all associated documentation is established
  • Provides engineering support in the scoping, development, execution and documentation of upgrade projects. 
  • Responsible for the management of single or multiple projects within the allotted timeline, budget, design requirements, and established quality standards.


  • Performs job assignments by Supervisor pertaining to equipment instrument or system or documentation or housekeeping
  • Establishes SHE objectives for projects, and leads the implementation of systems
  • Assumes role of System Administrator for process control system
  • Development of technical procedures in a cross-functional setting with impact throughout the organization
  • Participate in SHE, Business Compliance, cGMP and all other compliance-related matters, where applicable
  • Standby for any emergency repair after office hours / weekends and public holidays (bring down)
  • Supervise and oversee Third Party Contractors, where applicable
  • Any other duties as and when assigned by the Managers


  • To be successful to the role, ideally, you will need to have a Degree in Electrical/Electronics, Instrumentation and Control, Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering
  • 3 - 5 years of related experience in maintenance function, preferably in a sterile manufacturing plant, wafer fab cleanroom or petrochemical environment.
  • Good knowledge of SCADA System and Programmable Logic Controllers (Siemens S5/S7) with good understanding of the pneumatic and hydraulic control systems.
  • Good knowledqe of cGMP and safety requlations of pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of Engineering and Compliance standards
  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills ie provides solutions which are practical for implementation. 
  • Able to properly assess the situation and understand when to escalate to a higher levels
  • Competent in root cause analysis, able to analyze information from a variety of sources to make sound decisions
  • Ability to work independently

Job: Maintenance/Utilities
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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