HVAC Engineering Team Manager

03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a rewarding career in a market-leading and innovative company? Built on 100 years of experience in influenza, Seqirus is a new global company with an exciting future. It was created in 2015 when parent company CSL Limited acquired the Novartis Influenza Vaccine business and combined it with its own longstanding influenza vaccine operations. Seqirus is currently the world's second largest influenza vaccine company and a major partner in the prevention and control of influenza globally. It is a reliable supplier of influenza vaccine for Northern and Southern Hemisphere markets and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and response. Our site in Liverpool is a Centre of Excellence for egg-based influenza vaccine manufacturing - it is one of the biggest biotechnology sites in Europe and the only injectable influenza vaccine manufacturer in the UK. It also produces the only licensed adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccine. We are currently looking for the HVAC Engineering Team Manager - the position will be responsible for the effective management and ownership of the HVAC department and will ensure that operational decisions are made and executed in a timely manner in order to meet the sites production schedule. It will manage the HVAC departmental improvement and development programmes to ensure the best engineering service is provided to the manufacturing operations and will co-ordinate all preventative and corrective maintenance activities on the sites HVAC systems in accordance with regulatory requirements, problem solving and identifying root causes of system faults which could impact the manufacturing operations. HVAC Engineering Team Manager Role overview: Work with the Engineering Management Team, HVAC engineering technicians to achieve the relevant targets by encouraging teamwork and individual involvement in achievement of work schedules. Organise the supply of all resources, including the team, in order to meet the agreed production schedules in accordance with GMP and HS&E requirements. Ensure appropriate training takes place for system improvements and that all training is formally documented. Ensure appropriate standards of GMP, housekeeping, safety and discipline are applied within his/her area, in accordance with the Orange Guide and CFR regulations. This includes completion of all GMP commitments to plan - specifically relating to accuracy of documentation, close out of GMP investigations, change controls, and corrective actions. Continuously explore and identify new and improved processes targeted at improvement in quality and operational performance. To investigate and report on potential quality defects within the department. Support departmental budget formation and control spending to ensure budgetary targets are achieved. Profile: The role holder is likely to be a graduate (degree in engineering, mechanical engineering, possibly electrical or HND) or be able to demonstrate academic potential to this level and have demonstrable experience of working in a pharmaceutical/chemical environment at a supervisory level. Chartered engineer status would be an advantage. HVAC Systems and Building services experience; good knowledge of automation and control systems. Team management experience. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure are essential. A positive and pro-active approach is needed to aid resolution of issues. Leadership, influencing, cross-functional working skills.
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