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Biogen Sr Engineer II, Facilities (HVAC) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

About This Role

The Sr. Engineer II provides engineering technical support and troubleshooting for plant HVAC equipment, environment chambers, cold rooms and freezers. Participates in multi-functional teams to implement changes and improve on existing processes. This position partners with other teams including Utilities, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Maintenance, and others to measure, target and improve reliability of all assets. Supports design, specification, installation, commissioning, and qualification of new equipment including URS and protocol writing and executions. Works with and provides direction to facilities engineers and contractors. Participates and leads large engineering projects with minimal supervision and direction. Partners with project managers to manage budgets, resources, and timelines to complete project.

What You'll Do

  • Support Facilities operations by troubleshooting issues and identifying equipment system improvements. Update standards, drawings, and specifications as necessary.

  • Develop validation protocols, provide expertise to associated equipment & Allen Bradley automation design modifications. Author deviations, CAPA’s and/or change control records in a GMP environment.

  • Support equipment related capital and op-ex projects, including scoping, modifications, design reviews, change controls, construction support, commissioning, and validation.

  • Develop and execute equipment commissioning and qualification (validation) activities.

  • Represent department and lead/participate in cross-functional/global teams to address issues, implement change and improve existing processes.

  • Manage small capital projects.

Who You Are

You are an experienced HVAC and facility engineer who likes to troubleshoot equipment, lead investigations and identify and implement improvements to increase system reliability, compliance and efficiency. You are also passionate about learning new technologies and working in a cross-functional environment. You are accountable for achieving milestones in equipment projects, involving frequent internal and external communication. As a representative of the Facilities Engineering organization, your role carries the weight of potential delays and extra resource allocation if errors occur in your decisions or recommendations. Your commitment lies in delivering accurate and timely results, ensuring efficient processes to prevent setbacks.

  • BS in Engineering or related discipline + 7 years of transferrable experience.

  • Practical knowledge of the application of FDA GMP and EMA regulations.

  • Expert in industrial HVAC, environmental chambers (incubators, LAF, BSC, cold rooms, etc.).

  • Experience with HVAC support utilities including plant steam, chilled water and cooling towers.

  • Basic knowledge with building automation systems for operation and troubleshooting.

  • Competency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point MS Sharepoint and MS Project.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • May be asked to work extended shifts or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical infrastructure experience preferred.

  • GMP facility and cleanroom design principles.

  • Other support utility experience preferred.

  • Experience defending facilities procedures and practices to regulatory authorities.

  • Experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • Validation experience.

  • Competency with AutoCAD.

Why Biogen?

We are a global team with a commitment to excellence, and a pioneering spirit. As a mid-sized biotechnology company, we provide the stability and resources of a well-established business while fostering an environment where individual contributions make a significant impact. Our team encompasses some of the most talented and passionate achievers who have unparalleled opportunities for learning, growth, and expanding their skills. Above all, we work together to deliver life-changing medicines, with every role playing a vital part in our mission. Caring Deeply. Achieving Excellence. Changing Lives.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.