Equipment Engineer

Posted 11 Nov 2022

Incheon, Gyeonggi-do - South Korea

Req Id 257839


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Your Role:

Act as process equipment lead for new investment project in S. Korea for Merck Life Science. The candidate will be responsible for process equipment function from design, installation till commissioning, qualification, start-up, and future plant routine operation


  • Acquire necessary specifications and operations of process equipment from giving site via close communication, remote or on-site training. To be the local expert for the critical equipment in the new Life Science Campus
  • Review and confirm the equipment URS, together with cross functional teams such Production, Process, EHS, Quality, etc.
  • Liaise with equipment vendor in their design and drawings to ensure the equipment meets the requirements and work with design company to ensure the proper equipment layout
  • Look for opportunities of process equipment localization with no compromise of key performance
  • Follow up and expedite the equipment manufacturing progress
  • Ensure equipment vendor’s FAT protocol meet our requirements, attend FATs, and issue release notes / sign-off of the FAT prior to delivery
  • Responsible for SAT/IOQ, and drive for problem solving
  • Support the Commissioning / Qualification activity as well as start-up for new or maintained equipment / new products
  • Ensure equipment compliance with the requirements of the local government and Merck standard
  • Ensure the equipment compliance with local and Merck EHS requirements. Recommend and realize technical solutions for improving EHS
  • Manage and ensure the equipment maintenance, qualification, periodical testing, etc. meet GMP/ISO requirements. Avoid equipment failure causing production interruption
  • Ensure the good documentation practice, and properly manage the technical drawings, manual, etc. and create / revise SOPs to comply with GMP/ISO requirements
  • Spare parts management with proper safety stock. Drive spare parts localization initiatives
  • Training technician and support troubleshooting
  • Analysis data (MTTR, MTBF, cost, labor-hour etc.) to improve PM and CM. Optimize the process equipment to continuously improve the reliability and safety




Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Mechanical Engineering or related major.
  • +8-15 years process equipment design/maintenance experience regarding pharmaceutical equipment, biopharmaceutical process line, or medical device assembly line.
  • Good experience and knowledge of typical equipment used for Dry Powder Media / Liquid Media / Process Liquid process such as formulation, blending, milling, hydration, filling, CIP/SIP, etc.
  • Good experience and knowledge of typical equipment used for bag, bottle, syringe assembly and bag making process
  • Knowledge of GMP and occupational safety / machine guarding
  • Ability to work effectively across the matrix organization interacting with global colleagues, design company, equipment vendor and cross functional teams.
  • Good command in English and Korean in writing and speaking.
  • Strong coordination, analytical, judgment, communication, problem-solving skill and High troubleshooting ability.
  • Good customer focus and teamwork coordination
  • Experienced user of Office software as well as data bases





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