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AbbVie Engineer, Commissioning in North Chicago, Illinois

Engineer, Commissioning

USA, Illinois, Lake County



Requisition #2000038

  • Work with end-user and project engineer to develop User Requirements Specifications and Functional / Design Specifications for new or modified equipment, facilities, and utilities.

  • Coordinate Factory Acceptance Testing in conjunction with Project Engineer to confirm unit is acceptable.

  • Identify critical elements of equipment design based on FMEA or other risk assessment.

  • Develop and execute commissioning test protocols to ensure that the unit functions according to specifications.

  • Perform minor troubleshooting of issues encountered during commissioning and documentation of unresolved issues.

  • Work with technical writers and system owners to develop operational procedures.

  • Responsible for training of maintenance, technical staff, and operators on new equipment where appropriate.

  • Review new or modified product documentation to ensure compatibility with qualified equipment and implement changes in equipment parameters or recipes.

  • Contribute to the development of commissioning and qualification best practices.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, science, or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence, with a desired 3+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience.

  • A technical background in health care, nutritional products, laboratory diagnostics, medical devices, pharmaceutical, or similar industries (preferred).

  • Experience in the development of commissioning and qualification deliverables including specifications and testing protocols that can stand up to regulatory scrutiny.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.

  • A basic understanding of government regulations such as FDA cGMPs.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC