Shire Associate Maintenance Engineer II in Woodlands, Singapore

Primary Objectives of this Job

Operate Utilities and WWTP System to supply Steam, Chilled Water, Electricity, WDC, WFI, Clean Steam, Compressed Air distribution, HVAC and Gases and treatment of effluent from Shire and Baxter Manufacturing Plant.


  • Responsible for the continuous supply of Utilities including electricity, chilled water and steam to Shire and Baxter Healthcare SA.

  • Responsible for the continuous supply of Clean Utilities including WDC, WFI, Clean Steam, Compressed Air distribution, HVAC and Gases to Shire.

  • Responsible to operate WWTP and treat waste water from Shire and Baxter Healthcare SA.

  • Responsibility to adhere to any applicable EHS requirements.

  • Perform routine Water & COD sample collection (WWTP & Utilities).

  • Conducts daily check on utilities equipment and report any abnormality.

  • Operate and monitor utilities system through PCS, FMS and local control system

  • Ability to raise Work order in C3ME

  • Perform front line troubleshooting during equipment failure situation

  • Respond to emergency & urgent utilities, HVAC, Electrical and WWTP system issue and to restore the system function

  • Assist Supervisor in preparing the equipment for maintenance, perform equipment isolation, LOTO and support Permit to Work issuance

  • Perform equipment operation check after maintenance/ repair work prior to returning equipment back to operation (Return to Operation Activities)

  • Monitoring and maintain Chemical/Gas inventory in supporting daily operation

  • Provide support to improvement project, Audit, EHS CAPA and investigation during event.

  • Maintain housekeeping in Utilities & WWTP Area

  • Perform routine checks to ensure contractors comply to Shire’s Specification, EHS rules and regulation, cGMP and GDP requirements

  • Responsible for compliance to company EHS procedure and government regulation and laws

  • All work must be completed in accordance with cGMPs, SOPs, job plans, and Shire policies

  • Expect to perform rotation shift duty on a regular schedule basis.

  • Provide knowledge sharing to new team members.

  • Commitment to a fair and respectful relationship to others and behavior in accordance with Shire’s Code of Conduct.

  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • NITEC (NTC/ ITC) Min 5 years of relevant working experience/ Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering with Min 2 years of relevant working experience or equivalent

  • Boiler Attendant Class II certification by MOM.

  • Knowledgeable of Utility Operations,

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams

  • Ability to seek outside resources as needed

  • Building Management System Operational Knowledge

  • Ability to read and understand schematics and job blueprints

  • Shift duty is required and willing to be scheduled for call-outs during non-office hours to support manufacturing emergencies

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Acquire Basic Level competency for operation and maintenance for Chilled Water, FMS, Steam, Electrical, HVAC, WDC, WFI, Clean Steam, WWTP, Compressed Air and Gases module.

  • Post knowledge of Utilities equipment operation.

  • Knowledge in cGMP working environment.

  • Must be self – Motivated, good team work and good interpersonal skill.

  • Clear understanding of job responsibility and accountability

  • Must be able to perform basic troubleshooting during equipment breakdown

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.