Technical Expert* Engineering Maintenance

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Singapore. - Job ID: 6329 


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Technical Expert* Engineering Maintenance 


As a Technical Expert* Engineering Maintenance you provide technical expertise for maintenance of various plant equipment’s and systems essential for manufacturing processes to achieve maximum plant availability. This involves maintaining and optimizing equipment and facilities in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Engineering Practices and EHS requirements.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Develop, Implement, Plan and execute predictive/preventive maintenance program for equipment’s and systems to ensure minimal downtime and optimal performance of manufacturing equipment’s 

  • Conduct diagnosis and troubleshooting of equipment failures to determine the root cause promptly to increase the machine uptime and ensuring continuous operation 

  • Promptly investigate equipment-related deviations and safety issues by using appropriate problem-solving tools and provide efficient preventive and corrective measures 

  • Identify and Manage inventory of spare parts for mechanical equipment, always ensuring availability for maintenance or repairs

  • Initiate change management, provide impact assessments and carrying out field equipment modifications. This includes managing project schedules, resource plans, coordinating with vendors and handling material management

  • Perform testing, commissioning and qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ) activities as applicable 

  • Identify opportunities to enhance energy efficiency in equipment’s and facilities to support sustainable practices

  • Perform or participate in HAZOP/Risk assessment to actively identify and implement mitigation actions for engineering and maintenance activities

  • Participate in regulatory audits and ensure compliance with regulations and standards in engineering and maintenance areas

  • Adhere to regulatory standards by diligently maintaining precise documentation of maintenance activities, including thorough records of repairs, replacements, and preventive maintenance tasks

  • Create Standard operating procedures and Provide training to personnel on handling of equipment’s and performing Maintenance tasks


What you have to offer: 

  • A bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Mechanical/Chemical or relevant fields

  • More than 5 years of experience with strong mechanical discipline knowledge together with hands-on working experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing will be an advantage 

  • GMP expertise and good understanding of working in regulated environment

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining highly automated equipment’s and systems

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities effectively and work at the start-up environment

  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate in dynamic, cross functional matrix environment  

  • Strong problem-solving skills and preferably with good proven knowledge in lean sigma methodology



Benefits for you:

We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.


How to apply: 

Apply now and simply send us your application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter as well as your contact details by using our online form.


Please note: 

  • Only applications sent via our online form shall be considered.
  • Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and
  • Incomplete applications shall be rejected.
  • BioNTech will run a background check during the hiring process


We are looking forward receiving your application.


*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!


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