Allergan Facilities Engineer II in Branchburg, New Jersey

Facilities Engineer II

Branchburg, New Jersey, United States at

Jun 07, 2018Post Date

180634Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Description

The role requires the ability to interact cross-functionally with other departments and customers, while also working independently on projects and initiatives. This position will analyze data and identify trends and key metrics for reporting to management. Additionally, this role will develop project scopes with requirements identified and gather cost estimates. Working knowledge on clean room classifications and various equipment types will benefit this role.

This position will also require use of AutoCAD to update and develop site drawings in support of projects. The Facilities Engineer will create/revise procedures and support safety and energy initiatives. Understanding of Quality Management Systems for Quality Investigations and associated CAPAs is required.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Maintains equipment reliability metrics for manufacturing and facilities equipment identifying key metrics for equipment uptime and identifying trends.

  • Identifies and implements projects to improve equipment reliability and uptime.

  • Estimates cost of projects, writes contracts and specifications for labor, materials and equipment for construction projects, and secures bids from contractors.

  • Develops and implements capital improvement projects, such as construction, remodeling, renovation, and maintenance of buildings and facilities, including preliminary concept development, detailed engineering design and bidding.

  • Examines and reviews engineering and architectural drawings and design computations for buildings and facilities to ensure compliance with sound engineering practices and codes; incorporates functional requirements into facility requirements.

  • Develops and updates facilities drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Inspects existing facilities and prepares reports on the condition, deficiencies observed, designs necessary for repairs, and estimated cost of repairs.

  • Implement safety and energy initiatives at the site as they relate to the facility and equipment.

  • Technical support for Manufacturing Engineering project teams while assisting in equipment improvements, safety, and productivity.

  • Work with our quality partners to address department’s Quality Investigations and CAPAs.

  • Create/revise departmental procedures as required.


  • Must possess the ability to estimate, calculate, and use financial and statistical tools to analyze and present data

  • Ability to implement LEAN principles to increase efficiency

  • Ability to present and clearly communicate to peers and management

  • Must be proficient with all MS Office applications, including “Project”. Ability to use AutoCAD preferred.

  • Ability to follow work instructions and company procedures

  • Ability to work independently and elicit support and co-operation of co-workers

  • Familiar with GDP


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in appropriate technical and or facilities management subject, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer, preferred

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with clean rooms is a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.