Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Esco Aster Pte. Ltd.
5-7 years
42000 - 84000 SGD

Job Description

The Opportunity

Esco Lifesciences Group provides enabling technologies, products and services to the life sciences and healthcare industries, supporting academic research and scientific discoveries, clinical practice, as well as biopharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing. Headquartered in Singapore, Esco has an extensive sales network in over 100 countries, direct sales and service offices in over 24 countries, 8 manufacturing and R&D hubs in the US, Europe, the UK, China, Singapore, Indonesia, and over 1500 employees worldwide.

Esco is poised to benefit from the sustained growth of the healthcare and biopharma industries in Asia and globally. Esco has achieved market leadership in China, and globally, in multiple categories within some of the fastest-growing segments - with China being its largest and fastest growing market. As a Singapore-headquartered company, Esco is a nexus of East and West, bridging technologies, products and talent across the world, with global operations spanning the US, Europe and Asia.

The Scope

You will be part of Esco Aster's Engineering team and contribute to the overall site mission and objectives. You are responsible to implement and execute approved site CAPEX projects, conduct feasibility study, assessment of site capital plan, enhancement of facility/equipment and leading asset design changes. This position will involve the startup phase, liaising with the engineering firm on the design and construction of the facility, ensuring that the installations comply to safety guidelines, design intent and quality standards are met.

Reporting to: Head of Engineering

Responsibilities (But are not limited to)

. Implement various CAPEX project at site with innovative designs and cost-effective solution. The portfolio consists of GMP process equipment installations and facility upgrades.

. Execute and track CAPEX projects progress according to agreed scopes, budgets, schedules and assigned resources. Monitor and report projects status till final completion and handover to end user.

. Develop procedure of engineering design standards and guidelines, including CAPEX workflow and approval process.

. Identify and shortlist EPC / EPCM service providers and contractors through bidding/tendering, ensuring that cost, quality, schedule and delivery achieve the best value for the organisation.

. Co-ordinate, plan and deploy resources to execute the CAPEX project for the site and facilities.

. Execute and implement site CAPEX through the life cycle and end to end activities including project initialization phase, capital request, feasibility study, sponsorship endorsement, conceptual design, basic design, detailed design, scheduling, kick off meeting, construction/installation, testing/commissioning/qualification and project closeout.

. Track and follow up closely individual project commitments from various department with established KPI, timeline and cash flow reporting.

. Ensure relevant permits and licenses associated with the CAPEX projects are available as per requirement from authority and effective throughout the project.

. Conduct assessment for the impact to the facilities and operation when there are changes or update on the code and regulatory guideline to comply with these regulations and cGMP requirements.

. Lead and implement the changes on the asset based on the results of asset performance indicators in collaboration with maintenance team.

. Ensure all CAPEX work activities are carried out according to site EHS procedures and in compliance with EHS procedures/standards such as PTW, LOTO, PSSR, JSA and risk assessment.

. Drive/contribute to Lean initiatives and continuous improvement project such as energy optimisation within the facilities and across departments.

. Conduct field inspections and supervision of project work on site.

. Conduct routine project meetings with various stakeholder in term of safety, schedule, cost and quality.

. Undertake tasks assigned by leaders as and when appropriate.


. Bachelors Degree or Diploma (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering is preferred).

. Minimum of 5 years work experience in the pharmaceutical cGMP environment

. Minimum of 5 years experience in project management, planning and designing of pharmaceutical production plant.

. Experience in greenfield and brownfield project.

. Singapore Certified Energy Manager will be considered favorably.

. Project management skill with preference of PMP certification.

. Able to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and have good organizational skills.

. Experience and able to use various project management software/tools such as AutoCAD, Microsoft project etc.

. Experience in handling contract and quantity surveyor with EPC/EPCM service provider.

. Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels.

. Familiar with various utilities/process equipment basic design and operation requirement such as WFI, autoclave, filling line and packaging/inspection machine.

. Experience on site supervision and shutdown planning activities.

. Experience with start-up, commissioning and qualification of various process equipment, including requirements for documentation and testing.

. Able to work independently, self-starter, self-motivated and task oriented.

. Being a strong team player to work with both internal and external stakeholders.

. Have customer orientated mindset, attention to details, accurate and thorough.

. During the start-up phase of the facility, be willing to take on expanded role to set up the team and workflow/processes as well as expanded scope as needed.

Interested candidates, please submit a Cover Letter and CV to [Confidential Information].

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