Senior Engineering Facilities Technician

Thermo Fisher Scientific Bishops Stortford, England

About the Job


  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance of all major plant (e.g. generators, HVAC, air handling, BMS, temperature monitoring and security systems)
  • Planning and Management of Contractors on site
  • Ensuring all mechanical refrigeration units are maintained and all LN2 vessels are checked daily and filled appropriately
  • The role carries responsibility for the support in the Facilities Department of delivering "state of the art" technology to support the facility development and growth
  • Lead role in the site On-Call requirements (24/7 on a rotating cycle with other team members)
  • Act as main site key holder
  • Ensure monitoring equipment calibration and validation schedules are maintained
  • Responsible for designing protocols for maintenance and calibration
  • Manage preventative maintenance schedules for all plant and equipment
  • Ensuring adequate, accurate documentation for all procedures is maintained
  • Management of on site contractors
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with HSE statutory, regulatory and company regulations
  • Ensure all changes to safety legislation are incorporated and implemented within the framework of the Site Health & Safety Policy Organisation and Arrangements.
  • General maintenance and repairs around the site
  • To carry out all duties in compliance with required quality standards
  • To identify and implement technology based and working practice solutions designed to reduce the overall cost per unit measures
  • To lead, participate and contribute to Continuous Improvement projects that deliver the business objectives in a cost-effective manner
Essential Experience:
  • Electrical apprenticeship, C&G 2365, level 3, IET 18th edition
  • Experience with Building Management Systems and or Environmental Monitoring Systems
  • Planning, managing and hosting Contractors
  • Controlled environment storage and distribution operations
  • Experience of HVAC, refrigeration systems
  • Working within regulated manufacturing environments
  • Strong communication skills
  • Project management
  • Implementation and compliance with safe systems of work
Although not essential, the following skills and experience would be preferred:
  • NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be preferable but not essential
  • Experience of Continuous Improvement methodologies (Six Sigma, PPI, MDI, +QCDI)
About us:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon

With Thermo Fisher Scientic, it’s not just a career. It’s a chance to realise your best – professionally and personally.

Apply today!