Thousand Oaks, CA 91320

Posted: 04/26/2024 Job Number: 39057

Job Description


Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Engineering and technical background (process equipment, troubleshooting, data driven tech skills)
  • Ideally would have 2 - 5 years pharmaceutical industry background. Bachelor degree Engineering
  • Team work experience
  • Pharmaceutical equipment management background

Red Flags:
  • No work experience
  • No engineering or technical experience
  • No collaboration experience
  • No work gap of more than 3 months


This engineering position supports manufacturing activities associated with manufacturing equipment and facilities at Thousand Oaks (TO). The engineer works in partnership with the maintenance, Project Management, Engineering Technical Lead, and manufacturing to develop and oversee the operation and reliability of equipment.

  • Be individually accountable for the verification deliverables
  • Assist in the identification of critical quality parameters and process attributes for new equipment or facility modifications.
  • Assist in development and review of User Requirements Specifications (URS).
  • Suggest design modifications to address risks and design in quality and safety.
  • Oversee development of validation protocols in line with CQP, Automation Systems Delivery SOPs, and standards.
  • Act as a liaison between Engineering and Manufacturing during project planning, execution, and closeout
  • Ensure safety during commissioning, validation, maintenance and manufacturing activities
  • Review and approve the commissioning report and ensure that all verification exceptions have been adequately addressed
  • Support Manufacturing and QA with Performance Qualification (PQ) activities if applicable.
  • Responsible for equipment troubleshooting in a timely manner.
  • Identifying reliability improvements for assigned equipment to improve equipment uptime.
  • Support Lean Transformation and Excellence in Operations process improvement by leading, supporting, and documenting improvement opportunities to reduce cost, improve safety/quality, or improve speed.
  • Provide ad hoc technical support and guidance for manufacturing and maintenance
  • Provide concise and clear documentation for actions taken on systems

  • Problem solving and applied engineering.
  • Basic technical report writing and presentations
  • Verbal communication
  • Personal Organization
  • Dealing with and managing change
  • Technical (Equipment Specific)
  • Analytical Problem Solving
  • Computer Literacy (Maximo, Track wise, E-Builder, PCS, BMS and QEMS)
  • Specialized equipment/process expertise
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Schedule development, facilitation and collaboration
  • Basic project management, project completion and follow-up
  • Problem solving skills requiring the application of scientific and engineering theory and calculations and creative skills in the development of hypotheses and approach.
  • Negotiation, persuasion and facilitation Collaboration
  • Project Cost development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer service in a technical setting
  • Management of contractors and vendors.
  • Flexibility to work off-hours and fully on-site
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master degree
  • Bachelor degree and 2 years of experience
  • Associate degree and 6 years of experience
  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of experience


Pay range is $31 - $36 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


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