4 days ago


When you’re part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do challenging work, and be part of a team that values performance, quality and innovation.  With revenues of $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. 

At our site in Swindon, Thermo Fisher are forging partnerships that are transforming the industry, creating new business models between pharma companies and their pharma service providers.  We are pioneering solutions that are driven by client needs.

What will you do?  

  • Working with relevant Managers and Department Heads to generate automation strategies for existing and future business product lines.

  • Working autonomously to generate, report on and deliver project plans for all own engineering activities

  • Managing site and corporate KPI measures, including stakeholder management, ensuring actions are completed on target

  • Offer expertise and steer new product introductions on automation engineering topics to define activity required to deliver the automation strategy of the project

  • To act as client liaison when required and work required and work closely with respective counterparts as client site to align processes across multiple manufacturing sites

  • To offer guidance and expertise to the engineering maintenance team in problem solving issues associated with site wide utilities, including, be not just restricted to purified water, pure steam, and calibrated equipment.

  • Ensure cGMP is applied in the work area and complies with cGMP through following site SOP’s

  • Offer guidance and support to a small team of engineers, to ensure compliance with site wide preventative maintenance schedules


  • Understand emergency procedures and comply with safe systems of work.

  • Ensure compliance with environment, health and safety rules, signage and instructions at all times.

  • Ensure prompt reporting and investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.

  • Identify and drive energy improvements to reduce the sites overall energy consumption.

Who are we looking for? 

  • Engineering degree qualified and or with suitable, demonstrable experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry - preferably in the fill/finish operational environment.

  • Strong project management background within, for example, production engineering, validation, or quality; with a solid understanding of sterile manufacture.

  • Ability to utilise project management tools such as Microsoft Project, etc.

  • Client facing experience preferred.

  • Dynamic, self-motivated, pro-active approach to taking on challenging assignments.

  • Strong project ownership ethic with a “can do” attitude.

  • Ability to work within and deliver critical timelines.

  • Ability to motivate, communicate and lead cross functional teams to deliver project timelines

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, and the self-confidence to use these skills to convince others to buy-into proposals and plans.

What’s in it for you: 

  • Competitive base salary

  • Annual bonus

  • Free on-site car parking

  • Contributory Pension

  • Private medical insurance

  • Flexible benefits

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 Scientific, it’s not just a career.  It’s a chance to realise your best – professionally and personally. 

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. 

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