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Sr. Reliability Engineer
United States - California - Oceanside

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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Job Description


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Specific Job Responsibilities include:
  • Development and maintenance of Reliability Engineering program level guidance documents and implementation of these programs.
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures such as capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues. Familiarity with use of tools such as:
    • Statistical process control
    • Reliability modeling and prediction
    • Weibull analysis
    • Six Sigma (6o) methodology
    • Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA)
    • Failure reporting, analysis, and corrective action system (FRACAS)
  • Provides advanced engineering support to ongoing activities and projects acting as a specialist advisor across the Reliability Engineering function.
  • Leads cross-discipline projects focused on Reliability Engineering.
  • Expanded areas of responsibility encompass loss elimination, risk management, and life cycle asset management.
    • Loss Prevention:
      • Tracking production losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets and find ways to reduce those losses or high costs.
      • Developing plans to eliminate or reduce the losses through root cause analysis and facilitates the implementation.
      • Provides technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel.
      • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions
    • Risk Management - proficient understanding and use of the following:
      • PHA - Preliminary hazards analysis
      • FMEA - Failure modes and effects analysis
      • CA - Criticality analysis
      • SFMEA - Simplified failure modes and effects analysis
      • MI - Maintainability information
      • FTA - Fault tree analysis
      • ETA - Event tree analysis
    • Life Cycle Asset Management:
      • Provide oversight in equipment selection processes for Capital and OPEX equipment purchases.
      • Development and maintenance of Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM)
      • Determines asset remaining useful life (RUL) and provides long range capital planning for budgeting.
      • Participates in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans.
      • Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.
      • Participates in the final check-out of new installations including factory and site acceptance testing.
  • Execute against the strategic and tactical objectives provided by senior leaders within Engineering and Maintenance, as well as outside of the function.
  • Participates in preparation and review of Maintenance policies, procedures, and performance health indicators.
  • Expands knowledge of engineering concepts that support the Engineering and Maintenance departments and capital projects
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors, and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes:
    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks
    • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies.
  • May manage the day-to-day activities of a team of personnel and/or contractors.
  • May be required to work off hours as it relates to projects or plant emergencies


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
  • 7+ years of relevant experience and a BA or BS in related fields.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience and a MS.


Preferred Experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to a range of moderately complex problems
  • Knowledge and experience of using and designing business systems to manage projects
    • CMMS
    • Smartsheet
    • SharePoint
  • CRL, CMRP and CMRT certifications preferred
  • Previous experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry
  • Previous experience in the design and operation of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) Systems, specifically for Clean Utilities (ex: WFI, RO/DI, Clean Steam) and Dirty Utilities (ex: Plant Steam Boilers, Chillers, Industrial/Domestic Water)
  • Previous experience working in highly regulated manufacturing environments
  • Previous experience with predictive maintenance technologies and asset performance platforms (Ex. Plantweb Optics)


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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333 Lakeside Drive
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California
94404
United States
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