Principal Engineer, Electrical at Celgene

Phoenix, Arizona Req #: 1902962
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Job Category: Facilities
Work Location: 620 N. 51st Avenue 85043
Organization: Engineering
Employee Status: Full-time
Job Type: Regular

Purpose and Scope of Position

The Principal Electrical Engineer is responsible for acting as a technical resource to the engineering,
maintenance and validation departments. The position shall also be responsible for improving plant
efficiency, capacity, capability and modernization objectives including direct involvement with the
development, design, layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairs, and improvement of all
manufacturing equipment and plant utility systems. The position also assures that a sound strategy is in
place for power distribution for all electrical users within the facility.
The primary objective of this position is to assure all electrical feeds to the facility are properly designed,
sized, and maintained in a proper manner. Also, to provide expertise to support the Engineering,
Maintenance, and other functional departments with all electrical needs.
Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 Advanced knowledge of The National Electric Code, High voltage up to 460 volts, machine controls
including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), relay logic, motor controls (VFD’s and servo),
temperature and pressure controls including PID, thermocouples, RTD’s and transducers and
operator interfaces.
 Ability to read electrical schematics and ladder logic.
 Advanced proficiency in MS Project, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and AutoCAD.
 Strong knowledge of cGMP, OSHA, DEA, USP, and EP
 Ability to work independently for extended periods of time.
 Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
 Intermediate knowledge of analytical troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Maintain all manufacturing equipment, plant utility systems, and the physical plant including the
electrical distribution system.
 Implement solutions to improve efficiency and prevent equipment obsolescence. Included are capital
improvement projects such as installing HVAC systems, upgrading the WFI system,
rebuilding/upgrading filling and packaging equipment, and installing new manufacturing and support
 Responsible for the internal running of electrical projects. Accountable for project initiation, planning
and for overseeing project execution, implementation, and closeout.
 Responsible for the creation/revision of engineering drawings and specifications.
 Ensure individual compliance with the DEA and FDA regulations, cGMP and applicable department
programs, including training, documentation, standard operating procedures, and Celgene policies
and procedures.
 Performs other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience

 Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Electrical Engineering.
 Advanced degree preferred.
 7 years’ relevant work experience in a manufacturing setting required, preferably in a regulated or pharmaceutical environment
 Electrical Engineering P.E. and design engineering experience preferred.
 An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute.

Working Conditions

 The incumbent will be required to work on a computer for approximately 4 hours per day.
 The incumbent may be exposed to conditions where there is electrical equipment on the floor
approximately 5 % of the time.
 The incumbent may be required to climb ladders, walk on the roof, walk around the exterior of the
facility exist approximately 5 % or less of the time.
 The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of 4 hours up to 5 % of the time.
 The incumbent may be required to work at elevated heights
 The incumbent may be exposed to noise, gases, odors, and wet/slippery conditions.
 Requires the ability to concentrate during lengthy technical discussions.

About Us

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.
"At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients."
There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

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