Engineer I

Job Location: 
Rocky Mount, NC
Job Description: save others' lives, while shaping your own.

What We Are Made Of
Hospira, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company dedicated to Advancing Wellness™. As the world leader in specialty generic injectable pharmaceuticals, Hospira offers one of the broadest portfolios of generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management solutions. Through its products, Hospira helps improve the safety, cost and productivity of patient care. The company is headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., and has approximately 14,000 employees. Learn more at

The Rocky Mount operations has over 2500 employees and is one of the largest manufacturers of generic specialty injectables, including small and large volume parenterals, in the world. Rocky Mount offers a wide range of very rewarding and fulfilling careers. If you're a highly motivated individual with strong career aspirations and you believe your professional goals are in alignment with Hospira; then you're ready to advance wellness at the Rocky Mount operations.

What We Are Proud Of
We at Hospira, Inc. feel rewarded by our hard work and take pride in knowing we're on our individual career paths with a shared goal:

Advancing wellness™, through the right people and the right products
- People of integrity who are motivated by challenges, embrace diversity, embody our values and exude entrepreneurial spirit
- Products that are top quality, error reducing, technologically advanced, and most importantly, life saving

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Hospira, Inc. embraces diversity of thought and cultural perspective and fosters an environment of empowerment, fairness, and respect.

Why It's a Great Place
Employees are offered an agile yet balanced work atmosphere, incentive compensation and the benefits that you'd expect from an industry leader.

Health and welfare benefits
- Consumer-directed medical plan options - Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) options that allow you the maximum flexibility in managing your health and health care spending
- Extensive preventive care benefits covered at 100%
- Dental plan
- Vision plan
- Flexible spending accounts - health care and dependent care
- Paid vacation and holidays
- Life insurance, short/long-term disability, AD&D
- Optional long-term care insurance
- Adoption assistance
- Employee Assistance Program and work/life benefits

Generously matched 401(k) retirement savings plan
- Immediate vesting
- Numerous investment alternatives
- Loan provisions

Who You Can Become
At Hospira, Inc. you can have the opportunity to help continue our tradition of excellence, build upon it and contribute to its success. Empower yourself to use all of your skills to reach your goals - so that you can allow patients worldwide to reach theirs.

The Engineer I is responsible for monitoring and improving the reliability of production equipment and support systems. Scopes, plans and executes multiple projects simultaneously. Supervises a staff of 2-3 hourly technicians that resolve equipment operational issues, investigate PR's, complete CAPA's and remediates audit observation response items.

- Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical engineering or related field with an under-standing of basic equipment or facility operations
- 3-5 years experience in Maintenance or Engineering
- Excellent communications skills in oral, written, and presentation situations providing clear, informative, and persuasive communication in positive and negative scenarios.
- Good analytical and computer skills required.
- Must have a thorough understanding of CGMP's.
- Exercise leadership/diplomacy in a team-oriented environment when coordinating and working with all levels of employees and contractors.
- Ability to manage assigned funding according to project commitments and budgetary commitments, to assist in development of plant capital plans for future facility/production improvements.
- Technical expertise in equipment operation, process requirements, regulatory issues, computerized documentation, and controls logistic.
- Capable of managing highly skilled personnel in testing, evaluating process changes, equipment/facility repairs/ equipment modification.
- Able to identify opportunities for equipment improvements, develop remediation plans, and develop project scopes and timelines.

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