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Guerbet is a leader in medical imaging worldwide, offering a wide range of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, digital and AI solutions for diagnostic and interventional imaging, to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

A pioneer since more than 90 years in the field of contrast media, Guerbet is continuously innovating with 9% of revenue dedicated to Research & Development and four centers in France, Israel and the United States.

Guerbet (GBT) is listed on Euronext Paris (segment B – mid caps) and generated €817 million in revenue in 2019 with a global workforce of over 2,800 employees.

Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values that Guerbet's employees share and practice every day. Working at Guerbet means playing a unique part in the future of medical imaging. Passionate about its business, the company strive day in, day out to combine performance, quality and sustainable development.

For more information about Guerbet, please go to www.guerbet.com  and follow Guerbet on Twitter @GuerbetGroup

 

Instrumentation & Controls Supervisor

OUR NEED:

 

Under the general supervision of the Engineering Manager, this position is responsible for the installation, maintenance, documentation and calibration of all facility/process instrumentation.  Desired competencies include: sound instrumentation engineering skills; demonstrated ability to plan and implement instrumentation work such as troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance, minor upgrades, and support the commissioning and integration of new instrumentation into the facility, as well as support major upgrades to existing instrumentation.

The Instrumentation & Controls Supervisor is a member of the Engineering Leadership team.  As such, this position actively participates as a leader and a team member on assigned plant projects and provides technical support to team members on a variety of instrumentation and control equipment.

The ideal candidate should be a motivated, self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast paced environment.

 

YOUR FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Lead the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration of instrumentation and control systems on process equipment.
  2. Supervise work execution on site, develop procedures and instruction for the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and control system to ensure compliance to safety, specifications and procedures to achieve highest quality of the work.
  3. Manage calibration contractors and suppliers to ensure compliance with all company and site procedures, policies and guidelines.
  4. Populate inputs into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to ensure data and history of equipment maintenance activities are captured accurately.
  5. Formulate a plan, review and analyze the preventive maintenance strategy for the equipment instrumentation to achieve highest efficiency of the activities for reliable and safe operation.
  6. Provide technical advice during troubleshooting and corrective action of instrument breakdown or failures to find the root cause and best solution to restore the functionality back to normal.
  7. Responsible for the quality of product through the calibration and maintenance of production instrumentation and controls.
  8. Manage the completion of scheduled and unscheduled work orders and preventative maintenance duties, while completing required documentation.
  9. Recognize and troubleshoot malfunctioning instrumentation and controls without direct supervision.
  10. Monitor spare parts and inventory for critical instrumentation to ensure availability when required to minimize production interruption.  Establish new inventory where necessary.  Update information in the inventory to ensure it is relevant for the current operation.
  11. Assist in the training of plant personnel on new and/or modified equipment or procedures relating to instrumentation.
  12. Assist with validations and revalidations, as needed.
  13. Provide technical input during the procurement process for contract, materials and service requisitions where required so that all technical requirements are addressed properly to protect company interest.
  14. Identify, study, propose, and implement areas for improvement in the field of instrumentation to enhance operation and improve total equipment reliability.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  1. Work safely in accordance with regulations, standards, and procedures and in a manner that eliminates unreasonable risk to health and the environment.  Notify management of unsafe conditions or practices, unlawful activities and activities which present unreasonable health and/or environmental risk.  Report all safety and/or environmental incidents to management immediately.
  2. Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

 

YOUR BACKGROUND:

 

Education required/ preferred:

Associate degree (plus 5+ years related work experience) or bachelor’s degree (less than 5 years related work experience) in Instrumentation & Control, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering (required).

Experience:

Industrial experience in a regulated environment (food, beverage, or pharmaceutical).

Minimum 2 years of supervision experience in installation, maintenance and calibration in a regulated environment (food, beverage, or pharmaceutical).

Working knowledge of the tools and test equipment used for testing and calibrating, repairing and maintaining production instruments and controls

Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend blueprints, electrical schematics and engineering specifications

Must have basic understanding of electrical principals and must be familiar with the National Electrical Code

Experience with a variety of electronic and pneumatic test instruments, hand tools, supplies and other shop equipment

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

“Hands-on” expertise and general safe-handling practices with technologies used in instrumentation and control systems.

Experience with analog and digital electronics, particularly motor control electronics, fiber optics communications, precision opto-mechanical assemblies, and associated software.

Experience in problem solving, documentation, testing and troubleshooting of complex electronic and mechanical systems.

Strong willingness to learn all instrumentation technologies that are required to fulfill job duties.

Ability to use hand and power tools effectively.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Ability to provide informal leadership of others, such as directing the work of staff not under direct supervision.

Strong organizational and communication skills.

Problem solving:  identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Interpersonal Skills:  maintains confidentiality, remains open to other ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.

Planning/organizing:  prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

Quality control:  demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.

Adaptability:  adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

Dependability:  consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Safety and security:  actively promote and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Exhibits strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Windows operating system

Skills/Competencies:

Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Must be able to perform basic algebraic and geometrical mathematical functions

Other Skills:

Oral communication:  The individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.

Written Communication:  The individual can write effective documentation, edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.

Working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices