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Field Engineer, Production Maintenance 1st Shift (Sun-Wed 6\:00am - 4\:30pm) at Boehringer Ingelheim

Field Engineer, Production Maintenance 1st Shift (Sun-Wed 6\:00am - 4\:30pm)

Boehringer Ingelheim Saint Joseph, MO Full-Time



Provide mechanical, technical, and hands-on maintenance support to BIVI process/production operations.  Will provide technical troubleshooting and training in the setup and operation of production equipment including all aspects of mechanical systems such as steam traps, heat exchangers, valves, pressure vessels, pumps, motors, bearings, drives, bioreactors, agitators, and seals.  Will also provide basic electrical troubleshooting and maintenance support of instruments and controls.  Hands on will include troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, PM, testing, repairing, and modifying/improving equipment as outlined on a weekly schedule.   

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities\:

  • Maintain production process equipment supporting production schedules and quality requirements.  Duty may include additional operations equipment. 50%

  • Identify, determine, and seek approvals within change control requirements for equipment upgrades to enhance performance & reliability. 5%

  • Maintain work record histories of all equipment utilizing the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for creating and documenting work orders for all required work whether performed internally or by contractors. 5%

  • Perform all duties within the guidelines and policies required of a GMP environment and following all corporate and local requirements of budget management, finance, environmental health & safety, as well as all governing and regulatory agencies. 10%

  • Develop and improve preventive maintenance procedures. 10%

  • Support & utilize the basic application of PdM technologies such as vibration analysis, infrared thermography, ultrasound, oil analysis, and motor circuit analysis for condition monitoring, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting tasks in an effort to improve the overall reliability of the equipment. 5%

  • Work with production operators and supervisors to identify training and process issues and then assist in identifying solutions for these issues. 5%

  • Utilize maintenance best practices tools such as laser alignment, dial indicators, calipers, torque wrenches, etc. while performing equipment maintenance tasks. 5%

  • Utilize schematics, prints, BMS, and SCADA to become a system(s) expert for a Building B Process and or Utility, with full knowledge of operation, PM requirements, to repair or replace components of system and to shutdown and startup system following proper procedures. 5%


  • Education\: National Joint Apprenticeship Training (Journeyman) or degree in technical trade school preferred and 10 years of maintenance experience in three of the following five areas preferred. A) Fermentation, B) Bioreactors, C) CIP, D) Process Piping, and E) Pure Steam.

  • 10 years of experience in performing and or writing PM’s (in the pharmaceutical industry, preferred.) Ability to work in outdoor environments as needed.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations of job demand.

  • Limited travel involved.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and meet overtime demands as needed.

  • Medium Work (Level 3) - Ability to demonstrate physical abilities as defined below\:

    • Exerting up 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently.

    • Carrying 50 pounds occasionally and 30 pounds frequently

    • Pushing and pulling 50 pounds occasionally

    • Sitting occasionally

    • Climb stairs, balancing, bending/stooping, crouching/squatting frequently

    • Crawling occasionally

    • Twisting/spinal rotation, above shoulder work, low level work frequently

    • Impact/jarring occasionally

    • Fine finger dexterity/ grasping –firm and reaching forward frequently

    • Grasping –light constantly

    • Pinching and writing frequently

    • Periods of extended use of Personal Protective Equipment occasionally

    • Periods of extended use of respiratory protections occasionally

    • Facial hair cannot interfere with seal of respiratory equipment

    • Periods of physical activity in work environments of high or low temperatures and/or high or low humidity occasionally

  • Visual / Hearing Demands\: 

    • Near acuity (20 ft.) constantly, Contact lenses are allowable

    • Color Vision frequently

    • Depth Perception constantly

    • Hearing demands frequently

  • A working knowledge with five (5) years of cGMP, EU and OSHA Part 11 guidelines as they pertain to fulfilling maintenance functions on Production Equipment and Utility Systems preferred.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and comply with any/all departmental SOP’s.

  • General knowledge of maintenance and construction of buildings, utility piping systems, production and facility machines.  Ability to read drawings.  Knowledge of machine tools.

  • Two (2) years of General knowledge of electronics, electrical wiring and communications equipment or boilers and refrigeration operation and repair.

  • Computer Skills\: Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel.  Experience in Maximo, INFOR or SAP CMMS is preferred but not necessary. 

  • Math Skills\: Must be proficient in basic math skills equivalent to the 12th grade.

  • Carrying 50 pounds occasionally and 30 pounds frequently

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities\:

  • Desired 1st class boiler operator license with experience in operation of high pressure boiler. 

  • Also desired is Universal Refrigeration License.

Eligibility Requirements\:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Field Engineer, Production Maintenance 1st Shift (Sun-Wed 6\:00am - 4\:30pm) for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.

Who We Are\:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth. Want to learn more?  Visit and join us in our effort to make more health. 

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

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