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Boehringer Ingelheim Field Engineer, Electro-Mechanical in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

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.


Provide elctro-mechanical technical and hands-on maintenance support to BIVI process/production operations with focus on fermentation and bioreactor operations. Will provide technical troubleshooting as well as training in the setup and operation of production and utility equipment including all aspects of mechanical, electrical, electro-mechanical systems such as drives, instruments, controls, robots, vision, conveying, manipulating and production handling equipment. Hands on will include troubleshooting, PM, testing, repairing, modifying/improving and all aspects relative to good maintenance practices, equipment reliability and performance. The position will support engineering activities relative to design, estimating, proposing and implementation of projects involving electro-mechanical applications in setup, testing and acceptance of new equipment applications.

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:

  • Maintains production process equipment supporting production schedules and quality requirements. Duty may include additional operations equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and implement corrective action where equipment experiences performance issues.

  • Identify, determine and seek approvals within guidelines for equipment upgrades to enhance performance and reliability.

  • Support training of production & maintenance personnel relative to operations and care of electro-mechanical equipment

  • Assist and support engineering projects involving electro-mechanical applications relative to all facets of design, scope, performance parameters, testing and implementation.

  • Follow Company policy and SOP's relative to all aspects of this position including financial, environmental health and safety, training etc. Particular attention is required to cGMP requirements for modification of production equipment.

  • Comply with regulatory requirements relative to the EU, FDA, USDA, APHIS, OSHA as well as local and state requirements of our business. Particular attention is required to cGMP requirements for modification of production equipment.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager, to support operations.

  • Provide supervisory relief and coverage.

  • Utilize CMMS per SOP to assure proper documentation of work as well as compliance with preventive maintenance(PM) requirements and timelines, including the development of such PM requirements.

  • Keep current on new technologies impacting self knowlede and the equipment.


  • Five years Electro-Mechanical maintenance, control and design experience in equipment common to biological, pharmaceutical or food processing.

  • PLC, controls expertise as well as mechanical experience.

  • Experience with the installation, maintenance and operation of fermentation, bioreactor, autoclaves, pure steam, WFI and associated biological production process equipment/systems.

  • College degree in an engineering related discipline and/or technical institute training and certification in electro-mechanical fields.

  • Leadership to supervisory experience desirable.

  • Knowledge of and experience working in a cGMP environment.

  • Knowledge of and experience with condition monitoring and predictive maintenance philosophy and technology is desirable.

Eligibility Requirements:

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

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

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

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Roxane Laboratories Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. and Ben Venue Laboratories Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings.

Organization: US-Vetmedica

Title: Field Engineer, Electro-Mechanical

Location: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 193415