Jacobs Senior Engineer, Utilities in Cologno Monzese, Italy

Senior Engineer, Utilities


JACOBS ENGINEERING INC. is one ofthe world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional andconstruction services. Our Culture of Care along with our values form a solid foundation upon which our business is built.

JACOBScurrently employs more than 50,000 people in 250 offices across 30 countries.

Overthe past two years we have been working on further growing our business bysupporting current clients in new regions and attracting new clients. Thisgrowth is adding larger, international projects to our portfolio.

Weare at the point where we need talented people with proven experience on large,international projects to help us continue this exciting growth. The Jacobsoffice in Italy is currently looking for



The Senior Engineer will function as a system ownerand is technically responsible for the clean (critical) and black (non-critical)utility design including related automation. Core focus of the role is on PlantWFI and Clean Steam Generation, Waste Systems, Cooling Towers, Chillers,Process and Plant Chilled Water, Clean Compressed Gases (CCA, N2, O2, CO2) andequipment adaptation as customer products enter the facility for the firsttime. The Senior Engineer will manage, lead and motivate interdisciplinaryproject teams by means of technical competence, interpersonal sensitivity andconflict management skills. Additionally they will manage simple facility andequipment related projects and act as Engineering technical lead on complexfacility and equipment related projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the economic, reliability and flexibility of the clean utility and infrastructure systems.

  • Serves as the Engineering Lead by utilizing expert technical knowledge about the critical and non-critical utility processes, related automation and equipment-specific technology with installation of new assets, continuing improvement and troubleshooting of existing assets.

  • Supports troubleshooting of equipment alongside facilities.

  • Supports regulatory and client audits and inspections.

  • Ensures that the utility equipment, machinery, documentation and technical support meet the compliance, quality and EHS standards. Analyzes operation of existing systems and recommends modifications to equipment and related operation policies when appropriate.

  • Supports efforts with manufacturing/production, process science, facilities, quality and other departments in developing requirements and recommendations for system and equipment modifications.

  • Contributes to, supports, and leads BPE/MPE activities to ensure a continuous optimization process.

  • GEN (Global Engineering Network)and Standardization:

  • Supports implementation and improvement of best practice of technical standards, procedures.

  • Actively participates as a member of Global Engineering and of Infrastructure, Safety, Environment Engineering

  • Participates in peer to peer reviews.



  • B.S. degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical or related technical field), from an accredited university, with more than 6 years of relevant experience (life science industry) post degree, preferably in a cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • Solid understanding of technical equipment, Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Refrigeration Systems, Waste Systems, and other utilities and the interface between equipment and the associated automation.

  • Sound technical leadership and in depth knowledge of plant utility system interdependencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to design new systems, troubleshoot and determine root cause of problems, implement corrective and preventative actions and provide optimization strategies for utility systems within a multi-product, FDA regulated cGMP facility.

  • Highly organized and able to manage tasks on multiple, concurrent projects. Specifically, the incumbent must have experience leading and managing biopharma utility engineering projects from concept and layout through development and qualification to start up. Role will manage/oversee contractors and require the incumbent to drive results during project execution. Understanding of project/capital economics and applicable accounting requirements is critical.

  • Team player with the ability to create and foster cross functional relationships both internally and externally.

  • Excellent oral & written communication skills with the ability to develop technical presentation materials and present to senior management as required.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and adapt to changing business needs.

Primary Location Italy-Italy Countrywide-Cologno Monzese

Req ID: LS 0000HF