Maintenance Technician Specialist

16 May 2024

The Sr. Automated Machinery Technician repairs, maintains and troubleshoots all manufacturing equipment and GMP-designated spaces within the site. Completes machinery repairs following all required safety practices and completes required documentation to ensure compliance to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's). This position will support our 3rd shift (Sunday - Thursday; 11:00pm - 7:15am).

$5,000 Sign on Bonus!

Essential Duties:

Effectively troubleshoots and resolves difficult/advanced automated machinery/mechanical equipment issues utilizing a systematic, logical approach until the root cause is identified.

Completes work orders and preventative maintenance tasks using fundamental, mechanical applied knowledge and experience.

Ensures self and others compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), corporate and regulatory policies, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

Collaborates with peers, cross-functional members, and leadership to resolve equipment or facility discrepancies.

Demonstrates the ability to train others.

Fabricates/repairs failed components as needed.

Advanced understanding of programming of electronic devices including VFD's, PLC's, and other various controllers.

Designs/fabricates complex machinery to facilitate operations as needed.

Effective and efficient decision making, good judgement, and prioritization skills.

Identifies inefficiencies and improvements and offers effective solutions.

Maintains adequate critical spare parts inventory for assigned functional areas.

Assists with the procurement of parts/quotes for budgeted items.

Coordinates and leads the installations of new equipment, modifications, and enhancements.

Supports the engineering department with various projects and initiatives.

Works with outside contractors/vendors.

Maintains and repairs HVAC and supporting utility equipment.

Collaborates with department team members with complex issue resolution.

Contributes to the creation of troubleshooting/rebuilding documentation guides, Preventative Maintenance procedures, and Work Instructions.

Provides support and makes recommendations at meetings, as directed.

Experience/Education Requirements:

A Vocational degree in automated machinery systems or equivalent from a two-year college and 7 years' work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment; OR high school diploma (or equivalent) and 10 years' work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment. Preferred work experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, food manufacturing or electronics. Advanced understanding/skills working with: electronics, PLC programming, electrical controls, pneumatics, fluid power encoders /resolvers, stepper motors, servo drives, VFD's, control loops, thermocouples, and safety systems. Experience working in a GMP environment strongly preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Proficiency using Microsoft Office; advanced understanding of computer operating systems and file management. SAP knowledge, or Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), is desired. Strives to ensure a safe workplace by leading others to demonstrate compliance Lock-out, Tag-out procedures, required PPE use; including footwear, hearing protection, eye protection, respiratory protection, and electrical PPE and keeps the workplace clean and safe. Travel: Occasional driving.

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