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Maintennance specialist

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Job ID R0014472 Date posted 12/10/2019 Location Madrid, Spain

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Job Description

Major accountabilities:

  • Perform preventive & corrective maintenance on production and laboratory equipment and facilities.
  • Ensure clean rooms and general facility is maintained in optimum conditions and in compliance with GMP requirements.
  • Maintain equipment and facilities logs and write preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Improve procedures by modifying, updating and creating SOP’s to troubleshoot and/or maintain equipment and facilities.
  • Provides support  in the diagnosis of electrical circuits, control problems, mechanical issues, and other problems that might arise during operation, or during shutdowns and repairs
  • Maintain a safe work environment; work in a safe manner following all safety SOP’s and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required
  • Prepare technical reports with recommendations for solutions to technical problems
  • Provide training of new maintenance personnel in conjunction with  Maintenance and Engineering Manager
  • Utilize analytical tools, test equipment, and monitors.
  • Keep the maintenance status of existing equipment and facilities following the Maintenance Master Plan of the site.
  • Management and coordination of internal and external personnel for the execution of maintenance tasks.
  • Specifies and requests purchase of components
  • Suggest improvements where applicable
  • Be prepared to work overtime on any shift or weekends if requested.
  • Carry 24-hour on-call maintenance cell phone on rotation with other team members.
  • Carry out the internal control responsibilities set forth for the procedures of your job.

Skills, experiences and qualifications required for the job:

  • AS degree in electronics, electrical or equivalent experience .
  • Experience (years/area):
  • +4 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of production and laboratory equipment and facilities (HVAC, vacuum)
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic mechanics.
  • Knowledge in electricity, electronics. Management of maintenance processes.
  • Programming of Machinery / Users, Parameterization of machines, Knowledge of PLC and Programming in console mode. Gmao (GIM) will be a plus
  • Familiarity with the usage of electronic test equipment and hand tools.
  • Good understanding of safety protocol/procedures.
  • Fluent Spanish and good knowledge of English (min. B1), knowledge of other languages will be an asset.
  • RITE card will be a plus
  • Open to travel punctually.


  • Good written & verbal communication skills, with the ability to write and follow non-standard procedures.
  • Ability to analyze tool performance data to detect chronic problems and suggest improvements.
  • Experience with standard Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to multi-task
  • Good  analytical skills, accuracy, reliability, attention to detail
  • Proactive and dynamic. Able to work as part of a team but also having the confidence to work alone.


Madrid, Spain

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