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Maintenance Technician II - Fractionation, Manufacturing

Social Circle, Georgia


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Maintenance Technician II - Fractionation, Manufacturing

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Job ID SR0054384 Date posted 09/23/2020 Location Social Circle, Georgia

The Maintenance Technician II is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting process and electrical equipment that support the manufacturing process areas. Strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), cGMPs, and Quality Standards in a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facility are mandatory. Primary responsibilities include ensuring safe and efficient hands-on maintenance of manufacturing and utilities systems including but not limited to WFI, RO, vessels, and components such as pumps, fans, valves, etc.


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Job Function and Description

  • Inspects, repairs and maintains facility structures and equipment as directed by immediate supervisor and/or as assigned through work orders.
  • Support the manufacturing floor by aiding in setting up CIPs, COPs and equipment LOTOs.  
  • Perform preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance through CMMS system.
  • Provide a moderate level of troubleshooting, diagnostic, and repair of process systems, equipment and equipment components which include but not limited to: valves, pumps, gearboxes, variable frequency drives, utility skids, cleaning equipment, support equipment (lifts, hoists, doors, carts, etc.)
  • All work must be completed in accordance with cGMPs, SOPs, job plans, and company policies.
  • Develop, revise, and review related SOPs or job plans/work plans for work related areas.
  • Provide input in the development and continuous improvement of the maintenance procedures.
  • Assist the maintenance supply team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory system for the equipment/systems the team is responsible for.
  • Ensure that operational log and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.
  • Provide support of start-up of new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications.
  • Develop a basic proficiency in one or more advanced maintenance technology and understand how to apply technology to improve equipment reliability (alignment,balancing, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, or vibration monitoring).
  • Provide support on start-up of equipment after completion of maintenance activities.
  • Provide support during calibrations with LOTO or setting up flow path on manufacturing equipment.
  •  Must follow safety rules and ensure compliance with state and federal EPA regulation and laws.
  • Attends required training and meetings.
  • Other functions may be assigned.
  • Typically requires high school diploma or GED. 2+ years of experience.
  • Ideal candidate will have a Trade School Certificate, Demonstrated strong mechanical background/experience, electrical background (up to 480VAC) preferred

·Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and writtenform.

·Intermediate computerskills.

·Ability to interact constructively withpeers/teams.

·Ability to seek outside resources asneeded.

·Ability to read and understand schematics and job blueprints.

·Troubleshooting knowledge of miscellaneous equipment and process equipment and utilities (water systems, bulk delivery systems)

·Manufacturing equipment vessels, mixers, valves,pumps.

·Have a basic understanding of control system to assist during troubleshooting.

Understands the concepts of Total Productive Maintenance and Operator Care

·May work in cold, wetenvironment.

·May be exposed to sunlight andheat.

·May be exposed to dust, gases, andfumes.

·May be around moving equipment andmachinery.

·May climb up to and/or into large processing tanks for cleaning orinspection.

May be working in areas requiring hearing protection and/or other protectiveequipment (PPE).

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