The Manufacturing Equipment Mechanic – Production Equipment position is responsible for performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and maintaining aseptic manufacturing equipment and supporting cleanroom utilities, and all plant utility equipment. As the Production Equipment Mechanic you will work closely with manufacturing associates inside the aseptic environment. You will have added ownership over activities related to equipment and physical plant construction, installation, alteration, and maintenance supporting a GMP production facility.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Essential job duties
- Troubleshoot, and maintain aseptic manufacturing equipment and supporting utilities including but not limited to aseptic filling system, autoclave, formulation vessels, lyophilizer, RO/DI/WFI supply, clean steam, compressed gases, and other clean manufacturing systems.
- Support maintenance and troubleshooting of all plant utility equipment including, but not limited to, HVAC, chillers, boilers, electrical, clean utilities, compressed gases, low voltage electrical, control systems.
- Assist other technicians with equipment training and basic troubleshooting
- Perform small electrical tasks including, but not limited to, lighting replacement, small wire pulls, and work related to low, medium, and high voltage
- Read and understand electrical schematics and ladder logic
- Respond to facility and equipment alarms and system failures utilizing BMS system and visual inspection in the field
- Coordinate with supervisors and contractors for major work, additional troubleshooting or any other process issues that require additional repairs and or support
- Perform work in any of the following areas; maintenance, electrical work, heating and refrigeration maintenance, metal work, painting, pest control, pipefitting, plumbing, sheet metal work, and related mechanical and trade work.
- Complete PMs by assigned due dates
- Properly utilize the web-based maintenance work order system, ensure proper reporting on work orders assigned and completed.
- Support engineering staff during equipment specification, installation, startup, testing, and qualification
- Comply with site safety procedures and policies including, but not limited to, LOTO, task specific PPE, and best practices for safe work.
Education, experience, certification and licensures
- High school education or equivalent
- 2-5 years’ relevant experience (level to be determined upon experience).
- Valid Driver’s license
- Aseptic gown qualification for ABCD cleanroom (OTJ training provided)
- U.S. employees of Curia Global Inc. and its subsidiaries (a “Company”) hired after December 7, 2021 must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodations from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S. employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to request and receive a disability or religious accommodation that the applicant is entitled to under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any earlier or later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regards to an individual’s disability or religion or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
- Associate’s degree or equivalent in related field from 2-year college or technical school
- Experience in a GMP manufacturing environment
- Previous aseptic gown qualification for ABCD cleanroom
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Ability to follow SOP and be ABCD gown qualified to work inside aseptic manufacturing cleanroom
- Ability to identify emergency situations and report to appropriate personnel
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, technical writing and instructions
- Demonstrate knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools and materials used in several maintenance trades
- Willingness to expand knowledge with on-the-job training to provide coverage for Curia specific equipment and facilities related maintenance.
- Ability to identify gaps in knowledge and participate in career development to drive growth.
- Ability to apply basic math concepts
- Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Ability to organize time in order to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
- Effective inter-personal relation skills, while maintaining the adaptability to achieve company goals
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with plant maintenance, engineering staff and other departments as needed
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Incumbent may be required to obtain/qualify for and maintain the clearance to wear a respirator at a “class B” level or above following OSHA mandated guidelines.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel as classified. Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.
Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.