JOB SUMMARY & INFORMATION $22-26PH
Performs routine preventive maintenance and corrective or restorative repairs on electrical, mechanical, process, utility, manufacturing and & packaging systems and equipment. Ensures that the plant is running in peak condition in a safe and reliable manner. Work must comply with all applicable GRAM, state, and federal regulations/policies. Provide outstanding customer service to the manufacturing and support groups in all areas of facilities through excellent workmanship, attentiveness to business needs, strong interpersonal skills and keeping of detailed records. Troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade plant processing, labeling, packaging, and filling line equipment. Serve as technical resource to manufacturing and engineering groups. Technicians at this level aid in the training and development of the technicians at a lower level in the career path.
1st and 2nd shift opportunities available! Competitive pay and benefits, shift differential for off shift, great company culture!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Accurately read, analyze, and interpret standard operating procedures (SOP), electrical schematics, service manuals, technical bulletins, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
- Ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements on filling, inspection, packaging/processing equipment along with facilities and utilities.
- Monitor equipment and systems performance through interpretation of gauge readings, vibration and other tests, and sensitivity for unusual conditions.
- Adjust equipment according to specifications to ensure optimal performance.
- Perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment and systems according to a prescribed plan and schedule. This may include, but is not limited to, such tasks as: Lubricate and adjust moving equipment; Clean and vacuum finned coils and door gaskets; Check, clean, or replace filters; Check controls calibration; Replace sanitary gaskets, RO membranes, and sanitize water systems; Facility audits, visual inspection routes; Record-keeping, logs, reports
- Perform corrective maintenance in multi-trade crafts on a Work Order basis relating to the general upkeep of the facilities/systems/equipment which may include, but is not limited to, tasks such as: Support equipment change-overs; Equipment repair, rebuild, or component replacement; General plumbing repairs to lab, kitchen and lavatory fixtures/drains; Minor drywall patch, paint, caulk, ceiling tile replacement; Door hardware repair and adjustment; Replace light bulbs and fluorescent fixtures, ballast and perform minor electrical repair work; Hang, anchor furniture, fixtures, signs, tag equipment; Assemble purchased equipment.
- Be readily available for emergency repairs in breakdown situations.
- Maintain an inventory of necessary spare parts and supplies. Check parts out and assign to proper work order, report low levels for replenishment to Supervisor.
- Maintain various hand tools and equipment: drills, grinders, micrometers, calipers, torches, welders, drill press, lathe, multimeter, etc.
- Maintain equipment spaces including shop and mechanical rooms in a neat, clean, and safe manner.
- Routinely inspect buildings and report all deficiencies unable to be corrected to the Maintenance Supervisor or Manager and/or Facilities Engineer.
- Other work in general category of GRAM facilities maintenance, repair and alterations as assigned by the supervisor.
- Ensure compliance with applicable FDA (GMP), OSHA, MIOSHA and GRAM regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines. Advise, consult, or implement safety programs and strategies in conjunction with site safety committee when applicable.
- Support Agency, customer and vendor audits as needed.
- Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
- Perform all other tasks, projects, and duties as assigned.
DESIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Mathematical skills to include as a minimum ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
- Climb ladders, crawl in plenum areas, lift and carry heavy equipment, be able to bend, stoop and work in uncomfortable positions. Physically capable of working under all weather conditions.
- Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours.
- Availability and willingness for overtime work or non-standard hours if needed (seldom).
- Must have and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team; self-motivation, adaptability, and positive attitude.
- Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate & detailed records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.
- Proficiency in both written and verbal communication and presentations.
- Energetic, self-motivated, organized individual who is accustomed to working in a deadline-focused, high-pressure entrepreneurial environment.
- Results oriented and efficient; acts with a sense of urgency.
- Creative and open-minded who fosters an environment in which sharing of ideas is encouraged.
- Ability to work closely with a diverse customer base (internally and externally).
- Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment.
- Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Requires high school diploma or equivalent. (Associates degree desired). Mechanic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and basic electrical knowledge & aptitude required along with an understanding of preventive maintenance programs.
- FMT Levels II-IV may require completion of an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Experience with the troubleshooting of PLCs is expected at this level.
- FMT Levels II-IV are expected to work with increasing levels of independence and self-direction. Ability to observe and report deficiencies.
- FMT Levels III-IV may require eventual licensure in HVAC/R, Electrician, Boiler Operator, (or other), along with demonstrated growth in proficiency in one or more areas of maintenance specialization.
- FMT Levels III-IV are expected to be able to provide current, direct, complete, and actionable feedback to others, identifying issues and taking appropriate action. Coach, develop, train.
- FMT Level IV possess advanced skills as technicians and troubleshooters, are extremely proactive in maintenance and troubleshooting, exhibit strengths in predictive maintenance techniques and serve in consulting role and frequently sought for advice by junior members of the maintenance team. Can readily lead in the absence of a manager or supervisor. Minimum of 8 years maintenance experience, at least 5 of which is in aseptic manufacturing maintenance.