Electrical Technician

Basic qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in either Electromechanical Technology or Elec-tronic Engineering Technology, or an electrical license plus 5 years relevant work experience as an electrical technician strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical system installation, operational tech-niques and safety compliance, instrumentation and controls, and build-ing automation systems required. Advanced knowledge preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill in interpreting and applying specifications, blue-prints, engineering drawings, and work instructions in order to perform installation, repair and modification work.
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel and internet)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety compliance.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Preferred knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing process equipment and systems including automated material handling of solids and liquids, lean manufacturing practices, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) includ-ing validation issues and change control processes.


The Electrical Technician is responsible to maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate and modify electrical systems and equipment within the production process and document work on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment involved in the manufacture and packaging of pharmaceutical products.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and modify electrical systems within the production environment.
  • Perform complex troubleshooting of automated packaging systems and equipment such as fillers, cappers, cartoners, bundlers and palletizers and manufacturing systems and equipment such as scales, balances, tablet testers, mixers, tablet presses, tablet coating systems, liquid pumping and volume control systems, water chlorination and mixing systems.
  • Perform complex troubleshooting and repair of process measuring devices involved in ensuring weight, temperature, humidity, speed, volume, count, length, pH, and other factors, and calibration procedures to ensure accuracy and reliability of GMP production equipment.
  • Research, write and revise technical documentation pertaining to qualification of production equipment. Provide technical assistance for investigations when equipment or system failure occurs.
  • Maintain functional operation of various critical automated material handling systems throughout the production process including conveyors, pneumatic lifts and product transfer systems, overhead monorail system, automated warehouse, and liquid transfer systems.
  • Coordinate projects and repairs with engineering and other in-house support groups. Oversee technical repairs performed by outside contractors on process equipment. Contact equipment manufacturers and vendors for information.
  • Record repairs and maintenance performed. Record parts and materials used, and order new parts and materials as necessary.
  • Maintain PC applications for control systems (i.e.: Baldrick, POMS, RSView, RSBatch), PLC programming for material handling systems, production equipment and packaging equipment.

Contact information:

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