Electro Mechanical Equip Tech - Off-shift

Basic qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in relevant technical field with 0-1 years experience or high school\trade school graduate and completion of a recognized apprenticeship program totaling 2 years or a combination of formal training in a relevant technical field and experience equal to 2 years in an industrial environment.
  • Experience in an industrial environment with equipment technician responsibilities.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, food or research facility working with facility regulatory guidelines standard operating procedures is preferred.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associates degree


This position is responsible for the set-up, cleaning and operation of all production areas & equipment within the manufacturing environment including: troubleshooting and maintenance. This position is also responsible for supporting deviations, CAPAs, SOP reviews as the equipment SME.

In addition, the position will support project work. This role will be 2nd or 3rd.

Second shift is 2pm-10:30pm. Third shift is 10pm-6:30am.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety requirements established for the packaging area.
  • Operational Responsibilities

oResponsible for the set-up and batch change over support on all packaging lines.

oResponsible for maintenance (emergency, corrective and preventative), testing, troubleshooting, calibration, and repair of a variety of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment in support of manufacturing.

oEnsure timely completion of PMs, calibrations and work orders

oProvide initial troubleshooting and hands-on support for equipment breakdowns.

oAssist in line operation and support as needed.

oAssists with equipment deviation investigations and CAPA execution.

oProvide technical input and review to equipment SOPs

oWork with vendors to get quotes on replacement parts

oPackaging Equipment SME

  • Project Support

oHelp identify and drive OEE and waste reduction activities for the packaging lines.

oAssist with equipment modifications and validation activities.

oAssist in identifying the user requirements for new or modified packaging equipment.

oAssist with the installation, setup and qualification of new or modified equipment.

  • Maintains full compliance with all assigned learning plans, technical competencies, aseptic technique, documentation practices and procedures as related to the GMP and EHS environments.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, standard operating procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives.


  • Must be able to work independently on off-shifts and call-ins in order to troubleshoot and repair equipment on an emergency basis.
  • Prior hand-on experience working with controls, instrumentation, automation, and PLC's systems with at least one of the following systems: Allen Bradley, Siemens, ControlLogix, RSLogix, and Step 7or Delta V.
  • Must have prior experience with AC and DC electrical circuits and troubleshooting electrical problems for manufacturing equipment.
  • Must be able to correctly read and understand electrical wiring diagrams, electronic schematics, engineering diagrams isometrics and P&ID drawings.
  • Specific training in microprocessors, automatic machine controls, and programmable logic controllers is required.
  • Hands-on experience in the set-up, operation, change-over, troubleshooting, maintenance and calibration of production equipment to include packaging, labeling and inspection machines are required.
  • Must be able to address issues and problems related to manufacturing equipment and initiates quick resolution across matrix organization.
  • Must be able to set priorities and successfully adapt to current and changing business needs.
  • Proficient computer skills in Excel and Word in order to create amend and modify documents for individual and team use.
  • Physical requirements include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment. Must be able to work while wearing full protective gowning required for GMP areas.
  • The aptitude to correctly troubleshoot and correct problems with a variety of manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to follow written procedures and document results in a neat and precise manner according to GMP standards and other regulations.
  • Must be a committed team player prepared to work in and embrace a team based culture and work closely with shift team to achieve goals in a 24/7 cGMP production environment. This schedule will include holidays, and weekends; over-time may be required.
  • The capability to maintain attention to detail and quality, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks and meeting timelines and deadlines.
  • The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels, both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform all job duties with limited supervision.
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality while balancing multiple priorities and responsibilities.

Contact information:

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