Maintenance Technician

Basic qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent, Vocational or technical schooling

3-5 years experience troubleshooting and repairing equipment in a manufacturing environment, proficiency in troubleshooting mechanical systems

Knowledge of specialized software programs such as AMMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Preferred qualifications:

Apprenticeship program

Welding certificate, apprenticeship certificate, machinist certificate


At GlaxoSmithKline, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. As the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter products, reaching more than 1 billion consumers, GSK's Consumer Healthcare business is on an exciting journey. We're passionate about building the world's best fast-moving consumer healthcare company with a focus on quality, backed by science.

Our Consumer Healthcare facility in St. Louis, MO proudly manufactures household names such as TUMS, OsCal, and Citrucel. We're proud of our heritage and success in the St. Louis... and our impact on consumers' lives around the world.

Support operations line performance through maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance, installation of new equipment and improvement ideas, and troubleshooting.

  • Comply with all operational, safety, process safety, environmental permits, Quality policies, procedures and training requirements. Comply with all local and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Diagnose equipment performance concerns and coordinate consensus resolution with Engineering, Operations, and Technical support groups internal and external to the facility.
  • Perform line changeovers, which include the disassembly and re-assembly of Packaging/Manufacturing related line equipment and or Facility/Utility related equipment. Support Engineering/Maintenance Team and Operations Tech development, succeeding in a team environment.
  • Support Operations line performance, working closely with team associates for achievement of line performance goals. Ability to troubleshoot processing equipment and high speed packaging equipment.
  • Perform assigned maintenance on time in order to sustain line performance and document all work, preventative and breakdown related, in AMMS. Maintain department/work area/shop cleanliness, knowledge of GMPs and SOPs.
  • Utilize root cause analysis to resolve equipment breakdown and performance issues
  • Install new and repair existing equipment from written specifications such as blueprints, equipment manuals, engineering sketches, and verbal instruction.
  • Skilled in machinists' hand tools, measuring instruments and power tools—hammer drills, grinders, benders, etc. Ability to make machine parts using a lathe, milling machine, surface grinders and other machine shop equipment.
  • Create material lists after obtaining proper authority; order all materials necessary to complete tasks. Utilize AMMS program to process work orders and PMs. Recommend ideas of equipment improvements to eliminate repetitive repairs.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance, inspection, and general mechanical repairs and service in the areas of, but not limited to, drywall, pipefitting, painting, concrete work, core drilling, and plumbing (as designated building maintenance emphasis).
  • Ensure Quality and Compliance in accordance with established procedures and standards of the Quality System.
  • Comply with and support the GSK Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.

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