Plant Utilities Technician (3rd Shift)

Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose:

The Utilities department has maintenance and operational responsibilities for a combination of cGMP, non-GMP and black utility systems across a 96 acre campus with approximately 750,000 sq/ft floor space under roof. Plant Utilities Technicians are challenged to operate, maintain, and repair all mechanical utility systems in a 24/7 cGMP Production Environment striving to provide zero unplanned down time to our customers. Technicians must document all start-up, shutdown, repair, and return to service activities in accordance with LSOPs and GDP procedures. They must maintain areas of responsibility in a state of inspection readiness.

Note: This 3rd shift position requires working 4 days / 10 hour shifts, 10:00 pm - 8:30 am. Work week begins Wednesday 10:00 pm and ends Sunday 8:30am. Training will be on first shift for the first 2 months.

Key Responsibilities:

• Work both independently and collaboratively across shift assignments with minimal to no direct supervision. Execute daily equipment checks, water sampling/analysis, normal operating routines and emergency response procedures.
• Follow all established EHS standards, safe work practices, and quality requirements such as but not limited to (e.g. LOTO, permits, OSHA, NFPA 70E, LSOPs, pharmacuiepia, etc.).
• Use schematics, diagrams & drawings for diagnostics and trouble shooting and repair of plumbing, electrical, control systems, VFDs, programming logic, etc.
• Operate and maintain black utility systems & related equipment such as but not limited to (e.g. water softeners, dealkalizer, boilers, dearation system, steam & condensate systems, air compressors, hydrants, fire suppression systems, biowaste systems, emergency generators, elevators, etc.).
• Operate and maintain cGMP clean utility systems & related equipment such as but not limited to (e.g. purified water storage and distribution, reverse osmosis, WFI stills, pure steam generators, etc.).
• Perform maintenance activities as assigned. Enhance equipment operational life and maintainability. Drive continuous improvement regarding infrastructure, procedures, routine maintenance tasks, task frequencies, spare parts inventory, etc.
• Document all start-up, shutdown, repair, and return to service activities in accordance with LSOPs and GDP procedures. Capture data using log books, check sheets, work orders, and CMMS systems.
• Oversee contract workers during maintenance activities and assist with engineering projects to ensure system integrity and zero unplanned service interruptions for production.
• Maintain compliance to established metrics and standards (e.g. training, PM on time completion, etc.).
• At times, Technicians may be the sole service provider whom is able to respond to calls. Technicians must be able to think, react, and escalate quickly as priorities increase.

Physical Requirements:

• Include stooping, standing, climbing, and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, and ladders) and ability to safely install rigging/lifting devices. Ability to work around loud equipment, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather.
• Operate motor vehicles, forklifts, and skid loaders. Valid driver's license required.
• Position requires employees to work a 24/7 rotational schedule. This schedule will include holidays and weekends; overtime may be required.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
• 5+ years of related work experience in boiler operations is required.
• Experience in at least one of the following areas is required: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, plumbing, WWTP, EMT or multi-craft.
• Must be available to work the 3rd shift (10 hour shifts) noted above.

Preferred qualifications:
• Associates degree in a relevant technical field.
• 7 + years of related work in boiler operations and at least one of the following areas is required: , HVAC, electrical, mechanical, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, plumbing, WWTP, EMT or multi-craft.
• Two or more years of experience within pharmaceutical, food, or a research facility is strongly preferred.
• Journeyman Trade Certification and/or Master Trade License.
• Previous experience with Computerized Management Work Order System (SAP preferred).
• Basic computer skills required (e.g. email, word, excel, power point, search engines, etc.).
• Ability to read, use, navigate, operate, and troubleshoot using SCADA, alarm screens, HMI, etc.
• Demonstrated familiarity and compliance with cGMP's, EHS procedures and regulations, facility regulatory guidelines, and standard operating procedures.

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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