Electro-Mechanical Equipment Technician

    • York, PA

Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Marietta
Posted Date: Jun 12 2020
As a Bulk Adjuvant Electro-Mechanical Equipment Technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance of the equipment and processes used in the Bulk Adjuvant manufacturing process at the GSK Marietta facility. The position serves as technical lead for the assigned production shift operation, troubleshoots related problems and drives continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
Operational Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely completion of PMs, calibrations and work orders
  • Provide initial troubleshooting and hands-on support for equipment breakdowns.
  • Responsible for the set-up and batch change on production equipment.
  • Responsible for maintenance (emergency, corrective and preventative), testing, Troubleshooting, calibration, and repair of a variety manufacturing equipment, calibration, and repair of a variety manufacturing equipment.
  • Ensure equipment the is operating efficiently within specified
  • Assists with equipment deviation investigations and CAPA execution.
  • Provide technical input and review to equipment SOPs
  • Work with vendors to get quotes on replacement parts and secure onsite support

Project Support:
  • Help identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assist with equipment modifications and validation activities.
  • Assist in identifying the user requirements for new or modified equipment.
  • Assist with the installation, setup and qualification of new or modified equipment.
  • Comply with all established safety requirements
  • Maintains full compliance with all assigned learning plans, technical competencies, 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
Why You? 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Why GSK?
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness

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