Maintenance Technician

    • Memphis, TN

Site Name: USA - Tennessee - Memphis
Posted Date: Sep 24 2020
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
This position will train on 1st shift and then will need to be available to work any shift once training is completed based on the needs of the company.

This role will give YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Lead technical expert for each shift taking direction from the Production Engineer or Maintenance Lead
  • Primary contact for all engineering changes made to facilities, packaging and process equipment on shift
  • Mentor and coach Production Mechanics and operators on best practice troubleshooting, maintenance and repair methods
  • Drive Continuous Improvement and equipment modifications to drive efficiency and yields
  • Comply with all local, state and federal EHS laws and regulations, and all GSK Global EHS requirements.
  • Update and maintain the parts in the storeroom to ensure proper levels of parts are maintained while balancing against the budgeted amounts for the various areas.
  • Assist in data entry requirements around the CMMS system.
  • Assist the MRO Buyer in the procurement of parts for the site.
  • Accept delivery and receive all maintenance materials/inventory/spare parts.
  • Complete cycle counts as required.
  • Help with labeling and storing parts.
  • Investigate and research replacement and rebuild parts for all non-inventory maintenance, repairs, and operation parts, as needed, with vendors and others.
  • Research MWOs (Maintenance Work Orders) and secure parts prior to work order execution

Why you? Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • IT Skills required CMMS, Word/Excel
  • Basic Electrical troubleshooting knowledge and experience
  • Advanced Mechanical Troubleshooting experience and knowledge
  • Basic fabrication and fitting experience
  • 3-5 year's previous maintenance experience preferably in GMP environment
  • Experience operating and maintain plant utility and facility equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills to coach and mentor others
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs for short distances
  • Pass pulmonary function test -wear respirator if required
  • Physical ability to access mezzanine levels, access roof through ladders and work at heights
  • Maintain accurate documentation of work performed
  • Proven commitment to safe ways of working
  • Have a working knowledge of Preventative Maintenance methods
  • Ability to handle high-stress, fast paced production environment
  • Strong understanding of deliverable time lines and self directed in work methods
  • Provide maintenance support as required outside of specific skilled area. This includes line work, processing needs, and facility requirements.
  • Serve as leadership resource to all maintenance technicians and contactors regarding preventive maintenance, and ongoing equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Initiates and works with maintenance lead and designees to develop and implement maintenance related improvements throughout the facility
  • Mentor and tutor maintenance technicians on complex maintenance strategies, and support certification preparation.

Why GSK?
Our values and expectationsare 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:

  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk, governance and control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
  • Managing individual performance.
  • Creating a performance culture and driving results, prioritisation, execution, delivering performance.
  • Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organisational transformation.
  • Building a resilient organisation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted external networks for mutual benefit.
  • Managing P&L and capital allocation.


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