Electro-Mechanical Equipment Services Technician - Pine Brook, NJ

    • West Caldwell, NJ

Position Description

External candidates are eligible for a $1,000 Sign On Bonus

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Equipment Services Technician coordinates with the automation team in supporting and optimizing mail order pharmacy throughput and minimizing downtime through the scheduling and completion of routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and process improvement strategies. The Equipment Services Technician is also responsible for the completion of planned maintenance for the department and automation equipment readiness.

This position will sit onsite at 19 Chapin Road, Pine Brook, NJ 07058 and will work 2nd shift. It is subject to change based on business needs and team growth, as well as potential to accrue overtime hours and periodically rotate to support the other shift if/when needed.

2 nd Shift: Sun-Thurs: 3:30pm - 12am

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Debugging and troubleshooting skills within Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic and PLCs.
  • Install, setup, troubleshoot, and maintain various mail order pharmacy equipment and prototyping / testing new improvement projects
  • Troubleshoot / repair / replace faulty electrical components such as: Motors, relays, switches, servos, VFD, and other sensing devices
  • Effectively maintain programming, troubleshoot, determine root causes of failure and perform corrective actions
  • Maintain and repair all of the automation dispensing equipment to operate at optimum throughput and minimum downtime
  • Maintain and track records on all PMs and maintenance work orders
  • Ensure to maintain adequate inventories of spare parts, tools and supplies to support production equipment
  • Record completed work order and parts used within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Provide support to the Automation team in finding solutions to complex problems
  • Work with Engineering AES Supervisor and production Leadership in prioritizing maintenance activities and improvement projects to minimal impact production goals
  • Work in collaboration with engineering and production leadership on all equipment related issues
  • Report to upper management on equipment condition and status per down call protocol
  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in the repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of an automated manufacturing or distribution line
  • 3+ years of experiences with electrical, mechanical maintenance experience within industrial, manufacturing, or automated fulfillment center industries
  • 3+ years of experience working in high volume, multiple-shifts, Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience with control logic such as Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Software PLC, HMI, RSLogic500/5000, and Studio 5000
  • Experience with 3-phase 480 volts industrial electrical systems, electrical wiring, electrical conduit and motor control circuits
  • Experience with maintaining work orders, parts inventory, hours, etc. with computerized systems such as CMMS or SAP

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the following processes: Descrambling, Labeling, Pill Filling, Capping, Weighting, Sorting, and Packaging
  • 4 year degree in Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical
  • 7+ years with electromechanical maintenance experience within industrial, manufacturing, or automated fulfillment center industries
  • 3+ years of experiences with CMMS. eMaint CMMS
  • Experience with control logic such as Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Software PLC, HMI, RSLogic500/5000, and Studio 5000. Beckhoff PLC experience is a plus
  • 2+ years of experiences with maintenance troubleshooting using PLC tool and data sets
  • Experience with 3-phase 480 volts industrial electrical systems, electrical wiring, electrical conduit and motor control circuits
  • AC/DC motors and motor controls
  • Experience with Automated Conveyor Lines
  • Experience with eMaint CMMS
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance program, policies / procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Must be a self-starter
  • High proficiency with problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multitasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team player, a positive attitude and be proactive

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Electro-Mechanical Equipment Services Technician, Pine Brook, NJ, New Jersey


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