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Sr Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Technician - Weekend Shift

Pennsylvania, US
Location :
US - Pennsylvania - Millersburg
Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

This position is responsible for performing highly diversified duties for the business, including: install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production & facility equipment according to safety, preventive, predictive and productive maintenance systems. You will be responsible for providing direct support to the Process Technicians, Manufacturing Engineers, Manufacturing Operations and Assembly teams.

What will you do?

  • Perform on-call and after hours maintenance activities as required
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance (PM) on machines, equipment and plant facilities. Document PM’s in Maximo
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and facility equipment
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment to minimize “line-interruption” events and perform scheduled maintenance and service repairs of production equipment
  • Perform simple fabrication duties and responsibilities
  • Perform mechanic tasks, including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and troubleshooting and repair of production machines and ancillary support equipment
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments to plant equipment and ancillary support equipment
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and risk to final product and report those, and any other unusual situations, to proper supervision
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Participate in PPI (Practical Process Improvement), Lean and Continuous Improvement, and 5S activities
  • Perform calibration activities
  • Perform certification of clean rooms and controlled areas
  • Repair instrumentation electronics and equipment as requested
  • On occasion, research, order and receive special tools and equipment to support the continuous improvement process
  • Support execution of new equipment validation tests as needed
  • Support modification and validation of existing equipment as needed
  • Follow all safety and cGMP requirements

How will you get there?

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a factory setting with equipment maintenance or post high school education or training
  • Strong written and verbal communication, planning, and organizational skills
  • Strong willingness to learn, be mentored, improve self, and train others
  • Must have basic computer and data entry skills
  • Must be highly self-motivated
  • Must have experience with hand tools/drill press/calipers/micrometers
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings/prints
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Ability and willingness to follow work instructions, work orders and test protocols
  • Ability to effectively solve complex technical problems
  • Ability to remain calm and effectively resolve potentially harmful/stressful situations
  • Ability to work flexible hours if needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School or GED
  • Experience in creation of mechanical/electrical assembly and test fixtures
  • Experience in Lock Out Tag Out and Arc Flash
  • Knowledge of HVAC, chiller systems, steam systems; hydraulic press
  • Knowledge of electric and/or hydraulic plastic-injection press operation would be a plus
  • Knowledge of vacuum and/or DI water systems
  • Knowledge of PLC and VFD programming would be a plus
  • Knowledge and understanding different types of potential energy
  • Knowledge in common calibrated disciplines: temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, time, mass, electrical, and dimensional measurements and calibrations

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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