Aug 04, 2022

Manufacturing Equipment Mechanic – Plant Utilities

  • Curia
  • 99 South Bedford Street, Burlington, MA, USA
Full-Time Manufacturing Pharmaceutical

Job Description

Curia is a global contract research, development, and manufacturing organization (CDMO), offering products and services across the drug development spectrum to help our partners turn their ideas into real-world impact. We partner closely with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to boost business performance and improve patients’ lives. We combine a flexible suite of R&D and manufacturing capabilities with industry-leading expertise to help our partners accelerate the journey from idea to impact. 

To fuel this evolution the Curia site in Burlington MA has a need to fill a growing maintenance team supporting an aseptic manufacturing facility. Positions are open across multiple technical disciplines to develop a well-rounded team of skilled maintenance professionals. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and with talented and dedicated engineers, scientists, and customers to develop and expand your skillset.

Positions will work fixed 12-hour shifts 7(AM-7PM) or (7PM-7AM) rotating 2,2,3 schedule, supporting 24/7 manufacturing and facility operation.

Position overview

The Manufacturing Equipment Mechanic – Plant Utilities position is responsible for performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and maintaining aseptic manufacturing equipment and supporting utilities.  As the Plant Utilities Mechanic, you will have added ownership related to physical plant construction, installation, alteration, and maintenance supporting a GMP production facility.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Essential job duties

  1. Maintain all plant utilities; HVAC, chillers, boilers, electrical, clean utilities, compressed gases, low voltage electrical, control systems
  2. Support, troubleshoot, and maintain aseptic manufacturing equipment and supporting utilities
  3. Inspect, repair and maintain building structures, grounds, and interior structures
  4. Support, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair production equipment
  5. Assist other technicians with equipment training and basic troubleshooting
  6. Perform small electrical tasks including but not limited to lighting replacement, small wire pulls, and work related to low, medium, and high voltage
  7. Read and understand electrical schematics and ladder logic
  8. Respond to facility and equipment alarms and system failures utilizing BMS system and visual inspection in the field
  9. Coordinate with supervisors and contractors for major work, additional troubleshooting or any other process issues that require additional repairs and or support

10.   Perform work in any of the following areas; maintenance, electrical work, heating and refrigeration maintenance, metal work, painting, pest control, pipefitting, plumbing, sheet metal work, and related mechanical and trade work

11.   Complete PMs by assigned due dates

12.   Properly utilize the web-based maintenance work order system, ensure proper reporting on work orders assigned and completed.

13.   Comply with site safety procedures and policies including but not limited to LOTO, task specific PPE, and best practices for safe work.

Education, experience, certification and licensures

Required

·       High school education or equivalent

·       2-5 years’ relevant experience

·       Valid Driver’s license

Preferred

·       Associate’s degree or equivalent in related field from 2-year college or technical school

·       Experience in a GMP manufacturing or laboratory environment

·       Previous aseptic gown qualification for ABCD cleanroom

·       Boiler Certification

Knowledge, skills and abilities

 

1.       Ability to identify emergency situations and report to appropriate personnel

2.      Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, technical writing and instructions

3.       Demonstrate knowledge of standard methods, practices, tools and materials used in several maintenance trades

4.      Willingness to expand knowledge with on-the -job training to provide coverage for Curia specific equipment and facilities related maintenance.

5.      Ability to identify gaps in knowledge and participate in career development to drive growth.

6.      Ability to apply basic math concepts

7.       Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

8.      Ability to organize time in order to successfully manage multiple projects and priorities

9.      Effective inter-personal relation skills, while maintaining the adaptability to achieve company goals

10.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with plant maintenance, engineering staff and other departments as needed

 

Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.  Incumbent may be required to obtain/qualify for and maintain the clearance to wear a respirator at a “class B” level or above following OSHA mandated guidelines.

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel as classified. Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.

Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Occupations

Industrial-Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Equipment Install-Maintain-Repair, Facilities Management-Maintenance, General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair, Vehicle Repair and Maintenance

States

MA

Salary

Highly competitive with sign-on bonus

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Education, experience, certification and licensures

Required

·       High school education or equivalent

·       2-5 years’ relevant experience

·       Valid Driver’s license


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