SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Maintenance I/E Technician performs a variety of electrical and instrumentation duties involving the maintenance of plant facilities. S/he will be responsible for calibrating, installing, maintaining, repairing, and inspecting plant monitoring devices on a wide variety of complex digital, analog, programmable, and other auxiliary equipment.
- Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates low voltage AC/DC electrical and instrumentation controls as well as 3-phase 480-volt power circuits.
- Interfaces with OEM’s and vendors as necessary. Requisitions equipment as needed.
- Accurately completes all work performed according to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions, including proper documentation. Completes work orders using CMMS (Maximo) system.
- Performs repairs and modifications as directed by maintenance supervisor, or other plant management.
- Supports and participates in training programs.
- Keeps the maintenance supervisor abreast of job status.
- Supports site safety programs.
- Supports/leads failure analysis process by discussing the causes of equipment failure with the maintenance supervisor, or the maintenance engineer.
- Accurately completes all required paperwork, including but not limited to timesheets, “found as-left” forms, calibration reports (ICIR), and PM checklists.
- Responsible for good housekeeping in the shop and at the job site.
- Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), full face respirator, hard hats, safety glasses, ear plugs, goggles, boots, steel –toe shoes, gloves, chemical resistant aprons and suits, and other personal protective equipment deemed necessary by EHS, leadership team, corporate, or safety guidelines for each job task.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Other duties as assigned with or without accommodations.
- Supports the PM/PdM program and calibration program by ensuring a high quality of workmanship.
- Accurately enters all required information on work orders.
- Assists the maintenance supervisor and maintenance engineers, or others as needed with equipment installation, maintenance, repair techniques, and with identifying opportunities for improving equipment reliability. Shows emphasis on the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance, and use of mechanical equipment throughout the facility.
- Recognizes problem independently and troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment without direct supervision.
- High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
- Associate or Technical degree in a mechanical field preferred.
- 1 – 3 years I/E experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing operation.
- Other Skills:
- Work as an industrial I/E mechanic, PLC skills.
- Must have a working knowledge of the tools and test equipment used for testing, calibrating, repairing, and maintain production instruments and controls.
- Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, electrical schematics, and engineering specifications.
- Must be able to perform shop math.
- Must be able to understand electricity, respect, and follow safety guidelines.
- Must be able to read and follow written instruction.
- Should be familiar with National Electrical Code, NFPA 70E, calibration standards, and cGMP.
- Experience working with voltages up to 480.
- Experience with CMMS, such as MP2 or Maximo.
- Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Interpersonal Savvy
RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS/SCOPE
- Reports to Maintenance Supervisor.
- Utilizes a variety of test instruments, hand tools, supplies, and other shop equipment on a daily basis. On occasion, it may be required to take tools to the work area in the plant.
- No direct responsibility exists for the works of others, although adherence to the team concept requires mutual assistance in some jobs.
- Indirectly responsible for amount and quality of product through the maintenance and repair of production equipment. A thorough understanding of cGMP is critical.
- Significant responsibility for the safety of others, improperly repaired equipment could possibly result in safety hazards to plant personnel.
- Understands the misuse of processing equipment could result in serious injuries to self and others due to the potentially dangerous nature of the equipment and the chemicals being processed.
- I/E Technicians are required to work in all areas of the plant site, both inside and outside. There may be exposure to warm areas, dirt, oil, grease, chemicals/chemical fumes, and noise.
- Injuries could result from spills or leaks or corrosive, flammable, and toxic material, all which are normally handled in the plant.
- Dangers, such as sharp edges, pinch points, chemical and temperature burns, lifting, and electricity are often present. Personal protective equipment required to be worn often.
- Routinely lifts and carries objects of 50 pounds or less in weight. Must be able to go up and down several flights of steps on occasion. May be required to exert effort to pull control valves, loosen bolts, or move controls and instrumentations.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this position.