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Craftsman

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Craftsman

  • 2021-23311
  • Richmond, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for a Craftsman. This is a maintenance position to support operations involving Reactors, pumps, mixing vessels, agitators, transfer systems, fill line operations and maintaining utilities (boilers, air compressors, purified water systems, electrical, etc.) that support the production environment.

Responsibilities

  • Inspections/Repairs/replacement of various plant equipment and facilities including pumps, control valves, regulators, piping, seals, reactors, vessels, agitators, drive trains, bottling fill lines, safety equipment, etc.
  • Isolate chemical lines and equipment and apply LOTO to ensure safe working conditions.
  • Use of various machine tools (drill press, lathe, saws, etc.) to support repairs of plant equipment and facilities.
  • Must be experienced doing mechanical and electrical trouble shooting.
  • Ability to use precision measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, etc.)
  • Fork lift and or scissor lift certified.
  • Occasional overtime on nights or weekends as needed.
  • Be available for phone calls and respond to problems at the plant during off hours.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly shop.
  • Ability to learn and take ownership of plant equipment and or systems (boiler, air compressor, DI Unit, etc).
  • Work with equipment manufacturers to order parts, develop PM programs and trouble shoot problems.
  • Ensure maintenance work is completed in accordance with Corporate and Regulatory standards. Engage appropriate subject matter experts as appropriate
  • Work with contractors and other service providers to safely complete assigned tasks.
  • Participate in process safety (PSM) elements and/or EH&S competencies. These may include Management of Change Technology (MOC-T), Mechanical Integrity, Contract Administration/Contractor Safety, etc.
  • Participate in root cause failure analysis. Complete corrective actions.
  • Drive improvements in housekeeping standards and assist with the implementation of a plant 5S program.
  • Work on computer to process Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance orders and purchasing/payment issues.
  • Work in SAP to purchase materials and process receivers.
  • Writing and updating procedures/instructions related to maintenance tasks.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Experience on Emergency Response, Medical Response, Safety Committees are a plus .

Qualifications

  • High school diploma minimum (prefer additional college and/or formal trade school training)
  • 2+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of methods and practices in one or more craft(s).
  • Experience in maintenance troubleshooting. Including the ability to read mechanical drawing, simple electrical and controls diagrams.
  • Experience with hand tools powered shop equipment common to the trade.
  • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and computerized maintenance programs, purchasing, expense reports, etc.
  • A safety 1st mindset with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator (clean shaven) and additional PPE (Chemical suits, hard hard, face shields, goggles, safety shoes, gloves, etc.) required for certain jobs.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Read mechanical drawings, simple electrical and control diagrams.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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