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Senior Maintenance Technician-Fill Line Production

Senior Maintenance Technician-Fill Line Production

  • 2021-26129
  • Hercules, California, United States

The Mastercraftsman performs maintenance, calibration, and service repairs on equipment used in production or manufacturing processes and/or facilities. Mastercraftsman will install equipment or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines. The Mastercraftsman is also responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and repairing electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic equipment systems in manufacturing control rooms at the Hercules sites. Candidates are welcome with either electrical and/or mechanical experience. Minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience with building automation systems (BAS) (Siemens APOGE or Assent Compass), monitoring systems (Lab Watch or Rees), programmable logic (PLC) is a plus. Clean, dry air (CDA) and nitrogen, chilled water, cooling water, heating hot water, RODI water, steam, pure steam, refrigeration system, and wastewater and exhaust treatment systems are preferred. The Mastercraftsman assures that equipment and systems are being maintained in an energy-efficient, safe manner. That downtime is reduced to a minimum by the anticipation of necessary repairs. Complete, accurate, legible, and contemporaneous record-keeping is essential, and candidates with the ability to leverage past systems experience to benefit and improve equipment and systems performance are highly sought after for this role. The Master-Craftsman will encounter and analyze non-routine to moderately complex problems and resolve those problems by applying and interpreting data. Applies corrective actions to ensure processes and equipment are maintained to meet production, quality, and compliance requirements. The role reports to the Sr. Faculties Engineer and will support audits and inspections by representing the services and operations of system supported.

Responsibilities

  • Bio-Rad ’s policies and procedures execute maintenance activities, including coordinating events with minimum disruption of facilities services. 
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks, order parts and equipment required for repair, install new equipment, and support spare parts inventory management. 
  • Troubleshoot utilities serving production and support equipment when necessary. Ensure all electrical installations are installed and maintained in accordance with NPFA 70E and 70B, NEC, and IEEE. Ensure that all mechanical facilities are adequately secured, labeled, documented, and meet GMP clean service requirements. 
  • Maintain electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic diagnostic tools and equipment in safe operating conditions. 
  • Perform or oversee preventative maintenance of UPS and emergency electrical power systems. 
  • Assist Facilities Engineer or Maintenance Team Members with protecting and improving the value of assets and ensuring that engineering systems continue to perform their intended function. 
  • Perform facility maintenance with minimal disruption and adequate cleanup, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, and millwright. 
  • Perform daily rounds and document readings on equipment logs and checklists. 
  • Review, understand and utilize technical systems documentation (P&IDs, URS, FS, FAT/SAT, Commissioning, IOQs, SOPs, datasheets, material and equipment specifications, etc.) and support engineering team members in their execution and development. 
  • Support the proper utility documentation with appropriate CMMS data, including job plans, spares, and task lists. 
  • Support utilities technical investigations, CAPAs, and change controls. 
  • Support EHS and QA initiatives to ensure compliance with all government regulations, site standards, and programs. 
  • Oversee maintenance work performed by outside contractors, championing a conscientious attitude toward the quality of work. 
  • Be able to lead project assignments and supervise outside contractors in compliance with Bio-Rad’s guidelines. 
  • Response to after-hours service calls as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent • AA/AS in an electrical or mechanical field is preferred. 
  • Experience with all types of hand tools and power tools, drills, saws, roto hammers, etc. 
  • Must possess 2 to 5 years of technical experience in a Food or GMP manufacturing environment. 
  • Works Independently of supervision on routine tasks. 
  • Perform simple milling activities using a milling machine. • Have working knowledge of lyophilization and refrigeration system. 
  • Have experience with liquid filling systems. • Strong background in technical aspects of machinery repair and maintenance. 
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with cGMP manufacturing and regulatory requirements for pharmaceuticals and devices. 
  • Must be proficient in using computers & software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer, etc. 
  • Ability to interpret drawings and specifications 
  • CMMS experience is preferred, with AMMS experience is a plus. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with our co-workers, contractors, and inspectors. 
  • Ability to visually inspect machinery systems. 
  • Ability to frequently walk up and downstairs for inspections and emergency procedure practice or implementation. 
  • Ability to climb ladders up 20 feet while caring 25lbs repeatedly. 
  • Ability to detect emergency alarms - auditory and/or visual. 
  • Physically able to operate electric hand tools, work on a ladder, carry tools, lift heavy loads (50 lbs.) from floor to bench.
  • Equipment inspections require getting on hands and knees to reach areas difficult to access. 
  • Must be results-oriented, with demonstrated ability to obtain favorable outcomes in a variety of stressful situations. 

Skills and Experience: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical and utility systems, with experience maintaining and improving methods for uptime and reliability. 
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically; demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving Skills. 
  • Good interpersonal, follow-up, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to function efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, changing environment. 
  • Active team player aligned with Bio-Rad’s Corporate values.

 

Vaccination Requirement:

 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

 

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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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. #LI-LL1 

 

 

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