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Equipment Maintenance Technician

Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Posted: 04/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Facilities Management Job Number: MD481229221 Pay Rate: $25-30 / hour

Job Description

About Our Client:
Our client is a beacon of excellence in the pharmaceutical sector, dedicated to improving lives through innovation, quality, and efficiency, all while maintaining a strong ethical foundation and commitment to sustainable practices. Purpose:
The Equipment Maintenance Technician plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless operation of production by being responsible for the setup, repair, and ongoing maintenance of all production equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform setup operations for all production-related equipment.
  • Conduct routine maintenance to ensure equipment reliability and efficiency.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance procedures and thoroughly document each action.
  • Manage the procurement of necessary parts and supplies for equipment maintenance.
  • Inspect tooling to maintain quality and operational standards.
  • Provide training and guidance to personnel on optimal equipment usage to reduce failures and downtime.
  • Collaborate across departments to support process improvements and facility development.
  • Participate actively in FDA audits, ensuring compliance and readiness.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Proficient knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment operations, including solid, semi-solid, and liquid forms. Experience with softgel manufacturing is highly valued.
  • Skilled in the use of hand tools, power tools, electrical test meters, and precision measuring and inspection instruments.
  • Familiarity with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) guidelines.
  • Basic computer skills for reporting and documentation.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret equipment manuals, drawings, and schematics.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work effectively across various departments.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, with hands-on experience in the maintenance of solid, semi-solid, and liquid pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment.
Work Environment:
  • The role operates within a GMP Manufacturing Environment, office settings, and the plant floor.
  • Adherence to special gowning procedures is required, including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the head, face, hands, and arms.
  • Restrictions apply to wearing make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish, or artificial fingernails in certain work environments.
  • The position demands the ability to work under a fast-paced environment with high job completion demands.
Physical Demands:
  • The role involves regular requirements to see, talk, and hear, with frequent needs to sit, stand, walk, and utilize hands and arms for reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling.
  • Occasionally required to lift or move items up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision.
This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the forefront of pharmaceutical manufacturing, ensuring the highest standards of equipment maintenance and operational efficiency. 

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