Maintenance Technician

west chester, Ohio

Our client is currently looking for a Maintenance Technician to join their team in West Chester, OH.

Shift: The resources will start on the day shift for training for 1 to 2 months and will then move to their permanent shift assignments.

  • 1 resource would be assigned to the night shift, which is 6pm to 630am on a 2-2-3 rotation. (2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on)
  • 1 resource would work four 10-hour shifts per week, Friday to Monday. The manager will work with the identified hire on the exact hours, but the shift would likely be 4am to 2pm.


The Maintenance Technician is a position reporting to a Process Execution Team Technical Manager, which supports Filling operations. The position entails the execution of setup, changeover, repairs and preventative maintenance for all equipment used in the production processes in various classified areas up to a Class 100 aseptic environment. It requires the ability to perform mechanical and electronic troubleshooting in order to ensure optimal operation of equipment via OEE. The Maintenance Technician will also perform basic mechanical training to Production or Preparation Operators and serve as a resource to implementation of continuous improvement projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform roles of Technician and Mechanical Technician as required to support daily PET activities.
  • Complete emergency repair, rebuilding, changeover and inspection work on production and related equipment. Install, inspect, test, adjust, repair and perform line turnarounds, changeovers, and preventative maintenance per established procedures in a timely and efficient manner. Complete documentation and required functions in the work order system to close out activities in compliance with cGMPs.
  • Use a variety of testing, tools, and measuring equipment in the efficient maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic, environmental monitoring, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical line equipment.
  • Set-up equipment and perform required adjustments to ensure each operation is performing per process specifications. Provide training to operators for equipment set-up and for minor adjustments or repairs.
  • Utilize appropriate Problem Solving and Troubleshooting techniques to complete
  • equipment repairs.
  • Perform cleaning and housekeeping activities for assigned areas as required to maintain a cGMP environment.
  • Perform 5S activities and maintain organization of operating areas.
  • Perform work requirements in a responsible manner, in accordance with SOPs, cGMPs and established safety procedures in accordance with OSHA requirements and guidelines.
  • Be familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets for area chemicals.
  • Perform batch record and GMP documentation entries. Maintain records and/or logs as required in performance of job responsibilities. This will include mathematical computation where needed.
  • Responsible for outgoing quality level.
  • Some overtime will be required with prior notice to support business needs. Emergency overtime may be required with little notice to ensure operation of equipment within the PET.
  • Work with minimal supervision under the direction of the Technical Manager, Process Facilitator, Engineer, or other activity lead.
  • Responsible for OEE performance of all equipment and systems within the assigned operating area.
  • Follow and maintain compliance with established MRO procedures and inventory control.
  • Serve as a project resource to PET to assist in the follow up and timely implementation of projects and validation activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining Aseptic Processing and Gowning certifications as required to support assigned work areas.
  • Perform other similar and related responsibilities as assigned by area management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate, vocational school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of experience in a regulated production environment, specifically responsible for equipment maintenance and performance
  • Must have the ability to effectively understand, read, write, communicate and follow instructions in the English language.
  • Ability to lift and handle equipment change parts, tooling, and materials associated with equipment maintenance and repair.

Preferred Background:

  • Associates in Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent mechanical trade school graduate preferred
  • Previous experience with automated equipment preferred
  • Training in other technical disciplines including; refrigeration technology, vacuum technology, programmable logic controllers, freeze drying, blow-fill seal applications preferred
  • Training in mechanics, hydraulics, electronics and testing equipment in electrical and/or mechanical troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of data and materials maintenance systems such as SAP, KRONOS, or other MRP systems
  • Experience with OEE, TPM, LEAN or other Continuous Improvement systems

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