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Equipment Technician IV - Compounding (B2 shift: W/Thurs/Fri & every other Sat, 6pm - 6:30am)

Company: AbbVie, Inc
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

About AbbVie AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. The Equipment Technician IV is a very critical technical position that performs troubleshooting and maintenance duties required to support production goals in a dynamic and high volume pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. This position diagnoses filling and / or packaging equipment to determine repair needs and improvement opportunities while complying with quality standards and safety requirements. This position must perform diagnostics and repairs in a timely manner and complete all required documentation in accordance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices and departmental Standard Operating Procedures. In addition, this position also has the crucial responsibility to maintain equipment functionality through the preventative maintenance program. The Equipment Technician IV will also spend a significant amount of time fully gowned in the Aseptic Processing area. Main Areas of Responsibilities Performs maintenance and repairs of filling / packaging equipment to support the on-time delivery to customers, with a minimum amount of downtime. Troubleshoots equipment and coordinates corrective actions to reduce or eliminate defects, rejects, or equipment downtime. Assist with set-up and changeovers of filling / packaging equipment. Completes all required documentation associated with the repair and maintenance of production and / or packaging equipment. Provides guidance and training to less experienced mechanics to ensure PM's, line set-up and changeovers are performed within established requirements. Assist AbbVie in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies. Completes and remains current with all required training including departmental standard operating procedures, Current Good Manufacturing Practices, and Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures. Maintains a clean and organized work area during and at the end of each shift. Qualifications Requirements The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job: Two year Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Systems, Instrumentation, Electrical Systems, Electronics or similar field with a minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs OR High School diploma or GED equivalent with 3 - 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs. Mastery in Electrical & Mechanical Troubleshooting. Proficiency in Maintenance Methods. Proficiency with multiple types of industrial manufacturing equipment. Detail-oriented and self-motivated Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English. Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment. Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems. Physically able to continuously stand and walk. Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women. Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently. Knowledge of manual and automated production / packaging equipment. Ability to use, clean, and store tools and other devices required for the performance of the job in a manner which prevents damage to the tools and / or equipment. Ability to apply troubleshooting principles with industrial equipment. Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to read Electrical and Mechanical manuals and schematics. Preferred Skills/Qualifications The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate. Experience working in a cGMP or FDA regulated manufacturing environment preferred. Working knowledge of Filling/Packaging equipment Education Two year Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Systems, Instrumentation, Electrical Systems, Electronics or similar field with a minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs OR High School diploma or GED equivalent with 3 - 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs. Significant Work Activities Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day) Travel No Job Type Experienced Schedule Full-time Job Level Code IC Equal Employment Opportunity At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: AbbVie, Inc, Waco , Equipment Technician IV - Compounding (B2 shift: W/Thurs/Fri & every other Sat, 6pm - 6:30am), Other , Waco, Texas

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