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Regular
21 Cotters Lane/16 Elkins Road East Brunswick
Posted 7 months ago

Key Job Requirements

Confidential Document

Position Title: Maintenance Engineer 

Functional Area and Department: Maintenance

Reports to (Title): Maintenance Manager 

Date: Aug 08th, 2023

Location: 21 Cotters/16 Elkins

Classification: Non-Exempt


Job Summary:

The Maintenance Engineer plays a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of all equipment, machinery, and facilities within the pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. This role requires a strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and automation systems and a deep knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements. The Maintenance Engineer collaborates with cross-functional teams to maintain equipment reliability, optimize performance, and uphold safety and quality standards.

Reporting Relationships                                

  • This position has direct reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair:
    • Conduct routine inspections, preventive maintenance, and repairs on pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, including but not limited to mixing machines, compression machines, encapsulation machines, coating machines, and packaging machines.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement effective solutions to minimize downtime. Respond promptly to equipment breakdowns and emergencies, working with urgency to restore operations while adhering to safety protocols.
    • Conduct routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities' machinery and utility equipment.
    • Collect quotations from vendors and create purchase requisitions for spare and repair parts.  Maintain inventory of parts required for preventative maintenance.
    • Coordinate with suppliers and vendors for spare parts procurement and ensure timely availability of critical components.
  • Documentation and Compliance:
    • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, equipment history, and maintenance schedules.
    • Write SOP, protocols, and maintenance reports for manufacturing and utility equipment.
    • Authoring equipment specifications, user and functional requirements specifications, and necessary FAT.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and company SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for maintenance and engineering practices.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement, reliability enhancement, and cost reduction in collaboration with the engineering and production teams.
    • Implement and participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including lean manufacturing and Six Sigma projects.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, and quality control, to align maintenance activities with production goals and quality standards.
    • Provide technical support and training to operators and technicians on proper equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Safety and Compliance:
    • Adhere to and promote a strong safety culture by following all safety procedures and protocols.
    • Ensure that maintenance activities are conducted in compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations.
  • Assist in commissioning or qualification activities of site equipment, building, and utility systems.
  • Set up and operate all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work
  • Assign work and resolve routine problems within the Maintenance Department.
  • Review structural blueprints for new projects.  Provide suggestions for change.
  • All other job-related duties.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:                 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience repairing and maintaining pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment (oral solid dosage experience preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, equipment, and regulatory requirements (cGMP, FDA guidelines).
  • Knowledge of Utility systems and HVAC systems.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, electrical, and automation systems.

Key Competencies:

  1. Strong organizational and demonstrated leadership skills
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Speed/Action/Simplicity/Initiative
  4. Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  5. Strong collaboration skills to work effectively across teams and with stakeholders.

Physical Demands/Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 55 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.


Job Features

Job CategoryMaintenance

Key Job Requirements Confidential Document Position Title: Maintenance Engineer  Functional Area and Department: Maintenance Reports to (Title): Maintenance Manager  Date: Aug 08th, 2023 Loc...

Regular
21 Cotters Lane/16 Elkins Road East Brunswick
Posted 7 months ago

Key Job Requirements

Confidential Document

Position Title: Maintenance Engineer 

Functional Area and Department: Maintenance

Reports to (Title): Maintenance Manager 

Date: Aug 08th, 2023

Location: 21 Cotters/16 Elkins

Classification: Non-Exempt


Job Summary:

The Maintenance Engineer plays a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of all equipment, machinery, and facilities within the pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. This role requires a strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and automation systems and a deep knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements. The Maintenance Engineer collaborates with cross-functional teams to maintain equipment reliability, optimize performance, and uphold safety and quality standards.

Reporting Relationships                                

  • This position has direct reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair:
    • Conduct routine inspections, preventive maintenance, and repairs on pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, including but not limited to mixing machines, compression machines, encapsulation machines, coating machines, and packaging machines.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment issues, perform root cause analysis, and implement effective solutions to minimize downtime. Respond promptly to equipment breakdowns and emergencies, working with urgency to restore operations while adhering to safety protocols.
    • Conduct routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities' machinery and utility equipment.
    • Collect quotations from vendors and create purchase requisitions for spare and repair parts.  Maintain inventory of parts required for preventative maintenance.
    • Coordinate with suppliers and vendors for spare parts procurement and ensure timely availability of critical components.
  • Documentation and Compliance:
    • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, equipment history, and maintenance schedules.
    • Write SOP, protocols, and maintenance reports for manufacturing and utility equipment.
    • Authoring equipment specifications, user and functional requirements specifications, and necessary FAT.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and company SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for maintenance and engineering practices.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement, reliability enhancement, and cost reduction in collaboration with the engineering and production teams.
    • Implement and participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including lean manufacturing and Six Sigma projects.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, and quality control, to align maintenance activities with production goals and quality standards.
    • Provide technical support and training to operators and technicians on proper equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Safety and Compliance:
    • Adhere to and promote a strong safety culture by following all safety procedures and protocols.
    • Ensure that maintenance activities are conducted in compliance with environmental, health, and safety regulations.
  • Assist in commissioning or qualification activities of site equipment, building, and utility systems.
  • Set up and operate all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work
  • Assign work and resolve routine problems within the Maintenance Department.
  • Review structural blueprints for new projects.  Provide suggestions for change.
  • All other job-related duties.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:                 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience repairing and maintaining pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment (oral solid dosage experience preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, equipment, and regulatory requirements (cGMP, FDA guidelines).
  • Knowledge of Utility systems and HVAC systems.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, electrical, and automation systems.

Key Competencies:

  1. Strong organizational and demonstrated leadership skills
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Speed/Action/Simplicity/Initiative
  4. Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  5. Strong collaboration skills to work effectively across teams and with stakeholders.

Physical Demands/Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 55 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.


Job Features

Job CategoryMaintenance

Key Job Requirements Confidential Document Position Title: Maintenance Engineer  Functional Area and Department: Maintenance Reports to (Title): Maintenance Manager  Date: Aug 08th, 2023 Loc...

Regular
21 Cotters Lane/16 Elkins Road East Brunswick
Posted 7 months ago

Key Job Requirements

Confidential Document

Position Title:  Site Management Technician  

Functional Area and Department: Maintenance

Reports to (Title):  Maintenance Engineer

Date:

Location: 21 Cotters/16 Elkins

Classification: Non-Exempt


Job Summary:

The Site Management Technician is critical to maintaining building facilities and utility equipment in proper operation by troubleshooting breakdowns and performing necessary repairs.

Reporting Relationships                                

  • This position has direct reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform repairs of building facilities (patch/paint, plumbing repair, electrical repair, etc.).
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of building facilities and utility equipment during.
  • Assist Engineers to perform mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production equipment.
  • Make routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment.
  • Cleaning of utility equipment/areas.
  • Servicing & cleaning of dust collection units and the solids separation pit.
  • Maintain pest-free facilities.
  • Snow removal.
  • Drive and load/unload truck.
  • Adhere to all safety and cGMP standards and guidelines, and report unsafe conditions, near misses, and/or injuries in a timely manner.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:                 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Perform work in more than one of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine and equipment repair, electrical and forklift operation.
  • Moderate Functional Knowledge of Maintenance Trades

Key Competencies:

  1. Technical Knowledge
  2. Functional Knowledge
  3. Speed/Action/Simplicity/Initiative

Physical Demands/Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. The employee is required to be able to move heavy equipment/parts by physical and/or mechanical means.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

All roles: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.


Job Features

Job CategoryMaintenance

Key Job Requirements Confidential Document Position Title:  Site Management Technician   Functional Area and Department: Maintenance Reports to (Title):  Maintenance Engineer Date: Loca...

1st Shift
21 Cotters Lane, East Brunswick
Posted 12 months ago

Job Summary:

Production Cleaner will be responsible for the cleaning of the manufacturing facility and maintain high standards and Safety and cGMP practice.

Reporting Relationships:

  • This position has no direct reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow SOP and clean manufacturing facility to keep buildings clean and well maintained which includes dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning of manufacturing area, washroom, cafeteria, etc.
  • Operate Floor Scrubbing machine.
  • Perform cleaning of vessels, containers, equipment in the washroom.
  • Perform stocking and supplying personal protective equipment and cleaning agents to designated facility areas.
  • All other job-related duties which includes material handling, staging, labeling.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

  • High School diploma with 2 years related experience.
  • Adhere to housekeeping, safety and environmental practices

Key Competencies:

  1. Multitasking.
  2. Flexibility.
  3. Versatility.

Physical Demands/Factors:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 44 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

At Avet, we require that all employees physically entering the workplace to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and you will be asked to present proof of vaccination before beginning employment unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a sincerely held religious belief or medical need.

Based on the highly regulated workplace at Avet, employees will be required to meet minimum English proficiency requirements.

Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.

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Job Features

Job CategoryManufacturing, Production

Job Summary: Production Cleaner will be responsible for the cleaning of the manufacturing facility and maintain high standards and Safety and cGMP practice. Reporting Relationships: This position has ...