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MFG Equipment Maintenance Technician II (12 hour nights)

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

MFG Equipment Maintenance Technician II (12 hour nights)

Greenville, NC
  • Responsibilities

    How will you make an impact?

    This position is for a 12 hour night shift on a 2-3-2 format, non-rotating. Perform those mechanical maintenance functions necessary to set up, adjust, maintain, and repair production line equipment. Perform the duties and responsibilities of a production operator by following specified instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), to ensure that a high standard of quality is maintained during the production process. Work at a proficient level and proactively troubleshoot and recommend preventive action.

    What you will do:

    • Set up, clean, troubleshoot, and adjust equipment as required. Lubricate equipment as required.
    • Disassemble and assemble mechanical, electrical/electronic assemblies and equipment to include repair/replacements of major components working from blueprints, assembly diagrams, electrical/electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics, or other technical instructions, operate equipment as required.
    • Operate systems, machines, lines and equipment; e.g. vacuum systems, production machines, high-pressure boilers, gas turbines, general hand tools and instruments.
    • Perform repairs on equipment from written instructions, sketches, plans, diagrams, verbal descriptions or self-determined job requirements based on observed conditions.
    • Document conditions, actions, procedures and results of work, tests or inspections performed as required by Company policies and procedures. Document work performed on production equipment by maintaining accurate records or logs.
    • Maintain and upgrade technical skills through participation in training programs.
    • Comply with SOPs and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) through adherence to SOPs and company policies relating to quality, safety, housekeeping, cost-effectiveness.
    • Examine product visually for proper physical quality (i.e., properly filled, sealed, labeled, etc.).
    • Perform equipment cleaning as required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications


    At least 4 years of industrial experience as a mechanic, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry or related field.


    Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

    • Mechanical, electrical/electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic knowledge concerning industrial equipment specific to the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Attention to detail, alertness, skill in detecting defects.
    • Self-starter, mature, independent and dependable.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure, able to multi-task and is results-oriented.
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
    • Effective time management, organizational, and prioritization skills.
    • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to respond quickly to sight and sound and the ability to read gauges, dial, meters, and instructions.
    • Those expected to weld must successfully demonstrate welding performance in accordance with Section IX of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code for shielded arc and gas tungsten arc applicable to ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
    • Ability to tolerate stress in a safe way.

    Physical Requirements:

    Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pounds, occasionally pushing and pulling 50-100+ pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.

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  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
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  • About Us
    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.