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JO- 2485R - Automation Maintenance Technician - 3r

Company: MRINetwork Jobs
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionA major pharmaceutical distribution company needs permanent, full time Maintenance Technician at their Packaging plant in Chicagoland, IL. Excellent pay + O/T + full Benefits + bonus Job Posting # 2485R Job Title: Automation Maintenance Technician - 3rd shift Location: Mount Prospect, IL 3rd Shift = 10 PM – 6.30 AM (See Note 1) Compensation: Pay range $32 - $35 / HR + $1 for 3rd shift differential + OT (1.5x) Relocation: Client will offer a retention bonus of $5K (grossed up for taxes) which can be used for relocation, to be paid in 3 payments after 30/60/90 days of employment Full benefits – Medical (starts 1st of next month) Dental, Vision, 401K, 16 days PTO etc. Company Info: A major pharmaceutical distribution company with $100+ Billion in sales, has a high-tech, high-speed and high-volume pharmaceutical packaging plant in Illinois with around 500 people, dispensing unique prescription packages of around 800K per week Group Info: Be part of the non-union Maintenance group of 20+ technical people. This is a permanent position reporting to the Maintenance Lead. Note 1: This is a 3rd shift position working Monday - Thursday 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM + Saturday 12:00 AM – 8:30AM. This person will overlap 2 hours with 2nd shift during active packaging time and then perform Preventive Maintenance tasks during non-packaging down time later in the night. Note 2: The maintenance technician will work on systems using skills which are 55% mechanical and 45% electrical/automation. Note 3: The high-speed packaging operation includes high tech systems with 6 axis robots (ABB), vision inspection (Cognex), barcode scanners, conveyers, counting, dispensing, bottling, packing, and boxing/bagging all controlled by sophisticated PLC/HMI (Allen Bradley MicroLogix, + Bechoff controller) Servomotors based automation systems. Note 4: The right person will need experience maintaining Plant production/packaging systems. Candidates with only facility/utility/HVAC system maintenance experience will not be considered Job Summary: Work with a team of multi-skilled Maintenance Mechanics, Engineers, and other technical support personnel to maintain equipment in a large volume advanced technology pharmaceutical dispensing facility. Some of your responsibilities will include repairing, maintaining, and improving equipment to meet production goals as well as quality expectations. Your efforts will impact the lives of thousands of patients who rely on the critical medications that are dispensed by this facility. Job Description:

  • Review scheduled PMs, work orders and components requiring rebuilds to verify parts are available to complete work on time.
  • Take ownership and continuously monitor manufacturing equipment performance to reduce down time.
  • Utilize CMMS to build work orders, schedule repairs and document completed repairs.
  • Commit to improvement of work instructions, procedures and PMs based on equipment manual, specifications, work order history, and team experience.
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance to automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Utilize LOTO procedures
  • Utilize Microsoft Word and Excel; CMMS.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, & maintain electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems. (pumps, motors, gearboxes, conveyor systems, vacuum pumps, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot, repair, & maintain automated equipment controlled by PLCs. & Robots. Possess a strong understanding of PLCs and how to troubleshoot by testing I/Os externally.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment, notifying the Manager of any concerns regarding major repairs needed or any additional equipment needed to support the automation equipment, and maintaining a clean and safe work area for all employees. Candidate Must Have:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
    • 3+ year of maintenance experience with high speed packaging systems in any of these industries - Food, BioPharma, cosmetics, consumer goods, automotive, medical device.
    • 1+ year of experience troubleshooting electro-mechanical control systems and PLC based control systems, knowledge of PLC's, PLC troubleshooting.
    • Good understanding of both mechanical and electrical/automation systems.
      • Computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and CMMS.
      • Good communication & people skills to interface with production, engineering, etc.
      • Ability to work in 3rd shift (per Note 1 above) Candidate Nice to Have:
        • Experience working in a regulated environment - GMP, ISO 9000, ISO 13485, FDA, Pharmaceutical or Medical Device, OSHA, LOTO, etc.
        • Troubleshooting experience with Robots & vision inspection systems. Keywords: pharmaceutical, packaging, maintenance, technician, PLC, automation, mechanical, troubleshooting, mechanic, high-speed, vision, robots

Keywords: MRINetwork Jobs, Mount Prospect , JO- 2485R - Automation Maintenance Technician - 3r, Professions , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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