Automation Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift
Company: Management Recruiters of Edison
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: May 10, 2022
A major pharmaceutical distribution company needs permanent,
full timeMaintenance Technician at their Packaging plantin
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
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 forrelocation, 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.
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 800Kper week
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
Note 4: The right person will need experience maintaining Plant
production/packaging systems. Candidates with only
facility/utility/HVAC system maintenance experiencewill not be
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
Some of your responsibilities will include repairing, maintaining,
and improving equipment to meet production goals as well as quality
Your efforts will impact the lives of thousands of patients who
rely on the critical medications that are dispensed by this
--- Review scheduled PMs, work orders and components requiring
rebuilds to verify parts are available to complete work on
--- 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
--- Perform Preventive Maintenance to automated manufacturing
--- 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
Good understanding of both mechanical and electrical/automation
Computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and CMMS.
Good communication & people skills to interface with production,
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
Keywords:pharmaceutical, packaging, maintenance, technician, PLC,
automation, mechanical, troubleshooting, mechanic, high-speed,
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