Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Engineering/Maintenance Tech

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Requisition #
17-20273
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Manufacturing/Warehouse - Technician

Overview

Teva USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., is a leading global organization employing 26,000 people worldwide. Our aggressive growth strategy has positioned Teva as a top 20 global pharmaceutical company with plans to be Top 10 in the coming years.

 

We have an opportunity for an Engineering/Maintenance Tech I at our location in the International Center, just west of the Salt Lake City Airport. This position is a 1st shift 5:00AM - 3:30PM M-F, however there will be a required training period where candidate will work off shift.  There will be a period of training on 3rd shift (11PM - 7:30AM) and another period of training on 2nd shift (3PM - 1:30AM) before starting on 1st shift.  Must be able to commit to working off-shift schedules for training as needed for up to six months.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for maintaining machines and equipment associated with a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility through scheduling and performing repairs with accurate record keeping of all activity related to equipment maintenance in compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments.

 

  • Responsible for performing inspections, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs of all equipment and systems, and documenting work in the computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, ordering parts and performing repairs on the electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and equipment used to develop and produce pharmaceutical products.
  • Responsible for conducting regular inspections, scheduling and performing preventative maintenance for machines, equipment, facilities, and systems.
  • Responsible for maintaining logs and records to support operation and maintenance of critical systems and ensure effective operation and GMP Compliance of all equipment, and systems.
  • Responsible for providing technical expertise and project support as needed including interfacing with vendors and contractors and participating in the design and detailed engineering new processes and equipment.
  • Responsible for understanding, maintaining, and operating within cGMP guidelines, government agency regulations (eg, EPA, OSHA, DEA, FDA) and company’s Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for completing all training requirements and maintaining 100% compliance with all assignments.  
  • Responsible for maintaining work areas and performing job functions in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Batch Record instructions.
  • Responsible for performing additional related duties as assigned.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and/or moving equipment.
  • Frequent exposure to moderate to loud noise levels.
  • Frequent exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, mists and/or gasses.
  • Occasional exposure to vibrations, environmental heat or cold and wetness depending on process/equip.
  • May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed for assigned process (i.e. safety glasses, respirator, hearing protection, gloves, etc.).

Qualifications

Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.

 

Education/Certification/Experience:

  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment within pharmaceutical, nutraceutical or food processing industries.
  • Requires mechanical maintenance experience with pumps, gearboxes and belts.
  • Requires electrical systems maintenance experience with 480V distr systems, motors and starters.
  • Requires electrical controls experience with Industrial PLC Control (hardware and programming) 24v & 4-20 mA.
  • Requires previous fabrication experience with welding and sheet metal.
  • Requires previous fluids experience with HVAC, hydraulics and pneumatics.Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
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  • Basic computer skills with working knowledge of MS Office products (additional experience with systems such as LMS, ERP, etc. preferred).
  • Ability to receive instruction and follow directions.
  • Ability to interact positively with co-workers and management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to follow cGMP and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to read, write and use complicated drawings.
  • Ability to read and understand I/O information and correlate with an operation sequence and schematic.
  • Ability to use voltmeter to test components.
  • Knowledge of current, voltage and continuity in a system.
  • Knowledge of mechanical stroke, timing and position.
  • Knowledge of theory of flow, temperature, accumulation, pressure, level and process control loops.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve system components including timers, relays, limit switches, photo eyes, proximity switches, gears, levers, cams, turnbuckles, etc.

 

Problem Solving:

  • Works on assignments that are routine to semi-routine in nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Exercises judgment within specifically defined practices and policies and selects methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.
  • May be asked to recommend methods and procedures for problem resolution.

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