Marketplace Technical

Maintenance Technician - Manufacturing

England, Hertfordshire, Borehamwood
16 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
Andrew Williams
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

International Pharmaceutical Manufacturer requires a Multi Skilled Technician - Production

About the role:

Maintenance, calibration and repair of various production equipment. Work to GMP and GxP standards at all times. (FDA, MHRA, and other regulatory bodies as required.)

Duties may include:

  • Maintain, calibrate, repair, set-up of production equipment ensuring continual improvement with due regard to all relevant guidelines and practices detailed below.
  • Install, commission, and develop complex pharmaceutical equipment.
  • Maintain documentary records relevant to all aspects of the job, both electronic and manual systems.
  • Maintain and use GMP documentation for all aspects of the job as expected within a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Drive continuous improvement to all engineering processes and procedures through knowledge, innovation and teamwork.
  • Provide a calibration service which is in accordance with company procedures and all manufacturing operations.
  • Assist with Installation, Operational, and Process Qualification processes for new and existing equipment.
  • Carry out autonomous maintenance activities as required.
  • Drive and deliver safe working practices in accordance with current legislation and company requirements.
  • Act with due regard of current environmental legal requirements and company requirements.
  • Ensure that all statutory engineering tasks are carried out in accordance with both legal and company requirements and recorded accordingly.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out within the Right First-Time principle.
  • Make decisions relating to the successful completion of each task in hand, including - but not limited to ; Root cause identification, Technical specifications, Operational requirements, Maintenance planning and scheduling.
  • Ensure that parts and equipment comply with the required quality standards within the pharmaceutical and GMP environment.
  • Make technical decisions relating to engineering tasks and their impact on Operations, seeking guidance where necessary.
  • Decide on individual work priorities within managerial guidelines.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety policies, standard Operating Procedures and National guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • Flexibility is required in the performance of reasonable work needed by the company which may not be detailed in this job description.
  • Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time to time. Changes will be discussed before implementation.

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform Engineering and Maintenance activities to a high standard on Pharmaceutical and associated equipment including:
    • Filling lines
    • Packaging lines
    • Dry Heat sterilizers
    • Autoclaves

  • Ability to lead and generate innovation and processes improvements
  • Ability to work well in teams and a matrix driven environment
  • Lead and participate in Continuous Improvement teams
  • Participate in multiple project activities
  • Ability to follow processes and work instructions accurately
  • GMP training and experience
  • Experience of working in a pharmaceutical, Food process, FMCG environment including:
    • Packaging lines
    • Autoclaves
    • Dry heat sterilizers
    • Ultra-filtration systems

  • Working and participating within a highly driven safety culture
  • Working within and knowledge of QA driven systems
  • Working knowledge on the following:
    • Clean steam
    • Pure water
    • WFI
    • HEPA systems
    • B&S equipment
  • HNC or equivalent formal qualification in main discipline
  • Formal qualification in at least one other engineering discipline
  • Technical degree
  • IOSH / NEBOSH accreditation
  • Evidence of CPD