Position Summary The Facilities technician provides support for Facility Maintenance functions, and Employee Health and Safety to support the site operations in accordance with Pharmaceutical cGMP regulations. This is a hands-on position. As a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility for this position ensures successful operation of a GMP production facility and support building(s), all facility equipment is validated and sustained via a preventative maintenance and repair system, and regulatory requirements are met with respect to maintenance design and execution with the goal of minimal operational interruptions. This position ensures the proper operational support to meet the business and operational needs of the site(s). Essential Duties and Responsibilities Respond to work orders quickly and efficiently Provide highest level of customer support and service Troubleshoot and repair equipment as assigned Ensure that work sites and supply storage areas are appropriately stocked, and all tools are in working order Demonstrate knowledge of and operation of appropriate tools and equipment Performs daily, weekly and monthly maintenance rounds for assigned tasks and completes all logs and paperwork associated with their tasks Troubleshoot and repair equipment as needed Coordinate work orders with outside vendors as needed Coordinate and perform preventative maintenance programs Keep informed of relevant local and federal codes and disseminates information Test, inspect, troubleshoot and repair Boilers, HVAC systems and equipment. Manage and oversee selection of vendors including but not limited to painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC Oversee and maintain the manufacturing facility(s), all related support systems (e.g. Building/ Environmental Management, etc.) and equipment including temperature/ humidity/ differential pressure sensors and RODI system, etc. Perform facility audits to examine external and internal building structure Manage and oversee repair and preventative maintenance programs Establish and maintain contract test services and certifications for Cleanroom Monitoring Manage Safety Monitoring; PPE, eye-wash stations, fire extinguishers, evacuation planning and staging areas and other relative environmental conditions (as required). Position Requirements Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED required Coursework in plumbing, or general maintenance preferred Stationary Engineering license preferred. Requires 5+ years’ experience in functional area or related discipline. Requires 2+ years’ experience in Pharmaceutical GMP industry or equivalent. (Desirable) Strong knowledge and experience in Facility engineering repair and operation. JOB SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE: Maintenance = predictive technologies; schedules/ forecasting, vendor contracts, etc. Critical systems = Purified water, compressed air, electrical systems, room classifications, HVAC, Boilers/ Chillers, Generators, Building or Environmental Monitoring systems, etc. Technical project management = On time execution, on time budget compliance with excellent quality output Skills – Technical Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties including Company management and outside business associates Strong attention to details Excellent training and motivational skills Ability to exercise independent judgment consistent with department guidelines Ability to adhere/respond to established time frames and schedules Displays technical skills and working familiarity with department procedures and processes Able to learn and apply new maintenance techniques after appropriate training Demonstrates ability to work in a fast-paced environment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to hear and speak to employees and business associates on the phone and in person Exposure to manufacturing/laboratory environment such as noise, dust, odors, and fumes Occasionally required to lift up to 20 lbs. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility Pharmaceutics International, Inc. (“Pii") is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including supporting applicants and employees with a disability or protected veterans, as well as any other status protected by law.
Pharmaceutics International, Inc. (Pii) is a science-driven contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with a single campus in Hunt Valley, MD USA, offering unparalleled scientific insight and depth of product knowledge while supplying high-quality dosage forms that enhance the lives of patients worldwide.
Founded in 1994, Pii has grown from 12 employees to over 280 scientists and support staff and over 360,000 square feet of space in the U.S. Pii’s cGMP facilities are state-of-the-art and contain over 70 manufacturing rooms as well as containment suites for handling high potency compounds and hormones, dedicated manufacturing suites for oral products (e.g. soft gels) and injectables (e.g. vials and syringes), a formulation development center and state-of-the-art analytical laboratories.