Maintenance Mechanic - Mount Vernon, IN - Global Operations

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Maintenance Mechanic in Mount Vernon, IN, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.
Global Operations is fundamental to our purpose of delivering life-changing medicines to patients, touching every aspect of our business and providing a platform for everything that we do. We harness the specialist talents of 13,000 people around the world - 20% of our global workforce. With 30 production facilities in 18 countries we're focused on supplying our medicines with care, quality and efficiency, reducing the time from lab to patient. Keen to bridge the gap between science and patients? Turn research into reality? And forge a global career that's full of possibilities, as part of a world-class team? Come and thrive in our vibrant, energizing, connected and supportive culture and make a real difference to patients.
This position is responsible for multi-craft maintenance activities in assigned functional areas to ensure production and/or facility equipment operates efficiently and in compliance with FDA requirements.
Responsibilities include:
Perform Preventive and Predictive Maintenance on equipment in the assigned areas including: inspections, calibrations, and scheduled overhauls or improvements.
Use analytical troubleshooting skills to recognize equipment problems, identify true cause, and recommend/implement solutions that prevent problem re-occurrence.
Perform mechanical and electrical equipment repairs in the assigned area including equipment adjustments and fabrication.
Troubleshoot and resolve control system and instrumentation issues.
Work with Supervisors, Operators, Engineers, and other Mechanics/Technicians to identify and implement opportunities to improve equipment/production efficiencies.
Participate in cross-functional teams as assigned to support continuous improvement, quality improvements, and equipment installation/modification.
Provide training/coaching as needed to other mechanics and operators.
Perform and document work in compliance with SOP's, Safety Health & Environment (SHE) standards and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). To include: work orders, PMs, logbooks, and permits.
Respond to multiple equipment/production problems and prioritize or change assignments as needed to meet production demands.
Uses computer systems including, but not limited to, e-mail, CMMS, and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Database.
Effectively communicates problems and issues to peers and management thru verbal and documented communication.
Executes work in compliance with GMPs, site policies, work instructions, and SOPs.
Immediately reports deviations related to products or equipment that could compromise product quality or safety.
Maintains a safe work environment by following all Health & Safety policies and procedures; immediately reports potential unsafe conditions to supervision.
Must be able to work as needed during other shifts and weekends when production and/or equipment maintenance coverage is needed.
Performs other related duties assigned by supervision.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of five (5) years' experience in a pharmaceutical production environment or 8+ years as maintenance mechanic in an industrial production environment
Completion of a state accredited Journeyman or technical school program, or equivalent formal education and field experience, demonstrating commensurate proficiency in at least 2 of the following areas:
Mechanical maintenance of production equipment
Utility systems maintenance
Electrical Maintenance
Instrumentation and Controls
Mechanical Fabrication/Machine Shop
AAS in an Engineering Technology
Understanding and operational familiarity with PC/PLC control systems.
Pharmaceutical/ cGMP maintenance training and experience
Facilities and utilities equipment maintenance experience including: HVAC, boilers, air compressors, purified water, and electrical distribution systems.
Material Handling equipment maintenance experience including: automated cranes, conveyers, sorting systems, and forklifts
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