Utilities Instrumentation Technician (Multiple Positions)
About the Job
Accountable for all instrumentation and control diagnosis, analysis and repair of utilities and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing process equipment which could include but is not limited to\: air handling units, dust collectors, air compressors, water systems, among others. Also responsible for providing instrumentation and control preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance duties in utilities areas and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing on all instrumentation and control equipment. This position must comply with all Security Guidelines, Environmental Health and Safety regulations, SOP’S and the current Good Manufacturing Practices. Performs daily preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance to instrumentation and control equipment related to manufacturing, packaging and, utilities equipment and ancillary controls (HVAC, Steam, Compressed Air, etc.). Performs basic mechanical, electrical and computerized systems troubleshooting and corrective repairs. Performs proactive calibration maintenance (CAL) and planned activities as per schedule or planner requests, complying with deadlines and timely documentation of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Maintains tracking of daily job assignments and documentation to comply with departmental objectives and goals reaching expected key performance indicators (KPIs). Selects and recommends spares and necessary parts for stock purposes in order to minimize process downtime in replacement activities for existing and new equipment. Attends and completes (in the electronic training tool) all coordinated regulatory and non-regulatory trainings. Performs other maintenance equipment duties as requested. Participates in instrumentation or control modifications, rearrangements or minor projects. Supports manufacturing validations activities. Provides mechanical support to manufacturing, packaging and utilities projects. Performs any other activity when required based on business needs, not necessarily in the assigned area or area of expertise.Qualification:
Associate Degree in Electronics or Instrumentation. Five (5) years of experience in a pharmaceutical industry with proven instrumentation experience. Knowledge of electronics, controls, electrical and mechanical concepts and its relationship to the following manufacturing equipment instrumentation and control or their auxiliary systems. Knowledge of programmable logic controller (PLC) technology, behavior and interpretation of schematics. Capability to interpret Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), electrical, mechanic and PLC drawings and diagrams. Proven instrumentation and controls experience in manufacturing and/or packaging and ancillary systems. Familiarized with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Knowledge on basic mechanical troubleshooting that can include but is not limited to\: motors, pumps, valves, seals, and other mechanical devices. Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose instrumentation, controls and basic mechanic situations on process equipment. Knowledge in personal computers with exposition to\: Microsoft (Windows, Words, Excel and Power Point). Should read technical English and equipment manuals. Willing to work irregular hours, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays.