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Date:  Jan 19, 2023

Raleigh, NC (USA), US

Job Type:  Long-term/regular

Job Summary

The Technician is responsible for the daily results of their process maintenance team, continuous improvement of their team’s skillsets, and communication with the Engineering and Maintenance Supervisor. This is a hands-on position that requires nearly 100% of time to be spent on the production floor working on the equipment.

Position Responsibilities


  • Respond to maintenance requests from the production team as assigned by the shift lead, remediating the issue in a timely fashion
  • Maintain preventative maintenance schedules
  • Work with OEM’s to obtain technical support via phone/email

Position Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Fluent in all kinds of technical documentation including but not limited to drawings, schematics, blueprints, and PNID’s (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam, etc)
  • Hands on experience with automated equipment, PLC’s, manufacturing, and robotics
  • Proficiency using digital multimeter, oscilloscope, and basic hand tools
  • Deep knowledge of instrumentation used in automated machinery (PNP/NPN, types of proximity sensors, analog/digital, amplitude/sensitivity, etc)
  • Experience with the following systems and their associated components: steam (preferably clean steam), pneumatic, hydraulic, and water (preferably WFI)
  • Ability to complete work in a cGMP compliant fashion, with all associated paperwork and environments (clean areas, sterile gowning, ISO 5)
  • Proficiency with Office 365 products, particularly Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to input clear and concise information into shift notes
  • Prior use of RCA to determine failure mode, including creating and implementing solutions to prevent reoccurrence of the failure

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working in a cGMP environment and the requirements associated (change controls, cleanliness, 21CFR)
  • PLC programming/diagnosis at the single rung level
  • Competency with general fabrication (machining, GTAW welding, sheet metal forming, etc)
  • Electrical, mechanical, or automation engineering or design
  • Experience maintaining fill/finish, packaging, and sterilizing equipment in a pharmaceutical or F&B environment
  • Administering training, preferably technical, and mentorship of peers/direct reports
  • Experience with Maximo or other CMMS system