West Chester , Ohio
October 18, 2017
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 Mechanic (Night Shift) in West Chester, OH, you'll play a pivotal role in channelling 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.
Main Duties and ResponsibilitiesAs a Mechanic, you will provide expertise in a skilled trade to support the maintenance of site facilities.  You will prepare documentation of activities, actions, and/or results.  Read SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and excerpts from technical documentation.  Complete required training.  Ensure proper documentation practices during job activities.  Perform visual inspections.  Conduct troubleshooting activities.  Use SAP PM (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to manage logistics.  Communicate priorities and progress to team.  Identify temporary and permanent fixes to address issues.  Attend team meetings to discuss progress, initiatives, and/or other matters.  Monitor equipment and/or systems for performance and problem indicators.  Perform data entry.  Read, understand, and comply with cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), including general safety, lock outs, etc.  Report process deviations when they occur.  Wear gowning, sterile garments, and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as required by specific activities.  Perform preventative (scheduled) and corrective/emergency (unscheduled) maintenance of equipment, systems, and/or facilities without supervision.  Ensure proper documentation practices during maintenance processes.  Maintain equipment and systems.  Monitor and analyze process equipment performance.  Perform, in order of priority, work required in response to process equipment requests received through the Work Request System.  Read and interpret diagrams, drawings, and other schematics.  Recommend activities to ensure area and equipment is maintained in a state of compliance.  Pull necessary parts to complete a work order or ticket.
Interact with other departments to implement corrective/preventative actions.  Read technical publications and manuals.  Provide "off shift" support (for example: night shift support if you normally work day shift).  Provide input on the engineering of replacement parts.  Wear harnesses to climb into tanks.
Essential Requirements
  • High school diploma and/or certification in a skilled trade (electrical, boiler operations, etc.)
  • 1-2 years of experience
  • Ability to work night shift on 2/2/3 schedule including every other weekend
Desirable Requirements
  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline.  
  • Experience with building fire systems, plumbing, lighting, HVAC equipment (boilers, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, humidifiers, and air dryers), low voltage electrical systems, emergency diesel generators.  
  • Prior experience with CMMS. 
Next Steps - Apply today!To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience - it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

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