Senior Mechanic - Boilers (Night Shift)
West Chester , Ohio
October 17, 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 Senior Mechanic - Boilers (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 Responsibilities As the Senior Mechanic, Facilities, you will perform execution of skilled trade tasks associated with the maintenance of site facilities on night shift.  Perform preventative (scheduled) and corrective/emergency (unscheduled) maintenance of equipment, systems, and/or facilities without supervision.

 Conduct troubleshooting activities.  Maintain equipment and systems.  Read SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and excerpts from technical documentation.  Complete required training.  Ensure proper documentation practices during job activities.  Perform visual inspections.  Gather, organize, and communicate operational information to others.  Participate in spill control, handling of hazardous materials, and first aid.  Use SAP and/or CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to manage logistics.  Communicate work progress to team on a continuing basis.  Guide others on SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), control documents, and/or other work instructions.  Provide development, and mentoring for others.  Identify temporary and permanent fixes to address issues.  Coordinate with representatives from other departments.  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 deviations when they occur.  Wear gowning, sterile garments, and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as required by specific activities.  Ensure proper documentation practices during maintenance processes.  Read and interpret diagrams, drawings, and other schematics.  Recommend and initiate activities to ensure area and equipment is maintained in a state of compliance.  Perform physical inspections of the site.  Pull necessary parts to complete a work order or ticket.
Other Duties:
  • Analyze trends in data in order to provide accurate descriptions, identify root causes, and/or identify solutions or improvements.
    review SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and/or work instructions for cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) manufacturing of commercial product.
  • Attend inter-departmental meetings to discuss matters involving the coordination of multiple departments. 
  • Interact with other departments to implement corrective/preventative actions.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to meet strategic goals.
  • Read technical publications and manuals
  • Provide input on the engineering of replacement parts.
  • Consult cross-functionally as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) on systems and/or processes within a functional area.
Essential Requirements
  • High school diploma and certification in boiler operations 
  • Requires state certification or licensure for high pressure boiler operator or stationary engineer
  • 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, low voltage electrical systems
  • 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.

A little about us:
At AstraZeneca, we believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

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