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Facilities & Equipment Technician at Emergent BioSolutions

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Job Description:

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Facilities & Equipment Technician is responsible for maintenance and operational support of all equipment and areas needed for the manufacture of RSDL at the Hattiesburg, Mississippi manufacturing facility. Additional duties may include shipping and receiving, procurement, and other duties as needed.
Comply with cGMP regulations, adhere to company policies, and adhere to SOP and Batch Record directions
Set up and operation of automated manufacturing line
Monitor and adjust equipment during operation
Troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic and mechanical issues that arise
Focus to continually improve processes throughout the manufacturing and packaging areas.
Perform equipment cleaning
Coordinates and performs preventive/reactive maintenance on production and facility equipment
Maintains detailed maintenance records
Coordinates contracted maintenance activities with vendors
Assists in qualification of equipment / facilities as needed
Applies creative and sound troubleshooting techniques to generate timely solutions to problems
Establish procedures with some supervision
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.
Education, Experience & Skills
2-3 years of experience in electrical, mechanical and/or pneumatic equipment operation and maintenance.
Associates or Bachelor degree in mechanical or electronics discipline preferred
PLC and process control troubleshooting skills preferred
Must possess the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner while gathering and analyzing information skillfully
Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity, and rely on collaboration, limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
IV: Physical/Mental Requirements (use the information you selected on the Physical Demands Questionnaire)
Type/keyboard, visual acuity, good eye/hand coordination, stand, walk, sit, twist/turn, climb, reach outward, reach above shoulder, hand dexterity, bend, squat/kneel, sense of feel, sense of hearing, sense of smell, lift/carry 40-60 lbs, and pull 75-100 lbs. Use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Use hand tools. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, calibrate precise measurements, problem solve, make decisions, supervise, plan, communicate, build relationships, innovate, observe safety and security procedures, prepare written communications, and prepare transaction documents. Work outdoors, around noise above conversation level, in hot/cold temperatures, in high humidity, where ventilation is needed, in multiple locations, and with restricted access to cleanrooms.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.