Allergan Equipment Technician III, Unit Dose Filling, B2 Shift in Waco, Texas

Equipment Technician III, Unit Dose Filling, B2 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at https://agn.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/6927/other-jobs-matching/location-only

Oct 08, 2018Post Date

184164Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Perform Maintenance duties required to support production goals while complying with quality standards and safety requirements. Diagnose production and / or packaging equipment to determine repair needs. Perform repairs in a timely manner and complete all required documentation in accordance with cGMPs and department SOP’s. Maintain equipment functionality through preventative maintenance program.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area during and at the end of each shift.

  • Assist Allergan in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies.

  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and cGMP’s.

  • Remain current on proper procedures by reviewing current, revised, and new SOP’s relating to the job and to the department.

  • Complete and remain current with all required cGMP and safety training.

  • Perform maintenance and repairs of production / packaging equipment to support the on-time delivery to customers, with a minimum amount of downtime.

  • Perform basic electrical/mechanical adjustments and repairs as needed.

  • Assist with set-up and changeovers of production / packaging equipment.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and coordinate corrective actions to reduce or eliminate defects, rejects, or equipment downtime.

  • Complete all required documentation associated with the repair and maintenance of production and / or packaging equipment.

  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and cGMP’s.

Requirements

  • Proficient in Electrical & Mechanical troubleshooting.

  • Proficient in Analytical Problem Solving.

  • Experience working in a cGMP or FDA regulated manufacturing environment preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.

  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

  • Knowledge of manual and automated production / packaging equipment.

  • Ability to use, clean, and store tools and other devices required for the performance of the job in a manner which prevents damage to the tools and / or equipment.

  • Ability to apply troubleshooting principles with industrial equipment.

Education

  • Two year Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Systems, Instrumentation, Electrical Systems, Electronics or similar field OR High School diploma or GED equivalent with two 2 – 3 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.