• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe As aMaintenance Mechanic III in Frederick, MD, youll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients lives It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing

Main Responsibilities


Position is to perform preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance on process and utility equipment in support of a Multi-Product Large Scale Biologics Manufacturing Facility, which operates 24/7

Very Good knowledge of process equipment such as Bioreactors, centrifuges, purification processing skids, purification columns, glasswashers, and autoclaves
Good knowledge of Utility and facility equipment such as HVAC, refrigeration, boiler, chiller, cooling tower, pumps & drives, RODI, WFI, and clean steam systems Full knowledge of all aspects of mechanical maintenance required for these systems
Experience performing mechanical maintenance activities such as valve rebuilds (diaphragm, ball valves, gate valves, proportional control valves), pump rebuild including seals (positive displacement, air pumps, peristaltic, and centrifugal pumps), agitator maintenance including seal replacements, motor-pump replacement/alignment, and heat exchanger repairs Full knowledge of all aspects of mechanical maintenance required for these systems
Capable of performing work in the mechanical, pipefitting, or plumbing trades
Detail oriented and be able to complete any required (GxP) documentation
Additional Job Functions
Use basic hand tools
Must be able to read, write and utilize drawings, mathematics, formulas
Read mechanical schematics and piping diagrams P&IDs
Must be able to work in a clean room environment
Candidate must possess basic computer skills
Must have ability to communicate both orally and written in a clear manner
Considerable knowledge of the job Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
Limited supervision No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments
Errors may be difficult to detect and would normally result in loss of customer business, material, or equipment to resolve
Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of the department or which may be of sensitive nature, requiring some explanation or interpretation
Conduct activities and interactions consistent with Company values and in compliance with the Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards relevant to your role Complete all required training on the AZ Code of Conduct and supporting Policies and Standards on time Report potential issues of non-compliance


High School diploma, technical school or Military training and experience in relevant field


5 to 10 years in a plant or equipment maintenance
Preference will be given to biotech/pharmaceutical experience

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 14th Mar 2020

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