Maintenance Technician - Sanborn


: $37,650.00 - $68,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Facility Maintenance

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Job Summary

Maintain production, facility, machinery, and mechanical equipment within an ISO/GMP certified manufacturing plant. Responsibilities include properly maintaining the equipment to ensure high quality products, utilizing the preventative maintenance, work order, calibration and ISO/GMP documentation systems. Job duties include, troubleshooting, electrical and mechanical repairs to equipment, and building service. New equipment installation and processes from start to finish. Provide training to operators in the setup and safe operation of the equipment.


  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic equipment, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains accurate history logs for all machines for use in identifying and diagnosing problems
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains electrical and electronic circuitry; hydraulic systems, plumbing, valving, filters, tanks, pumps, etc.
  • Repairs, maintains and builds facility equipment.
  • Provides training and guidance to set-up of machinery to manufacturing technician.
  • Strives to improve machine performance, and to minimize downtime through prior planning and quick thorough machine repairs.
  • Provides mechanical support for production personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High School diploma, Associates degree, Journeyman Card or 40 hours of higher continuing education in related area considered a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years of maintenance work experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Thorough understanding of maintenance, reliability, Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance, and Process Safety Management best practices, preferred
  • Experience working in an ISO Certified, FDA Regulated, or cGMP environment preferred
  • Must have industry experience with machine set-up fundamentals and solid troubleshooting skills on pack/fill equipment
  • KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Equipment/facility maintenance, technical understanding, basic safety, and power tools knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and self-motivated
  • Knowledge of process piping, auto valves, exhaust/dust collection systems, and screw/belt conveyors
  • Must be able to work on gearboxes, agitators, and pumps
  • Ability to repair electrical/mechanical machinery throughout the plant; necessary skills include: electrical, pneumatics, PLC logic, welding

    Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, dust or gases. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Required to stand and walk for a large part of the working day. Physical requirements include talking, hearing, bending/stooping, squatting, reaching above shoulder height, crouching, kneeling, balancing and pushing/pulling. Also requires some lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Use of both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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