Senior Automated Machinery Technician - 2nd Shift


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Posted Under: Minneapolis, Minnesota jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 55401
Posted On: 2020-08-03 00:00:00

Location: Minneapolis, MN COVID-19: This client is actively hiring during the COVID-19 crisis. Please apply! For almost a century our client has been dedicated to producing pharmaceuticals that improve lives. Their success stems from a commitment to high standards of quality and ethics which has resulted in many awards over decades. This global manufacturer is dedicated to the community and the health and wellbeing of their employees as well, offering a generous PTO policy, 11 paid holidays, and you also get PTO on your birthday, employee assistance programs, and a wellness program. Full benefits provided including medical/dental & vision, generous 401K matching contribution, profit-sharing plan, tuition assistance, and more. General Summary This position is 2nd shift Monday through Friday 3pm - 11:00pm With minimal direction from the Lead Technicians and Maintenance Supervisor repairs, the Sr. Automated Machinery Technician repairs, maintains, and assists operations from all departments to ensure automated packaging line and large scale manufacturing equipment is maintained. Completes machinery repairs following all required safety practices and completes required documentation to ensure compliance to cGMPs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Effectively troubleshoots and resolves difficult/advanced automated machinery/mechanical equipment issues utilizing a systematic logical approach until the root cause is identified. Completes work orders and preventative maintenance tasks using fundamental, mechanical applied knowledge and experience. Ensures self and others compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices, corporate policies, and procedures. Provides direction to the department/shift in the absence of the Lead Technician. Demonstrates the ability to train others. Fabricates/repairs failed components as needed. Advanced programming of electronic devices including VFDs, PLCs, and other various controllers. Designs / fabricates complex machinery to facilitate operations as needed. Effective and efficient decision making and prioritization skills. Identifies inefficiencies and improvements and offers effective solutions. Maintains adequate critical spare parts inventory for assigned functional areas. Assists with the procurement of parts /quotes for budgeted items. Coordinates and leads the installations of new equipment, modifications, and enhancements. Supports the engineering department with various projects and initiatives. Works with outside contractors/vendors. Maintain and repair HVAC and supporting utility equipment. Provides direction to department team members with complex issue resolution. Creates troubleshooting /rebuilding documentation guides. Provide support at meetings as directed. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Vocational degree in automated machinery systems or equivalent from a two-year college and 7 years work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment; OR high school diploma (or equivalent) and 10 years work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment. Preferred work experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, food manufacturing, or electronics. Advanced understanding/skills working with: electronics, PLC programming, electrical controls, pneumatics, fluid power encoders /resolvers, stepper motors, servo drives, VFDs, control loops, thermocouples, and safety systems. Experience working in a GMP environment strongly preferred.