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Facilities Maintenance Tech III

MedImmune, LLC

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Location:
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted Date:
3/26/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
R-004244
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

                             
                                       Location:Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-004244

Posted date: Feb. 28, 2017

                                                     
                           


 

   If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.  

 

   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a Facilities Maintenance Tech III in Gaithersburg MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

 

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  

 

   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

     Position Summary    

   Responsible for the installation, operation, and / or general maintenance of all equipment    
   and components that support the facility. This may include some or all of the following:    
   HVAC, Purified water, cooling towers, chillers, steam boilers etc., as well as any other task assigned. Must be able to trouble shoot problems in the event of mechanical failure of equipment and be able to recommend parts needed for the effective repair of such. Will work on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Must be able to understand and write SOP's as required to perform duties related to this position.  

 

   Responsibilities:  

 

   Responsible for mechanical repairs and in house repairs throughout facility. Performs work within multiple maintenance trades ie. carpentry/painting, electrical, plumbing and mechanical repair. Performs routine equipment/system repair, lab/office repair/renovation, system/equipment installation and system/equipment preventive maintenance/sanitization. Makes periodic or special inspections of facility equipment/systems to determine repair work necessary and to confirm system/equipment operation is within specified parameters. Will be required to assist in Project Management throughout the facilities and oversee the work of contractors. Independent thinking and decision making is required.  

   Additional Job Functions:    
   Use basic & precision hand tools    
   Utilize precision measuring instruments    
   Must be able to read, write and utilize complicated drawings, mathematics, handbook formulas, and a variety of precision measuring instruments.    
   Read mechanical schematics/piping diagrams  

   Education and Experience:    
   Certificate of Completion at a 2 year technical trade school or, High School diploma with experience in maintenance trades working in Pharma, Biotech or other highly regulated industry, Journeyman  

   Minimum 3yrs cGMP or cGxP experience.  

 

   Experience in the maintenance trades, trade knowledge in a specialized field or process  

 

   Must be able to work (troubleshoot/perform repairs) in a clean room environment.  

 

   Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.  

 

   Outlook, Internet Explorer, Capability to Utilize Various Programs Developed for Day to Day Operations & Specialty Maintenance PM Software to have Knowledge of Purified water systems, Pre-treatment, RO Skids, Carbon towers, CDI/EDI's and WFI Still's.  

 

   Tig Weld and Fabricate Stainless Steel    
   MIllwright abilities, Equipment set up and rigging  

   Overtime as required    
   On-call after hours support  

   Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation  

   Next Steps – Apply today!  

 

   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

 

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.  AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.  

   ~LI-MEDI  

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