Refrigeration Technician

Torrance, CA, US
Nov 06, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Refrigeration Technician will be responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, and corrective actions for all equipment utilizing refrigeration in current operation at the site. Working on medium and large refrigeration units including the timely completion of repairs while adhering to standard operating practices. In addition, he/she will be responsible for routine visual and physical inspections.

Your Tasks:

  • Functions as the principle refrigeration subject matter expert in the maintenance department
  • Responsible for maintenance and operational procedure for over six freeze dryers
  • Organize personal schedule to maximize productivity and time management
  • Participate in engineering designs, specifications selections, change of parts and implement necessary changes through engineering change control procedures
  • Maintain friendly, cooperative relations with customers, vendors, and employees
  • Collaborate with the validation department regarding change control requalification and validation of change
  • Participate in customer and end-user meetings related to refrigeration topics as the subject matter expert
  • Participate in writing, review and implementation of corrective actions related to mechanical or process deviation
  • Use understanding and knowledge of PLC control engineering to participate in making necessary changes in process and mechanical control
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance in PR and SOP writing, and participate in review and corrective action related to mechanical or process deviation of equipment
  • Complete paperwork required for equipment and maintenance data into the department's and calibration processes

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with at least 3 years related experience or
  • AA Degree with 7years related experience or
  • High school degree with 10 years' experience
  • Direct related experience with electronic controls and refrigeration system knowledge, including low temperature cascading systems and two stages compressor.
  • Specific knowledge of vacuum systems, hydraulic system and electrical circuit and control
  • Understanding / knowledge of PLC control
  • Strong analytical math and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in reading schematics and diagrams as well as other written materials
  • High level of safety awareness
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve equipment problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment
  • Flexibility of working hours based on business needs, may include some nights and occasional weekends


  • Experience with -50◦ Celsius refrigeration
  • Lyophilizer experience
  • Experience with Allen Bradley and OM RON PLC control

We Offer:

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company, you should seize this opportunity.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles