High Purity Water Mechanic 2nd shift

Andover, Massachusetts
Oct 04, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what’s possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve

Working with Pfizer’s dynamic engineering team, you will play a critical part in managing the maintenance and reliability engineering activities involving the redesign, maintenance, and repair of utility systems, buildings, and production/non-production equipment.

You will be developing and applying your knowledge of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your receptiveness to new ideas will enhance the team’s ability to achieve goals and targets. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks and identify process issues or problems that involve direct application of your skills/knowledge.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair of production and facility equipment.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with applicable Standard Procedures, Policies and Regulations.
  • Read and interpret detailed blueprints and schematics.
  • Know general shop safety practices including handling and storage of potentially dangerous equipment.
  • Learn department and company policies and procedures, and develop solutions to routine problems based on them.
  • Participate in multi-craft work activities as required.
  • Lead the implementation of equipment modifications and assist in the validation documentation and associated execution.
  • Take ownership of manufacturing equipment performance.
  • Review Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) data, participate in investigations, and interact with operators to resolve equipment related reliability and efficiency issues.
  • Initiate and implement ideas to improve production processes to improve quality, safety and product costs.
  • Manage own time, professional development and be accountable for own results.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate effectively with various levels of employees.
  • The candidate will be responsible for providing operational monitoring and occasional maintenance of all high purity water and steam systems that support cGMP drug manufacture and clinical development. Hands-on experience in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the following is a must:
  • High purity water generation equipment such as vapor compression stills and reverse osmosis
  • Clean steam generators
  • Water treatment equipment such as water softeners, demineralizers, and mixed bed filters and carbon filtration.
  • Pumps and Ultraviolet sterilizes
  • Candidate will operate and monitor these systems in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and equipment manufactures’ operation and maintenance manuals. Candidate may also perform preventative and corrective maintenance activities single handedly or with the assistance of other mechanics.
  • Collecting water samples that supports cGMP drug manufacture using appropriate aseptic methods.
  • Performing chemical testing (hardness, chlorine, pH and silica) of high purity water pretreatment equipment.
  • Perform chemical and hot water sanitizations of equipment


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Manufacturing experience with knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices {cGMP}
  • Working knowledge of basic mechanics, drive systems, and lubrication principle
  • Functional or Technical Knowledge of basic discipline
  • Communication in developing and implementing solutions is critical
  • Able to read and understand blueprints

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Manufacturing/ Manufacturing Maintenance or Machine Set up experience
  • Aseptic Filling or Isolator Filling experience
  • Manufacturing experience with knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices {cGMP}


Schedule is on 2nd shift, from 3pm to 1am, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 hour nights.

Other Job Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 18, 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO  

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.