Maintenance Engineering Technician

Slough, United Kingdom

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

We have an exciting new position available for a Maintenance Engineering Technician to join our team of true professionals in Slough. This is a brilliant job opportunity for a driven and experienced technician with mechanical and electrical background and experience working in highly regulated industry to come and join the team!

As an Maintenance Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for maintenance, calibration & repair for equipment throughout the Slough campus as per delivery schedule. The role will also involve ensuring equipment is safe and compliant to cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) standards.

Working Schedule: 07:00-19:00 for 2 day and then 19:00-07:00 for 2 nights then 4 days off shift basis

Key responsibilities – Maintenance Engineering Technician

  • Ensure all engineering work is carried out to Lonza EHS, standards
  • Ensure all work is carried out and documented to the highest standards to meet Lonza cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) requirements
  • Deliver all maintenance activities
  • Complete planned and unplanned maintenance
  • Solve technical problem following RCA (Root Cause Analysis) techniques
  • Take an ownership of assigned work packages
  • Support the team initiative in developing planned maintenance using RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Support the team initiative to continuously improve engineering systems and process and the equipment the department maintains

Key requirements

  • Post apprenticeship experience (with a mechanical bias) in a maintenance environment working on production / R&D equipment.
  • Understanding of mechanical production equipment i.e. pumps, centrifuges, pressure-reducing sets etc.
  • Calibration and instrumentation experience
  • Willingness to participate in a shift rota and callout system
  • Experience in working to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards and  in a ‘clean room’ environment is preferable but not essential

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R15889