HVAC Maintenance Mechanic

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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.

The HVAC Maintenance Mechanic Level is responsible for preventive maintenance of Air Handlers, Walk-in Cold Room and Freezer systems, periodic inspections of HVAC systems to ensure proper operation and perform daily checks/repairs in compliance with company and departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  Individual will work in a fast-paced, safety-oriented, team environment and will maintain records to comply with Good Manufacturing Practice requirements to include detailed documentation of work performed in both electronic and written form and will routinely use the TrackWise electronic Quality Management System. 

Shift is 6am-6pm; Sun-Tues and every other Wednesday.

Participation in the HVAC On-Call rotation is required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform daily inspections of HVAC systems to ensure proper operation.
  • Execute moderate to complex troubleshooting and repair of plant and utility systems in the Portsmouth manufacturing facility and assist/coordinate contractors and vendors to ensure equipment is maintained in full operational status.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of HVAC and laboratory equipment in the Portsmouth manufacturing facility.
  • Maintains records to comply with Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining current training on all related aspects of job.

Key requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, relevant Associate Degree or Certification preferred.
  • Significant working experience in HVAC equipment maintenance environment.
  • EPA Refrigerant recovery certification (holds or can obtain).
  • A working knowledge of shop math, ability to read and write. Intermediate mechanical knowledge.
  • Can troubleshoot, use hand tools and can read complex mechanical, piping, electrical and equipment drawings. Basic computer skills are required. The ability to comprehend and apply Standard Operating Procedures on a continual basis in all facets of the job.
  • Commitment to perform all work in a safe manner. The ability and desire to excel in a fast paced, inclusive team environment which prides itself on providing the highest level of service to our internal customers. Desire to interact in a professional, helpful manner with staff at all levels within the organization on a regular basis.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if it is not achieved ethically.

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.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R23145