Maintenance Technician III

United States, Greenwood (South Carolina)

Maintenance Technician III

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. 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 Maintenance Technician III  will support all technical aspects of the operation during production.  This includes the complete understanding and control of all critical process parameters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participates in departmental meetings/teleconferences and provides technical input on action items
  • Provides input to key colleagues for DFS strategy development and implementation
  • Manages implementation of major DFS projects as directed by supervision
  • Total responsibility for all mechanical and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Total responsibility to maintain and update departmental PM program for all equipment including maintenance of EAMS software.
  • Total responsibility for sourcing, inventory, and maintenance of spare parts for all critical equipment and processes.
  • To support necessary technical functions of the DFS operation.  This will include new process and equipment startup, implementation, and validation.
  • Works closely with all DFS colleagues to develop and implement process improvement projects from inception to completion.
  • Must be able to work the appropriate shift required for this position.
  • Must be able to work overtime – more than 40 hours per week or 8 hours per day.
  • Attendance on plant site/office site is essential.
  • Must be able to work weekends or holidays as business needs dictate.
  • The Maintenance Technician III provides backup for other Maintenance Technicians.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key requirements:

  • High school graduate / GED as a minimum requirement.
  • Experience in capsule manufacturing preferred.
  • PLC troubleshooting experience preferred.
  • Must be able to interact with colleagues at all levels of the business.
  • Must be able to make timely and sound business decisions.
  • Must be able to work in intense situations, manage work stress and pressure.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a color vision screening assessment.
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 35 lbs. on an occasional 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 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: R38843