Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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 Facilities Maintenance Mechanic provides support to the site by operating and performing daily checks on Utility equipment and performing equipment troubleshooting and repairs in compliance with company and departmental SOPs. Individual will work in a fast-paced, safety-oriented, team environment and must have a working knowledge of all utility systems, become proficient at troubleshooting and repairing at least three of the utility systems, and become a system expert (demonstrate a complete understanding of the theory of operation and system design) of at least two utility systems. Individual 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes routine work orders as assigned by Facilities Supervisor/Lead Mechanic and maintains the Utility areas in a state of inspection readiness at all times. Oversee deliveries of process gasses and supplies and pickup of chemical waste
  • 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.
  • Maintains records to comply with Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining current training on all related aspects of job
  • Work with Level 1and 2 Mechanics to increase their knowledge of the utility systems and assist with their training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Requirements:

  • High School Diploma of Equivalent
  • Experience  in a maintenance related environment.
  • Experience in Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry performing equipment maintenance activities preferred.
  • A working knowledge of shop math, ability to read and write.
  • Intermediate mechanical knowledge.
  • Can read complex mechanical, piping and equipment drawings.
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite are required.
  • The ability to comprehend and apply Standard Operating Procedures on a continual basis in all facets of the job.
  • Can utilize troubleshooting/hand tools and can read complex mechanical, piping and equipment drawings.
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite are required.

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: R56005
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