Limited Supervising Electrician
United States, Bend (Oregon)

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.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Limited Supervising Electrician at their Bend, Oregon location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safety of all electrical installations and electrical equipment in all Lonza-Bend facilities
  • Install, troubleshoot and repair all electrical systems under the direction of the Sr. Manager, Maintenance and Sr. Manager, Engineering.
  • Work through Change Control process and documentation for all GMP changes.
  • Assist with electrical code review of electrical designs, installations, and upgrades as needed
  • Assist with installation, troubleshooting, and design of new installations in coordination with Automation and Electrical Engineers.
  • Utilize safe working practices and safe work permits in all situations.  Examples include lockout tag out, proper PPE, ladder safety, lifting equipment, and use of man lifts.
  • Assist with identifying and writing necessary energy control procedures.
  • Provide project management of electrical contractors.
  • Maintain proper electrical spare parts and work area.
  • Utilize work order system to plan and document work.
  • Maintain continuing education as required by the State of Oregon
  • Assist with Arc Flash program requirements.
  • Provide updates to electrical drawings
  • Direct authority to halt any and all operations, which pose unsafe electrical or mechanical hazards
  • Maintains site electrical permit with City and County.
  • May have technical oversight of and training  for Journeyman, Limited Maintenance and Apprentice Electricians.
  • Some heavy lifting required
  • Ability to identify hazards
  • Dispose of electrical items under Federal and local codes
  • Perform other duties as needed

Key Requirements:

  • State of Oregon Limited Supervising Electrician license or higher is required.
  • Experience working as a Limited Supervising Electrician in an industrial/manufacturing facility is required.
  • Maintenance experience a plus.
  • Experience with Hazardous Area classifications (NFPA 70 Article 500) is required.
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems a plus.
  • Low voltage and controls experience a plus.
  • May be required to work evenings and/or weekends

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: R59392