Process Systems Technician
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - King of Prussia Posted Date: Jun 24 2021 Are you looking for an opportunity to maintain the accuracy of vendor data into GSK's systems? If so, this is the role for you. As Process Systems Technician you will be part of the team supporting Clinical Supply in a Biopharmaceutical GMP manufacturing pilot plant and laboratories. The role requires agility to troubleshoot and repair a broad range automated and mechanical process equipment. You will work within the Engineering Department part of R&D Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Supply (BPDS). This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following: Repair and maintain process equipment and facilities in a GMP regulated clean room manufacturing setting. Learn and work on a wide variety of biopharmaceutical process systems, lab analytical instruments, and facility equipment: mammalian cell culture single use bag reactors, stainless steel microbial fermenters and vessel/piping systems, incubators, centrifuges, downstream protein purification/filtration systems, equipment washers, autoclaves, batcher heat exchangers, CIP systems, cold rooms, freezers, and liquid nitrogen freezers. Troubleshoot instruments and controls for flow, temperature, pressure, optical, mass, pH, level, conductivity, weight, speed, and time. Mechanical work on piping systems, vessels, pumps, agitators Electrical work on automatic/pneumatic controls, solid state electronics, distributed control systems (DCS), and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Problem solve, test, repair, and document activities as part of corrective maintenance activities. Execute preventive maintenance (PMs), which may be both mechanical and electrical in nature, to ensure that all equipment and facilities are cGMP compliant, documented, and are running safely. Operate both independently and part of multi-disciplined teams. Work with contractors and equipment manufacturer representatives as well as internal partners such as HVAC, calibration, electricians, piping, and testing techs. Work mainly 1st shift with intermittent 2nd shift and occasional weekend coverage. Also, occasional off hour on call support for troubleshooting of process equipment and utilities alarms. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Work history requirements: 2+ years' experience working in a manufacturing facility (preferably in pharmaceutical) or the military. Education requirements: combination or any of the following will be considered: technical or engineering degree, military training, vocational trade school. Experience working with electrical, controls, instrumentation, computer automated, and pneumatic systems. Ability to read procedures, work instructions, schematics, drawings, technical manuals and then perform necessary operations for equipment installation or repair. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Familiar with OSHA safety standards and ability to learn and execute Safe Work Permits (PTW), Lock-out-Tag-out (LOTO), Hazardous Energy Control Procedures (HECP), and Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) practices. Capability to learn new computer skills and current working knowledge in software applications such as Excel and Word. Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities: Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning. Sustaining energy and well-being. Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations. Budgeting and cost-consciousness. If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). 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