Operator Mechanic Technician - Manufacturing 3rd shift

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Responsible for setup and operation of Courtoy tablet presses. This requirement will be further expanded to any of the following technologies: Fluid bed granulation, High shear mixing, roller compaction, compression, encapsulation, coating & printing machines. Support maintenance technicians in the execution of preventive maintenance and troubleshooting activities. Assure product complies with its specifications, cGMP's and SOP's to guarantee on time, high quality product at a low cost. This position must comply with all Security Guidelines, Environmental Health and Safety regulations and the current Good Manufacturing Practices required by the job function.

  • Operates, monitors, and feeds Courtoy tablet presses or any of the following equipment to manufacture pharmaceutical solid dosage product following product specifications, cGMP and SOPs: Dispensing, Granulator (wet and dry granulations), Tableting, Film Coater, Encapsulation, and Printing machines.
  • Assures that all manufacturing documentation related to operation, cleaning are completed as required by manufacturing instructions.
  • Responsible to perform changeover & set-ups to all process equipment and to assist engineering/ maintenance staff to perform troubleshooting of defective manufacturing equipment indicating parts to be replaced and/or to be repaired.
  • Responsible for verification and installation of electric, electronic, pneumatic or mechanical parts physical condition, of critical equipment assemblies (wet granulation, compression, roller compactor, capsule filling), and start of equipment after cleaning activities are executed for all processing centers
  • Receives all ingredients (active and inactive) for dispensing to be used in the formulation of a drug product following established procedures assuring production materials availability
  • Cleans and sanitizes rooms (manufacturing room and wash room), dust collectors, storage containers (bins or vessels), and process equipment according to standard operating procedures.
  • Operates forklift for materials and equipment movement.

  • Technical degree or Associate degree in a technical field
  • Five (5) years’ experience in cGMP environment with 2 years of experience in mechanical, electronic, instrumental work in the industry
  • Operation excellence certification (yellow belt, green belt, lean or six sigma) is a plus
  • Certification by pharmaceutical equipment manufacturer (Fette, GEA, Glatt, Thomas Engineering, Bosch, Alexanderwerks) is a plus
  • Previous experience with usage of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as Maximo is a plus
  • Certification as train the trainer for pharmaceutical processing is a plus
  • Excellent Mathematical Skills
  • Strong knowledge in the installation, repairs and troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, and computerized equipment.
  • Knowledge in computers and/or Electronic Batch Records
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Mechanical Skills and a strong knowledge in the installation, repairs and troubleshooting of mechanical, electronic, and computerized equipment
  • Basic understanding of Process Equipment set-up and able to perform it repeatedly and according to SOPs.
  • Basic writing skills and ability to read, write, comprehend detailed technical information and directions in English/Spanish.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and provide resolutions using appropriate problem solving methodology.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to provide on the job training.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to resolve complex issues.
  • Ability to read technical equipment manuals (Spanish and English).

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

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