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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Equipment Maintenance Technician

Department: Facilities

Purpose of the Position:

This position is responsible for providing support for on-going production operations, preventative maintenance of equipment, and equipment installations. The position includes hands on maintenance, upkeep, and trouble-shooting on facilities and process equipment.

Facilities Technicians are expected to diagnose building and equipment problems and make necessary repairs in a timely and efficient manner and carry out preventive maintenance on process equipment and plant systems and equipment.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute work order requests managed through the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)

  • Schedule and perform preventive maintenance and assist with calibration of equipment and systems.

  • Diagnose problems with buildings or equipment.

  • Provide service and support to all departments.

  • Assist with installation of equipment and with generating basic safety and maintenance procedures for new equipment

  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement related to equipment efficiency, uptime, and building conditions

  • Communicate and coordinate work with outside contractors and services companies.

  • Record efforts performed in preventative maintenance, repairs, or other equipment services in accordance with Good Documentation Practices

  • Write and/or review SOPs with guidance from manufacturer, Quality Assurance, and Engineering

  • Perform and properly document deviation investigations, CAPAs, preventative maintenance, and other related document types

    Job Knowledge Required:

  • High school diploma required

  • Associates Degree, Certification, or License in any relevant maintenance trade preferred

  • General understanding of the key elements of process maintenance: electrical, HVAC, plumbing and piping systems, pumps, compressors, valves, controls, chemical handling and safety

  • 5+ years of maintenance/repair experience.

  • Experience working in a cGMP environment is preferred

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