Posted on 31st July 2019
Senior Production Maintenance Technician
Curium was formed in 2017 through the union of IBA Molecular and Mallinckrodt Nuclear Medicine LLC. Curium is a world-class nuclear medicine solutions provider with over 100 years of combined industry experience. We are proud to service over 14 million patients worldwide each year and strive to provide best-in-class quality products and exceptional, reliable service.
Our diverse group of industry experts is unified under one strong and singular focus – to develop, manufacture and supply SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to customers around the globe. In fact, we have over 6,000 customers in over 70 countries world-wide.
At Curium, every single dose counts in helping doctors and patients diagnose and treat disease. That means every single employee counts toward meeting this unified objective to help each patient live “Life Forward”. We have an amazing team that lives by our core values every single day – integrity, commitment and collaboration. Come grow with us!
Summary of Position
To support preventative maintenance and repairing of production equipment and special projects as required of the manufacturing department. Perform a variety of duties in electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic or optical areas, including troubleshooting, adjusting, testing, and maintaining manufacturing equipment, components, devices, or systems.
- Saturday – Wednesday (5 eight-hour shifts per week)
- 7 pm to 3:30 am
- Ability to work overtime when necessary
- Work from schematics, engineering drawings, and written or verbal instructions
- Perform all assigned PM’s and work orders on time and make preventative maintenance checks and inspections as required.
- Perform functionality and alignment checks; make adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed.
- Perform preventative maintenance on various pieces of manufacturing and associated support equipment.
- Respond to production-down issues in a manner that minimizes downtime.
- Troubleshoot electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanical system in an industrial environment.
- Determines best course of action to make repairs. Sets and/or adjusts priorities to ensure safety and reliability of production equipment and support systems.
- Test equipment after repairs and leave equipment and area in a clean, safe condition.
- Operate related equipment, conduct tests and report data in prescribed format.
- Use predetermined methods, sequences, and setups to inspect or test specific equipment or product; making modifications and adjustments as necessary.
- Be self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team when needed.
- Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness, and compliance to safety guidelines and SOP’s.
- Follow and promote on-the-job safety expectations, including wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and following cGMP rules and guidelines in all designated areas.
- Maintain proper housekeeping expectations.
- Two year degree in Electrical Automation, Industrial Maintenance, Electronics, Electrical systems or related field required or equivalent training in Armed Forces training schools.
- Six to eight years of experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing industrial equipment and/or automation systems, preferably in pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.
- Must have experience with the following:
- AC/DC electrical power systems / supplies o Industrial manufacturing equipment, automated systems
- Automation electronics, electrical controls / PLCs
- Proximity and optical sensors, signal wiring / connectivity
- AC/DC motors
- Basic soldering
- Strong troubleshooting skills, with and without schematics
- General mechanical proficiency / use of variety of hand tools
- Use of voltmeter and other general-purpose test equipment
The following experience is preferred:
- Pneumatics, hydraulics and associated controls
- Licensed electrician or equivalent background in high voltage electrical.
- Vacuum pumps / systems
- Sterilization chambers (steam supplied autoclaves)
- General plumbing proficiency
- Electro-mechanical systems / servos
- WFI or USP water systems
- Circuit board repair
- Ethernet communications / wiring
- Building Management Systems
- Reverse engineering
- Root Cause Analysis
Organizational Relationships / Scope:
Must be willing to work on cross-functional teams to solve various equipment and process issue throughout the manufacturing department. A direct report to the Manufacturing Department’s Technical Team Leader / Principal Manufacturing Engineer.
- Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
- Responsibilities also include the ability to lift up to 70 pounds, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist upper body, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs and ladders without accommodation.
- Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
- May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
- Must be able to work outside of regular work hours, work rotating shifts, weekends, and overtime, as necessary.
- Must be able to serve in an “on-call” status during designated weeknight and weekend hours in support of manufacturing operations.
- Willingness to work around mechanical and moving parts, around low and high voltages, with exposure to dust, dirt, odors and irritants.
- Close attention to detail required, and must possess good hand-eye coordination.
- Willingness to work in a team-based environment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Curium is an equal opportunity employer and believes everyone deserves respect, dignity and equality. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.