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Facility Maintenance Tech at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rockville, Maryland





Job Description:

Are you a Facility Maintenance professional who is looking for an opportunity with a Biopharmaceutical company?  If so, this opportunity as a Facility Maintenance Technician could be just the right role for you to explore.

Facility Maintenance Technicians will have increasing levels of responsibility as they move up in grade. Technicians are responsible for mechanical maintenance, service calls, and in-house repairs throughout the facility. They perform work in mechanical maintenance trades and perform routine equipment maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. They also make periodic or special inspections of equipment to ensure operability and to determine necessary repairs. They may work from rough sketches and drawings.

The position requires a strong technical background. The candidate should have a detailed understanding of electrical and mechanical activities in a Biotech and/or pharmaceutical facility. They must also understand, and abide by, applicable cGMP requirements.

Individual should be familiar with FDA and cGMP requirements and implementing and maintaining procedures to meet such guidelines

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…


  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs on building utility systems and bio-pharmaceutical production equipment.

  • Must work effectively with outside contractors.

  • Works on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations.

  • Assists with the development and improvement of department procedures, documents, and operating and maintenance practices.

  • Works and participates effectively in a team environment; within the department, with other departments, and with outside contractors.

  • As required, will serve as the on call technician 24 hours a day for emergency situations that may arise.

  • Requires supervision of outside contractors performing facility and equipment related services.

  • Requires technician level operation of the EAMS data base

  • Other duties as assigned.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:


  • Strong organizational skills are a must.

  • Minimum 1 year cGMP experience

  • 3-6 years experience with a biopharmaceutical company

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

Production experience is a plus

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, rigor 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

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