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Mechanic at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: St. Louis, Missouri





Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Support operations line performance through maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance, installation of new equipment and improvement ideas, and troubleshooting.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.  These responsibilities include some of the following:


  • Comply with all operational, safety, process safety, environmental permits, Quality policies, procedures and training requirements.  Comply with all local and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Diagnose equipment performance concerns and coordinate consensus resolution with Engineering, Operations, and Technical support groups internal and external to the facility.

  • Perform line changeovers, which include the disassembly and re-assembly of Packaging/Manufacturing related line equipment and or Facility/Utility related equipment.  Support  Engineering/Maintenance Team and Operations Tech development, succeeding in a team environment.

  • Support Operations line performance, working closely with team associates for achievement of line performance goals.  Ability to troubleshoot processing equipment and high speed packaging equipment.

  • Perform assigned maintenance on time in order to sustain line performance and document all work, preventative and breakdown related, in CMMS. Maintain department/work area/shop cleanliness, knowledge of GMPs and SOPs.

  • Utilize root cause analysis to resolve equipment breakdown and performance issues

  • Install new and repair existing equipment from written specifications such as blueprints, equipment manuals, engineering sketches, and verbal instruction.

  • Skilled in machinists’ hand tools, measuring instruments and power tools—hammer drills, grinders, benders, etc.  Ability to make machine parts using a lathe, milling machine, surface grinders and other machine shop equipment.

  • Create material lists after obtaining proper authority; order all materials necessary to complete tasks.  Utilize CMMS program to process workorders and PMs. Recommend ideas of equipment improvements to eliminate repetitive repairs.

  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance, inspection, and general mechanical repairs and service in the areas of, but not limited to, drywall, pipefitting, painting, concrete work, core drilling, and plumbing (as designated building maintenance emphasis).

  • Ensure Quality and Compliance in accordance with established procedures and standards of the Quality System.

  • Comply with and support the GSK Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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


  • High School diploma, Vocational or technical schooling

  • 5 years of experience in troubleshooting and repairing equipment in a manufacturing environment, proficiency in troubleshooting mechanical systems

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Apprenticeship program

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

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