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Mechanic at Elanco

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Job Description:

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  • Troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance of bioreactors, fermentors, capping machines, cell growth equipment and associated support equipment. 

  • Implement metal work, sawing, welding, grinding, and filling.

  • The ability to perform detailed documentation of repair and preventive maintenance activities into a document detailing the problem, cause and remedy.

  • Collaborate with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts or equipment.

  • Furnish a complete set of hand tools.

  • Perform basic shop math and practical shop calculations with fractions, decimals, and percentages.

  • Provide basic measurements and measuring tools in either metric and/or US standard systems.

  • Implement metal work, sawing, welding, and grinding.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic AC/DC electricity and electronics, including 3-phase electrical systems to perform basic tasks involving electricity and electronics. 

  • Independently perform methods of measuring current, voltage, resistance, simple OHMS law calculations, and reading both electrical and mechanical schematics.

  • Proceed independently without direct supervision.

  • Perform general housekeeping to maintain the cleanliness of work areas

  • Use a computer to keep accurate and complete records, meeting cGMP documentation practices.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of mechanical systems to allow effective and efficient troubleshooting.

  • Follow department standard operating procedures

  • Perform jobs of the lower grades as required.

  • Follow OSHA standards and lockout tag out procedures.

  • Follow Procedures for the handling of hazardous wastes

  • Ability to pass aseptic gowning

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum degree required: High School Diploma/GED

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position. 

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status