This position assists in maintaining and repairing the proper working condition of all company property, utility equipment, process equipment and HVAC systems. They must be able to perform onsite facilities repair and preventative maintenance work orders on all physical aspects of all buildings, manufacturing equipment, controls, landscape, and HVAC systems.
General knowledge in the repair and maintenance of the following equipment:
Standby Generators and UPS’s
Aseptic Gown Qualified (Required) Must become Aseptic Gown qualified within 4 months
Analyzes and solves technical maintenance problems, using test equipment to troubleshoot.
Work according to plan maintenance SOP’s,WPT’s, PMO’s and protocols
Black Seal License HP
Pure Steam Generators
Production Kettle Operation
Operation of Lab Hoods
A Working knowledge of all hand tools, meters, test manifolds
To be able to weld, solder, thread pipes, paint, construct and demo when needed
A good working knowledge of electrical wiring and installation, control wiring, PLC knowledge a plus
Understanding and able to manage a building management control system
The ability to communicate and work with outside contractors
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED required
Technical School Degree/Certificate in electrical/mechanical disciplined preferred
Minimum of two years' experience in the pharmaceutical facility management or Health Care Environment Preferred.
The ability to meet AKORN's attendance requirements. All full-time employees are required to work a 40 hour week, most of which has to be during "regular" business hours. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines. This position may require you to be on call on a rotating schedule
Must perform job duties in a safe manner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Should be able to lift or move a minimum of 50lbs
Should be able to climb a straight ladders/ and or stair case
Mental requirements include:
Ability to apply deductive reasoning and understand complicated issues.
Ability to receive instructions and follow work rules and company policies.
Ability to follow safety and security practices.
Ability to meet deadlines and effectively deal with office stress.
Ability to accurately communicate ideas, facts and technical information.
Maintain confidentiality of certain information.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions, moving parts, elevated heights, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat and cold, electric shock, explosives, and vibration
Who we are?
Aside from being a pharmaceutical industry leader with deep roots in the eye care community, Akorn has proven through the years, to be a company of clear vision. A vision of what it takes to continually develop and evolve in order sustain our mission, which is to improve patients' lives through the quality, availability and affordability of our products. Along with developing and manufacturing branded and generic ophthalmics, Akorn manufactures injectable, oral liquid, optic, topical, inhalant, and animal health products. To learn more please visit our website at www.Akorn.com .
Why choose us?
Akorn employees are modern day superheroes! That might sound like an exaggeration; however, when you think of it, superheroes help those in need. That is exactly what we do here at Akorn. If you choose to work with us, you are not choosing to work an ordinary job. You are choosing to make an impact in this world. You are choosing to have a career with purpose. If you are seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a difference for others, then put on your cape and join the team!!
What do we offer?
Growth and development opportunities
3 weeks PTO + Personal Days
9 company holidays
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefit Options
100% Paid Maternity Leave
Fast paced, family-oriented work environment
Inclusive and diverse culture
Flexible Spending Accounts
Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.