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Performs preventive, routine and emergency maintenance of all Thermo Fisher facility Lyophilizers:
- Reference preventive maintenance, calibrations and work order job plans to work processes accurately
- Follow quality/calibration/PM specifications accurately
- Measure and visually inspect materials, components, tools or parts, accurately in accordance with job specifications
- Apply math to measuring and inspection of work
- Use gauges and measuring devices accurately and precisely
- Verify workmanship and compliance with job specifications
- Identify and report non-compliant components, equipment and tools
- Select and use hand and mechanical tools of the trade
- Appropriately use applicable systems (Blue Mountain RAMS) to report results and document work
- Inspect equipment
- Demonstrate mechanical problem solving abilities - mechanical aptitude
- Identify when a machine is not working properly
- Apply preventative maintenance practices effectively
- Follow general lubrication guidelines
- Maintain machine components following manufacturer guidelines
- Follow basic troubleshooting guides
- Assist and communicate with maintenance/operations personnel on equipment malfunctions
- Suggests improvements to business and manufacturing processes
- Uses tools for continuous improvement effectively
- Minimizes and removes process wastes in manufacturing and maintenance processes
- Participates in continuous improvement for professional growth
- Follows standard work instructions properly
- Maintains records regarding machine issues/refrigerant releases
- Applies root cause analysis to continuous improvement of manufacturing work processes
- Applies autonomous maintenance principles
- Identifies equipment abnormalities
- Line Sizing and Proper Piping Practices
- Line Insulation
- Copper and plastic piping practices
- Soldering and brazing
- Ferrous metal piping practices
- Understand types and usages of Refrigerants
- Evacuation, Leak Testing, Recovery and Charging of refrigeration circuits
- The Basic Laws of Thermodynamics (principles behind refrigeration process)
- Heat and How it is Measured
- 3 Factors of Heat Transfer
- The Refrigeration Cycle & How it Works
- The Difference in Cycle Phases
- Pressure/Temperature Chart Use
- Superheat and Why it is Important
- 4 Primary Refrigeration Components
- Metering Devices
- Controls and Accessories
- Compressor Motor Controls
- Walk-in Refrigerators and Freezers
- Performs other duties as assigned
- High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
- Above average mathematical/analytical skills.
- Requires excellent organizational skills and ability to collect/sort and analyze data for record keeping.
- Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be able to work well with others in various departments in a cooperative manner.
- Some understanding of vacuum systems – pumps/generators, repairs, operation, components
- Rudimentary understanding of electrical schematics for power distribution including three phase motor control circuits and be capable of identifying components in control and low voltage systems.
- Hydraulics- minor repairs, interpreting/understanding schematics, valves, pumps , hydraulic system components, pressure relief valves, understanding processes
- Pneumatics- Applications, minor repairs, interpreting/understanding schematics, valves, pneumatic system components, understanding processes
- Pressure/vacuum gauges – Types and methods and procedure for calibrations
- May be required to work evenings and/or weekend hours in order to keep facilities and equipment operational.
- Will be on call for manufacturing and facilities and must be able to work 2nd and 3rd shift and weekend emergencies associated with keeping Lyopholizers operational.
- May be exposed to cold, heat, noise, dust, fumes, paint, chemicals, oil, or grease depending upon the area in which work needs to be performed.
- Will be required to gown-up to work in manufacturing and will wear hair covering on head and arms, and safety glasses with side shields.
- Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
- Must wear company provided uniform and safety glasses and safety shoes.
Critical Hiring Criteria:
- Applicant must have medium level knowledge w/Blue Mountain Regulatory System
- Knowledge of maintenance preventive inspection and calibration essentials.
- Universal EPA 608 Certification Refrigerant recovery certification per CFR Part 82, Subpart F must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
- Applicant must be willing to take offsite and after working hours training courses relating to refrigeration and area of expertise- Lypholizers-
- Applicant must be self-motivated and able to realize and act on priorities without direct supervision.
- On occasion applicant may need to travel for multiple days for training and visiting OEM facilities of Lyopholizers.
This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.
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