TargetCW Maintenance Technician in Carlsbad, California

Maintenance Technician

Location: Carlsbad, California, United States

Job # 10323411

Date Posted: 01-12-2018

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Maintenance Technician - Carlsbad, CA 92008

Pay Rate: $20/Hour

Eligible for overtime

Start: ASAP

Position Summary

To support and maintain manufacturing readiness by maintaining company equipment, instruments, fixtures, and tooling used in manufacturing, research, and development environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in making decisions on engineering and/or equipment related problems and/or concerns

  • Responsible for maintaining manufacturing and R&D equipment and instruments to the manufacturers’ specification

  • Maintain equipment calibration, status, and maintenance schedules

  • Responsible for proper instrument implementation, testing, and validation

  • Responsible for proper maintenance and care of commercial analytical instruments in a chemistry and biochemistry laboratory

  • Support and maintain equipment inventory levels as needed to sustain both R&D and manufacturing environments (such as gases, water, and DI tanks)

  • Good facilitation, communication, self-discipline, teamwork, and task organizational skills

  • Document Equipment and Engineering activities in accordance to established procedures, company policies, FDA, and another regulatory requirement.

  • Apply electronic/mechanical knowledge and skills to assist with continued development of efficient practices

  • Maintain test equipment, fixtures, and tooling needed to support manufacturing and R&D company needs

  • Assist with special projects as requested and perform additional duties as assigned

Position Requirements Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or scientific field, FDA, cGMPs, and/or ISO knowledge a plus.

  • At least three to five (3-5) years of experience safely sustaining instruments related to manufacturing and R&D environments

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working within a similar manufacturing environment

Skills – Technical

  • Direct hands-on experience in maintaining electro-mechanical equipment

  • Experience with safe handling of compressed gases, treated water systems such as DI tanks

  • Knowledge of CGMP, FDA 21 CFR-Part 820 would be beneficial.

  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot both mechanical and electronic systems.

  • Knowledge and experience with laboratory diagnostic instrument software and systems.

  • Experience using documents and quality control procedures which include best practices.

  • Knowledge of chemistry or biochemistry would be beneficial.

  • Familiarity with industry standards for electronic design and safety such as ASME, IEEE, UL, CSA, CE and others would be helpful but not required.

Skills - General

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others in a proactive, positive and constructive manner

  • Strong quality-orientation with attention to detail and a desire to deliver service excellence is essential

  • Must be a hands-on, self-directed, organized and a conscientious individual

  • Complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments

  • Must be able to think and work both tactically and strategically to provide operational needs to GenMark’s business

  • Ability to read, write and analyze complex documents

  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries, customer inquiries or complaints as well as communicate effectively both orally and in writing with management, peers and individuals

  • Ability to work effectively, exhibit a professional manner and establish constructive working relationships

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills

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