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Maintenance Technician

  • Reference ID: Maintenance Technician
  • Type: Full Time Position

Job description

Medefil, Inc.

Maintenance Technician

Location: Glendale Heights, IL

Reports to: Plant Manager

Department: Manufacturing

Level/FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Summary: Working for operations, the maintenance mechanic will be responsible for the preventative maintenance, maintenance and troubleshooting of the facilities and production equipment.

Key Responsibilities include: Reporting to the production shift supervisor, the maintenance technician will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

  • Follow the operating policies and procedures of the company to maintain compliance with FDA, cGMP, ISO, OSHA and other governmental agency requirements. Product quality and personnel safety are highest priority
  • Ensure equipment operation with all safety devices in place and safety procedures enforced
  • Diagnose and resolve mechanical problems with the facilities equipment and the filling and packaging equipment
  • Responsible for the facility maintenance
  • Support, as necessary, filling and packaging equipment set up and start up at the beginning of each production shift. Maintain the facility support equipment to ensure uninterrupted manufacturing
  • Maintain air handlers, HEPA units, chillers, boilers, vacuum and compressed air systems, forklifts, laboratory equipment and facility structure (walls, floors, ceilings, etc.)
  • Perform and verify complete documentation of work orders, logbooks, change control, per appropriate SOP with completion at the time of work complete and prior to submission for review
  • Perform and verify complete documentation of equipment stoppages, interventions and repairs in all production filling and packaging equipment logbooks, per applicable SOP for analysis and corrective actions
  • Perform the required PMs on all facilities equipment per the daily/monthly/quarterly and annual schedule and appropriate SOP
  • Perform plumbing, pipe fitting and valve repairs and modifications
  • Perform minor electrical repairs, up to 110V
  • Read electrical and mechanical drawings for troubleshooting
  • Modify and manufactured parts to replace worn parts or to enhance operation
  • Maintain a critical spare parts inventory
  • Interact with vendors, suppliers for timely and best price delivery of parts
  • Undertake equipment reliability reviews
  • Able to work in elevated areas requiring ladders or lifts
  • Make recommendation for improvement in equipment efficiency
  • Maintain a working team environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or the equivalent, college degree preferred
  • 2 – 5 years facility maintenance experience in an FDA regulated environment, pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Time management skills to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem-solving skills, especially mechanical, chemical, and logistical
  • PLC, tools (handheld drills, cutting grinding, welding, soldering) abilities
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with hazardous materials and industrial equipment
  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours in a week and weekends

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • In-person


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Chemistry, manufacturing & controls: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


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