Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

  • Maintenance Reliability Technician (MRT), 3rd Shift

    Job Location US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 1:37 PM)
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  • Overview

    Maintains manufacturing, packaging, and/or site facility equipment by troubleshooting, adjusting, repairing, rebuilding, and replacing components to ensure equipment performance is reliable.  Performs analysis of failures with support of other experienced MRT's, Team Lead, Engineer and/or Optimizer.  Perform preventive, corrective, or emergency work orders and respond to service calls while the plant is in operation, which may include off-shift periods and weekends.


    Manufacturing equipment includes (but not limited to) equipment such as Fluid Bed Dryers, Granulators, Tumblers, Compactors, Tablet Presses, Encapsulators, Tanks, Pumps, Valves, Isolators, and various other process equipment.


    Packaging equipment includes (but not limited to) equipment such as Bottle Blower/Erectors, Tablet/Capsule Fillers, Liquid Fillers, Thermoformers, Water Chillers, Cartoner, Sealers, Checkweighers, Labelers, Printers and various other process equipment.


    Site facility equipment includes (but not limited to) HVAC, building automation, chilled water systems, boiler systems, water purification systems, compressed air systems, or plumbing systems


    • Provides experienced service and technical expertise by maintaining manufacturing, packaging and/or site facility equipment.  Completes predictive, preventive and reactive work in support of reliable and efficient equipment. Experienced service includes troubleshooting and repairs to various equipment that require some decision making to determine business impact including prioritizing, cost-consciousness, and lead time. Supports continuous improvement by completing work on time, identifying potential issues and execute improvements, and driving to improve work processes and procedures relative to manufacturing, packaging and/or site facility equipment.
    • Monitors the manufacturing, packaging, and/or site facility areas and related equipment to identify problems or opportunities and identify root cause and remediation of failures either independently or with support of others for repairs or process improvements to efficiency and/or reliability of manufacturing, packaging, and/or site facility equipment.
    • Communicates regularly with other MRT's, Team Lead, Coach and customers regarding the state of the equipment, status of work, known problems, and improvement initiatives.
    • Maintains and ensures documentation, both written and electronic, is accurate, complete and factual as required by policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines.  Documents activities supporting maintenance best practices to ensure that continuous improvement activities have adequate and reliable data for analysis.  Partners in the periodic development, review and modification of preventative maintenance, work instructions or other related procedures and methods, based on detailed specifications, drawings, and other technical requirements.
    • Works with Optimizers and Engineers on projects and improvement initiatives to ensure equipment meets site standards, this may include support for Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) or Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) and related travel. Execute test protocols in support of the qualification of new and existing equipment.  Reviews project designs and make recommendations for equipment accessibility and reliability. Consults with other experienced MRT's, Team Lead, Process Coach, or Engineer/Optimizer and communicate results and facilitate proper hand-off from project team to long-term process and/or equipment owners. 
    • Actively participates in and leads team initiatives such as 5S+1, continuous improvement activities (CIAs), maintenance best practice initiatives, and performance center (PC) meetings to identify and resolve manufacturing and/or packaging issues on a real-time basis.  Provides input/suggestions to procedures, policies, work instructions and task sheets relating to maintenance and equipment certification. Maintains required tools, supplies, and work areas necessary for completing required maintenance tasks in area of responsibility in accordance with 5S+1 principles to ensure a safe and efficient work area and to eliminate clutter and foreign particles that could potentially damage equipment or product.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • High School Diploma (or equivalent). 
    • Specialized education or training in mechanical maintenance or related field.


    • 2-years repairs with basic maintenance of industrial equipment; including, but not limited to manufacturing or packaging equipment. Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, valves, belt/chain drive and gear boxes, clutches & brakes, fasteners, lubrication, bearings, seals & gaskets, etc.
    • Minimum of 4-years total experience in a technical field.  The 2-year requirement above can be applied to this requirement.
    • A degree in a technical field or applicable military training may satisfy the "years experience" requirement.
    • On the job training in lieu of formal training, if technical competency can be demonstrated.  Preferred: Specialized troubleshooting or education; certification from an accredited organization or society. Experience with complex technical equipment preferred.



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