Maintenance Welder/Fabricator - Hillsboro, OR

Employer: Genentech

Job Description:
Day shift: Tuesday-Friday 4x10 day shift 730 am to 530 pm
Contract duration 12 months with possible extensions up to 3 years.
Job Description:
• Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production mechanical equipment within the Genentech, Hillsboro Oregon facility.
• Support the maintenance, operation and repair of all systems, subsystems, and equipment within the Genentech, Hillsboro Oregon Fill / Finish facility.
• Provide support to engineering and operations in the design, installation, testing, operation and maintenance of Fill Finish manufacturing and support equipment.
• Ensure all assigned equipment and associated subsystems are maintained in the following manner:
• All Preventative maintenance is performed at the appropriate interval and is completed by the assigned due date.
• All equipment remains in its designed and/or validated state at all times.
• All equipment operation is in accordance with Federal, State, Local and Genentech regulations, procedures, and policies.
• Ensure / maintain all assigned equipment areas in a constant state of inspection readiness; specifically, but not limited to, the following:
• Cleanliness.
• Personnel and Equipment Safety.
• Compliance to cGMP requirements.
• Identify training deficiencies, provide recommendations for training and where applicable provide training.
• Continuously evaluate all associated Standard Operating Procedures, engineering drawings, and various other controlled documentation for accuracy and applicability. Submit appropriate change requests to supervisor to correct any deficiencies discovered.
• Continuously evaluate maintenance practices to eliminate non productive activities and implement productivity enhancements.
• Perform troubleshooting of electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical equipment.
• Perform Confined Space Entry on an as needed basis.
• Complete preventive maintenance and assigned paperwork in a safe and timely manner following all cGMP documentation guidelines.
• Work in close proximity to hazardous chemicals, high and low temperature liquids, high pressure liquids and gasses, steam, and moving machinery/equipment.
• Coordinate contractors who perform repairs, modifications, and installations of various equipment.
• Work directly with Manufacturing, Engineering and various Quality organizations on new system installations or modifications and maximize equipment availability.
• Conduct work in an FDA regulated environment.
• Must have full working knowledge of Predictive Maintenance philosophy and techniques.
• Must possess strong documentation and attention to detail skills to ensure work orders, GMP compliance, safety and other regulatory documents are readable and error free.
• Demonstrates a full working knowledge of cGMP as pertains to job requirements. Must be very familiar with all the Maintenance SOPs and WIs required to perform their job requirements.
• Must possess the ability to create, read, interpret and revise engineering documents.
• Demonstrates strong writing skills including preparing technical reports, creation of new documents, the revision of various technical documentation and procedures.
• Demonstrates full ability to collaborate with and become a resource to customers. Anticipates, identifies and defines needs. Demonstrated ability to take ownership of customer’s problems.
• Demonstrates full ability to identify and implement more complex process improvements within each functional group, which improves inspection readiness, productivity, reduces time bound maintenance, or eliminates non-value added activities. Ability to use project management skills to complete improvement projects by their due dates.
• Must have full working knowledge of pumps, valves, mechanical seals, motors and proper lubrication.
• Must have thorough working knowledge of shop tool operation and safety.
• Thorough knowledge of cGMP compliance.
• Must be proficient in various welding and brazing techniques.
• Must be proficient in the operation and use of various machine shop equipment including CNC machine and lathe.
• Thorough working knowledge of pharmaceutical filling, freeze drying, and packaging equipment operation, maintenance and repair.
• Must continuously demonstrate the ability to work safely in an environment containing hazardous chemicals, high and low temperature liquids, high-pressure liquids and gasses, steam, varying electrical voltages and moving machinery.
• Must have the ability to read and Understand P&lDs, work from Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and have basic computer skills using word processors, spreadsheets, databases, and email.
• Ability to perform maintenance and equipment servicing according to Standard Operating Procedures
• Knowledge of and ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
• Must be detail oriented and demonstrate good record keeping practices.
• Ability to work overtime or temporarily modify shift schedule to support manufacturing operations as needed.
• Thorough working knowledge of Federal, State, Local and Genentech regulations, procedures, and policies associated with industrial waste, bulk chemicals / gasses, refrigerants and hazardous waste.
• Working knowledge of electrical switchgear and distribution systems in the medium to low voltage range.
• Must have effective communication skills.
• Effectively work with minimum or no supervision.
• Must be detail oriented, organized and capable of multi-tasking
• Ability to work overtime or temporarily modify shift schedule to support manufacturing operations as needed.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations up to 30 feet.

• Attend all required cGMP training as required by Department Policy
• Attend all required Safety training as required by Department Policy
• Complete on the job training using established training procedures
• Maintain qualifications as assigned.

• High School diploma or equivalent. Technical degree, certificate, or coursework a plus.
• 5 years’ minimum experience in an industrial / manufacturing maintenance/operation environment.
• Completion of technical school or courses is a plus.

Contact Person: John Gray
Phone: 5037085136
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Application Method: Application
Base Pay: DOE

Posted on October 19, 2021

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