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Title:  Senior Maintenance Technician Day Shift

Requisition ID:  40781
Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Scottsdale, Arizona, US

Department:  Maintenance

This is a Monday - Friday shift.


Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

  • In this role, your primary responsibilities include machine installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and training of Maintenance Technicians. He/she will be required to perform root cause analysis, expediently develop and implement solutions and strive to increase equipment reliability, efficiency and effectiveness. Our ideal candidate ensures that the facility and equipment are maintained at the highest level and runs efficiently. They will coordinate and implement preventive maintenance activities along with providing guidance to peers to ensure optimum production, quality, safety, waste and energy usage in accordance with corporate policies and health & safety laws.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, schedules, installs, and performs the IQ of various equipment to be introduced to the facility.
  • Extensive knowledge of existing equipment including but not limited to Arburg and Milacron IMMs, Yushin robots and Advantage / Frigel Water Temperature controllers.
  • Performs PM's, cleans and lubricates injection molding machines and equipment
  • Modifies, repairs, and rebuilds plant machinery and equipment
  • Demonstrates advanced skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic,     
  • Measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or improper operation
  • Documents repairs and maintenance accurately via SAP of manufacturing machinery
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
  • Leads the implementation of various improvement projects
  • Strong knowledge of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experince will be considered in leu of degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience (10 years preferred) performing maintenance on mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and/or robotics systems
  • Experience with Plastic injection molding, extrusion and/or thermoforming
  • Extensive knowledge of the functionality of relays, motor contactors, motor starters, solid state relays, soft starts and variable frequency drives
  • Compliance with safety regulations and maintenance of clean and orderly work areas
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as required
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times.
  • Good attendance and punctuality



 Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with the operation and troubleshooting of PLC programming
  • Ability to safely trace electrical circuits with a multi-meter and wiring schematic to find faulty components
  • Experience in electrical distribution and machine controls ranging from 24 to 480 volts AC/DC
  • Ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot using schematic diagrams
  • Ability to perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Proficiency with using a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target



Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Able to lift 45 lbs
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates positive demeanor, professionalism, and the ability to work within a team environment








West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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