Share this Job
Apply now »

Title:  Temp. Maintanance Technicion

Requisition ID:  61043
Date:  Mar 12, 2023

Shlomi, Northern district, IL

Department:  Maintenance



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 the Temp. Maintenance Technician will repair, support, maintain and track West machines, manufacturing lines, manufacturing equipment, testing equipment and more in order to assure continuous and effective production. the maintenance technician will manage spare parts and make sure spare parts inventory is available to minimize production downtime. the maintenance technician will also manage subcontractors’ activities and support them whenever required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Sustain engineering support for the company production processes (Machines / production lines Maintenance, repairs, spare- parts and enhancements)
  2. Lean Manufacturing, Productivity and process, products cost reduction
  3. Supporting West pharma IL manufacturing, quality control (machines related product and malfunctions analysis and repair)
  4. Manage spare parts inventory to minimize equipment down time.
  5. Manage subcontractor’s activities and support them (machine builders, control programmers, electricians, calibration etc.)
  6. Leads and performs regularly scheduled general preventative maintenance activities on tools, equipment, and machinery.
  7. Support engineering/ R&D teams while handling with new product in its initial state
  8. Support with jigs design, new testing setups establishment and purchase of production and engineering equipment
  9. Administrative responsibility for maintenance documentation such as: calibration reports, maintenance logbooks, maintenance procedures and more
  10. Will work according to West pharma procedures
  11. Provides a “Customer Service” attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  12. Creates necessary documentation in support of assigned activities in compliance with West QMS.
  13. Identifies and resolves potential safety hazards. Maintains a clean, neat, and safe work environment.
  14. Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
  16. Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance.
  17. Support annual calibrations for machines.




Basic Qualifications: 


  1. Mechanics or Electricity practical engineer.

Preferred Knowledge, languages, Skills and Abilities:



  1. knowledge in Automation systems (Mechanical systems, Pneumatic systems, motion systems, Sensors, control etc.)
  2. “Hands-on” ability to repair, adjust and install complex electro mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  3. Ability to read and understand technical drawings (mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic).
  4. Experience in “Solidworks” or a parallel 3D CAD system (Modeling and drawings)
  5. Ability to communicate with professional subcontractors and manage them (control , machining, electrical, etc.)
  6. Proficient in MS Office suite including Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook.
  7. Ability to work under procedures and follow them.
  8. Ability to create technical documentation
  9. Ability to work under pressure
  10. Good human relations
  11. Creativity
  12. High learning ability
  13. Order and organization
  14. Express / Written Express
  15. Distinguish between the main and the treat
  16. Knowledge of system, Outlook, Excel Windows, Word.
  17. Maintain engineering maintenance dept. parts inventory







Very good

Very good

Very good


Very Good

Very Good





Travel Requirements:


  1. Must be able to travel up to 5 % of the time




Physical & Mental Requirements:


  1. Light – exerting up to 20lbs/9kg of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force frequently constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg control requires exertion of force greater than that of sedentary work and if the worker sits most of the time, the job is considered light work
  2. require a mental skill or ability such as communication, quick decision making, interpreting data, reading or writing, public speaking, Must be able to express or exchange ideas with employees; Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures
  3. Must not be greater than the lowest minimum requirements of current employees in the same job title

Delegation/s (Title): Manufacturing team lead







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  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.

Apply now »