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Title:  Maintenance Mechanic

Requisition ID:  51810
Date:  Jun 14, 2022

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Maintenance

This is a night shift position.  Monday thru Friday 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM 


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 you will service/maintain all machines.  Fabricate replacement/new parts, rebuild existing parts.  Be able to use any machinist hand tools or gaging equipment. Work from prints, sketches, sample parts, verbal or written instructions.  Interpret drawings, select material plan, and layout work in proper operational sequence.  Maintain and setup Imaging Machines.   


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make necessary repairs and adjustments to machines and systems to ensure highest possible quality while maintaining lowest reject rate possible.
  • Follow engineering department guidelines and procedures.
  • Perform changeovers and setups on Automatic Inspection Systems and make minor adjustments as necessary.
  • Have complete understanding of blanking/forming operation and be able to setup, maintain and repair a variety of press related machinery.
  • Train new mechanics on machine repair, setup and related plant procedures.
  • Able to rebuild all machines to West specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as required and on schedule.
  • Complete necessary production records and requisitions for materials and supplies.
  • Interface with Supervisor and Purchasing/Receiving Coordinator with spare parts/material concerns.
  • Utilize all available instrumentation for measuring formed/assembled parts.
  • Develop, fabricate and install minor hardware on production systems.
  • Debug new equipment.
  • Support process improvement efforts and perform related duties.
  • Communicate with Engineering, Quality, Management and shifts to report areas of concern and/or change.
  • Initiate/complete Engineering requests as necessary.
  • Create, update or otherwise ensure accurate equipment and machine documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to all company policies.
  • Follow all safety rules and safety procedures.
  • Must observe all good housekeeping practices.
  • Regular attendance is a requirement of this position.


Safety: Safety glasses, slip resistant steel toed shoes, hairnet, face/beard cover and hearing protection as required.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mechanical and electrical background.  Experienced in operating drill press, band saws, hand tools and grinding/abrasive tools.  Ability to read mechanical diagrams and schematics.
  • Excellent communication skills







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.

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