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Title:  Facilities Technician (8 Hour Day Shift)

Requisition ID:  56893
Date:  Feb 6, 2023

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Maintenance


Shift Hours: (7AM - 3PM)



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 perform a wide variety of duties connected with general equipment and building maintenance, and repair work such as carpentry, welding, plumbing, pipe fitting, electrical, millwright work, general repairs and maintenance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose equipment trouble. Work from blueprints, schematic drawings, handbooks, supervisory direction and outside advisors as necessary, to put equipment into proper operating condition.
  • Move and install plant equipment. Level and align as necessary.
  • Perform general plumbing and pipe fitting operations on water, and air lines; trace out issue’s and make necessary repairs; install new or alter existing lines. repair leaks, valves, traps.
  • Should have ability to operate boiler and boiler controls.
  • Perform a normal range of plant carpentry.
  • Empty and maintain dust collector units.
  • Mix solutions for Mold Line daily (includes Monday morning start-up).
  • Maintain overall appearance of outside and inside of the facility including change A/C filters outside and clean condensation pans & drains, clean all inside A/C filters returns and change filters, replace light bulbs inside & outside when needed, replace damaged or dirty ceiling tiles, wall repair, painting, daily outside trash pickup and blower cleanup of parking lots, maintain green areas (pulling weeds, trimming trees, etc.).
  • Monthly fire extinguisher inspection, monthly eye was station inspection, organize and maintain chemical pad areas
  • Seals area air compressor and dryer PM’s; vacuum pump PM’s; all other PM’s as assigned
  • Perform electrical work such as installing, repairing, and replacing controls, rewire equipment and building facilities. Diagnose and locate source of electrical difficulty. Test and balance circuits.
  • Use welding equipment, drill press, and other shop equipment to repair or fabricate equipment parts.
  • Make deliveries and pickups to local vendors using company vehicle.
  • Detect and report operating difficulties or specific problems to proper supervision. Observe good housekeeping practices and prescribed safety precautions.
  • New installations and modifications to existing facilities equipment to be done in compliance with OSHA and local government regulations.
  • To update and maintain OSHA log or government records as directed.
  • Must comply with all Company work policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Safety Equipment:

  • Steel toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses or applicable PPE based on task.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in carpentry, welding, plumbing, pipe fitting, millwright work and have a background in low and high electrical (24v DC To 480 V-3 phase).
  • Must have valid driver’s license



Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Manufacturing environment / outdoor 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  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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