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Title:  Maintenance Technician - Nights

Requisition ID:  66339
Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Location: 

Walker, Michigan, US

Department:  Engineering
Description: 

 

At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  

 

There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  

 

We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

 

 

Job Summary:

Provides maintenance of plastic injection molding (PIM) machines and auxiliary equipment. Completes troubleshooting and repair of real property equipment, fixtures, alarm systems and assists with fabrication and installation of support requirements for new and changing projects. Performs typical maintenance tasks to support production and the plant-wide facility.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Loads, positions, and connects plastic injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment to power, water, and/or air systems.
  • Reference machine operation and maintenance manuals to perform scheduled and unscheduled periodic maintenance and/or cleaning of equipment and machines.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Identify and resolve potential safety hazards. Perform simple troubleshooting for blown fuses, circuit breakers, pressure leaks, etc.
  • Performs prescribed preventative maintenance on the building and/or grounds as required. Install, inspect, troubleshoot, and repair real property utility systems and components. Services real property equipment, fixtures, and appliances.
  • Assist with installing and moving office furniture, modules, supplies, and/or appliances as directed.
  • Perform screw cleans, sweating copper, cut and lay PVC pipes.
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste within the production environment. Advises management on significant maintenance trends affecting the facility and proposals for improvement.
  • All interactions, work flow, productivity levels, and quality standards are implemented with a “Customer Service” approach to both internal and external customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 3-5 years of experience in facilities maintenance.

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3-5 years of experience in plastics injection molding.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • None.

 

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to work assigned shift(s) with overtime as required to complete assignments if necessary.
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods may occur as well as getting to and from offices and building sites. If specifically necessitated by customer requirements.
  •  Must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues.
  • Hearing ability should be sufficient to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet.
  • The ability to be able to lift and carry various items up to 50 pounds for manufacturing positions or 30 pounds for administrative positions is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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