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Title:  Maintenance Tech (2nd Shift)

Requisition ID:  66024
Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations

Shift Hours (3:30PM-12:00AM)  Work Schedule (Monday-Friday) 


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:

In this role, you will be responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production equipment according to safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of all manufacturing equipment during production as well as performing scheduled preventative maintenance of the same.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Be able to comprehend equipment manuals, electrical wiring diagrams, hydraulic drawings, and mechanical drawings.
  • Be able to provide required fabrication of various shields and guards.  Ability to bend, cut, shape, weld.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test, and adjust.
  • Interface with manufacturing engineering to implement process improvements.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in the performance of your duties.
  • Be available to work various shifts, including overtime and weekends when necessary.  To share call in duties with others assigned.
  • Actively particpate and comply with all West HSE programs and regulations. 
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work environment in accordance with West 5S program.
  • Participate in training to become more proficient in the working knowledge of and repair of incoming machinery.
  • Set up and installation of incoming and new equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma; Trade or Vocational School preferred.
    • One (1) year certificate from a technical school or college in a trade relating to electrical, pneumatic or mechanical; or a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience OJT (related to plant maintenance); or a combination of education and experience in a trade relating to this position.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant standard operating procedures as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute to Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time


Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 or more pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  • The employee will be required to work 40 hours a week and overtime when needed. Weekend work may be required.  In addition, employee is subject to call-in work.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Hearing protection required on the manufacturing floor. 
  • Exposure to heat and cold.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee will be required to work in a fast-paced environment and be a self-starter able to work successfully and efficiently with minimal direction or supervision.
  • Job requires mental skill or ability such as communication, decision making (sometimes quick), interpreting data, reading or writing, organization, problem solving, understand direction, etc.


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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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