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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  40242
Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations



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:

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 participate 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 five (5) years’ experience OJT (related to plant maintenance); or a combination of education and experience in a trade relating to this position.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in an industrial setting.







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 kimberley.eby@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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