Allergan Equipment Technician I in Branchburg, New Jersey

Equipment Technician I

Branchburg, New Jersey, United States at

Jul 06, 2018Post Date

181228Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Description

This position coordinates, schedule and perform equipment Preventive Maintenance and repairs for Manufacturing, Quality and R&D departments. Must have the ability to follow applicable Maintenance procedures and troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic and mechanical equipment. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining electronic and hard copy equipment files.

Possess a functional understanding of the installation, set-up and operation of manufacturing, lab and test equipment. Has the ability to utilize available resources to acquire equipment information for repair, reference and research purposes.

Understands and executes engineering test protocols and procedures. Maintain spare parts inventory. Act as liaison with outside contractors and vendors for equipment service, repair and contracted maintenance. Will be expected to learn other equipment systems, i.e. equipment calibration & qualification. Respond to equipment and environmental alarms during off hours when required. Be able to take direction from multiple individuals, multi-task and prioritize workload. Candidate will be required to respond to an on-call schedule.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance on production, Quality and R&D equipment.

  • Repair equipment and detail work performed on our EWR System.

  • Equipment installations, including start up and commissioning.

  • Maintain Spare Parts inventory and make necessary purchases.

  • Work with outside service contractors and vendors for equipment service repair and contracted maintenance.

  • Schedule equipment maintenance with end users to assure equipment availability.

  • Respond to environmental and equipment alarms as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Using a database and report functions

  • MS Excel and MS Word proficiency

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

  • Familiar with GDP

Additional Requirements and Education:

  • High School Diploma. Technical School preferred

  • 3-5 years’ experience in equipment repair (electrical / mechanical / pneumatic)

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.