Allergan Equipment Technician II - 2nd Shift in Branchburg, New Jersey

Equipment Technician II - 2nd Shift

Branchburg, New Jersey, United States at

May 24, 2018Post Date

180275Requisition #

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 Overview

Performs 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 installation, set-up and operation of manufacturing 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, process and track requisitions to ensure timely arrival. 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, Equipment Validation. Respond to equipment and environmental alarms during off hours when required (On Call).

Main Areas of Responsibilities

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

  • Enter all equipment events into database and complete all required equipment forms.

  • Equipment installations, including start up and commissioning.

  • Initiate equipment excursions and ensure records are complete and closed in a timely fashion.

  • Maintain equipment spare parts inventory and purchase parts as required.

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

  • Respond to environmental and equipment alarms as needed (On Call)

  • Execute equipment qualification protocols

  • Implement LEAN principles to streamline our processes and increase efficiency.


  • 3+ years’ experience preferred

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Using a database and reporting functions

  • MS Excel and MS Word proficiency

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

  • Familiar with GDP


  • High School Diploma

  • Technical School or Associate Degree in Engineering

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.