Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 425086220-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Sterigenics
  • Location: Bridgeport, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About Sterigenics:

Sterigenics is a leading global provider of outsourced terminal sterilization and irradiation services for the medical device, pharmaceutical, food safety and advanced applications markets. With our industry recognized scientific and technological expertise we help to ensure the safety of millions of patients and healthcare practitioners around the world every year. Across our 48 global facilities that span 13 countries, we offer our customers a complete range of outsourced terminal sterilization services, primarily using the three major sterilization technologies: gamma irradiation, ethylene oxide processing and electron beam irradiation as well as nitrogen dioxide sterilization and x-ray irradiation and expert advisory services. We are committed to addressing the growing need for sterilization in many parts of the world and partnering with our customers to eliminate threats to human health. Learn more about Sterigenics at

Safeguarding Global Health® - with every product we sterilize.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician performs routine daily maintenance activities for the facility and scheduled preventative maintenance on the processing equipment. Troubleshoots mechanical failures, recommends corrective action and carries out the necessary repairs in a timely manner to restore equipment and operational status. Adheres to all facility safety programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Performs routine daily maintenance activities for the facility and scheduled preventative maintenance on the processing equipment as directed by the Supervisor
* Identifies problems, collects data, draws valid conclusions, recommends corrective action and carries out necessary repairs in a timely manner to restore equipment to operational status
* Identifies the materials needed, obtains pricing information, completes purchase orders and with the Supervisor's approval, orders materials needed
* Interfaces with operations personnel regarding work orders and outside contractors, as necessary
* Adheres to all facility safety programs
* Assists with other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILL REQUIRED:

* High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Language, mathematical and reasoning skills necessary to compute complex measurements and read and comprehend detailed instructions and electrical/mechanical drawings
* Five (5) years of maintenance experience in a processing/manufacturing environment preferred
* Specific areas of knowledge include:
* Purchasing
* Knowledge of 480 volt 3 Phase power
* Ability to read and interpret ladder logic and electrical diagrams
* Electric motor control troubleshooting
* Repair and troubleshooting of mechanical systems
* Ability to operate welding equipment and a cutting torch
* Knowledge of hand and power tools and their safe use

* Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Must be medically approved for respirator use (EO)
* Must be able to tolerate exposure to high temperatures and high humidity (120F and 60% RH for 20 minutes) (EO)

TRAINING REQUIRED: Must complete all required training for a "Maintenance Technician" outlined in the training manual.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Sterigenics U.S. LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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