Instrumentation Technician III
Baxter - Thousand Oaks, CA

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Req ID 56843BR

Business Title
Instrumentation Technician III

Business
BioScience

Sub-Business
Manufacturing

Country
US

State/Province
California

Location of Position
Thousand Oaks, CA

Shift_
1st

Job Description
Summary

The Instrumentation Technician III, performs routine and non-routine calibrations on critical and non-critical equipment, supports manufacturing and laboratory personnel in the use, maintenance and repair of on-site instrumentation and test equipment, coordinates on-site and off-site vendor/contractor actions related to the calibration and repair of critical and non-critical instrumentation. Provides technical training to junior personnel, as well as backup to the Instrumentation Technician IV as required. Will also responsible for advance troubleshooting and repair of Autoclaves, Process Instrumentation Systems related.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include technical understanding and Advanced troubleshooting skills of electrical/pneumatic instrumentation • Strong technical knowledge for Kuhlman and Getinge Autoclaves. Ability to troubleshoot and repair various level of issues identified. Analyze root cause and implement corrective action, improvement, modification as needed • Able to interact with and oversee Contractor/vendor work • Research new instrument for new technologies to replace or upgrade existing instrument without impact to production process • Perform installations and/or work with Engineering, Maintenance, Process Control, or outside contractors on new installations and modifications. Understand and perform calibrations on temperature, Pressure, Conductivity, UV, Balances, Scales, Vacuum, pH, CL2, ORP, Timers, RPM, Liquid/Gas Flow, and Gas detector instrumentation, etc. Operate and maintain testing, repair, and calibration equipment. Understand Automated Control systems and control system instrumentation concepts, and the relationship between each other. Initiate corrective action to ensure potentially hazard situations are avoided and safety standards are maintained relative to production or facilities. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports per Standard Operating Procedures. Ability to read and interpret Loop, P&ID, Wire, and Electrical drawings. Ability to identify like for like in function instrumentation. May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Qualifications

Must be able to work independently and make sound judgments regarding work methods and tools. Must be able to read wiring diagrams, loop drawings and P&ID drawings, • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing. Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to: Autoclaves, Process Tanks, Incubators, Analytical equipment, and CIP/SIP systems. Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures. Must have the ability to correctly complete high school-level mathematics. Incumbent must be proficient in variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement. Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills. Good computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Words and Excel. Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment. Must have the following personal attributes: integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction. Must have passion to innovate and drive for solutions. Must display personal accountability for results and integrity. Must display eagerness to learn and continuously improve. Must have uncompromising dedication to quality. Must have relentless focus on rapid and disciplined action. Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all. Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma, or GED, and technical discipline. Skilled craft training/apprenticeship certificate or commensurate combination of technical education and experience. Minimum 5 years Process Instrumentation and Calibration experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Working Environment Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements. The incumbent must work in clean room environment wearing special garments. Will work in a cold, wet environment and hot humid environments both inside and outside of facility. Will work around chemicals such as paint, flooring materials, refrigerants, alcohol, acids, buffers that may require respiratory protection. Must be able to work 8 hours shifts and overtime, weekend work, and or holidays.

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Baxter provides its employees with comprehensive compensation and benefits. To view additional opportunities at Baxter and to learn more about the company, please visit our Web site at http://www.careers.baxter.com/. EOE M/F/D/V.

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axter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), is an American health care company with headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois. The company primarily...