Maintenance Technician
West Pharmaceutical Services - Kinston, NC

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FUNCTION To perform any and all maintenance and/or repair related work on plant equipment and facilities including the installation, modification, troubleshooting and repair of tools, implements, structures, vehicles, etc from an electrical, electronic and mechanical nature.


1. Troubleshoot and problem-solve equipment related maintenance issues to ensure that our production processes are running within the predetermined control parameters; accomplishing all assigned tasks in the safest, most effective and efficient manner possible.
2. Work from blueprints, schematic drawings, verbal instructions, handbooks and manuals as necessary to perform maintenance on equipment.
3. Carryout preventative measures and look for alternative solutions to maintenance problems encountered.
4. Perform all required preventative maintenance work on assigned equipment.
5. Prepare and maintain all documentation and records of all repairs; including all changes and modifications made to our plant equipment.
6. Maintain and promote a safe and clean work environment throughout the maintenance department.
7. Instruct, train, guide and assist other maintenance personnel as needed.
8. Perform all other duties as requested or assigned.

This is a 12-hour night shift opportunity. (7pm-7am)

Salary depending on experience ($16.21 - $25.97/hr).

High school diploma & an Associate’s degree in maintenance or a related field (and/or recognized equivalent experience); state Career Readiness Certificate at the Silver level (or higher); basic understanding of the principles of electricity, electronics and all mechanical and plant operating systems; must be able to read blueprints & schematic drawings; minimum of five (5) years experience as a maintenance mechanic and/or electrician in a manufacturing environment (including knowledge of such items as: plant systems and related equipment (steam, compressed air, vacuum, HVAC, lighting systems, domestic and process water, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, fluid mechanics, dust collection, material handling systems (conveyors, lifts, and pneumatic and fluid transport systems), motor and gearbox sizing and types, pump applications (including sizing, plumbing, and rebuilding of these systems), basic electrical components (including sizing starters, motors, overloads, fuses, and transformers), hardwire relay logic, PLC’s and logic ladders (including the programming of these units), single phase and three phase systems (including the proper bonding and grounding methods of these units per Section 250 NEC). Must be able to drive forklifts and use other lift systems (including proper rigging techniques). Must be able to weld using Stick, TIG & MIG methods. Must be able to use the typical tools of the trade (including VOM meters and gauges). Must be able to use computers and be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to train and guide others as required. Must be flexible and be able to work effectively in a team based work environment.

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West Pharmaceutical Services makes the bits and pieces of health care products that you may not notice, but you'd have a hard time...