Process Technician
GlaxoSmithKline - Conshohocken, PA

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Basic qualifications:
  • High School diploma
  • Prior experience engineering or maintaining industrial process or utility equipment (five years).
  • Familiar with cGMP’s, regulatory guidelines, governmental codes, and standard operating procedure.
  • Communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Skills and knowledge to serve as a resource to less experienced employees.
Preferred qualifications:
Vocational School

The ability to work rotating shift work. Work safely, independently, and without direct supervision.

Details:
Why GSK? Because GSK’s Biopharm business vision is to leverage its experience and technical capabilities to launch, supply, and manage Biopharmaceutical products around the world. It will fulfill GSK’s Mission to Do More, Feel Better, and Live Longer by living its values: Integrity: Always doing the right thing; Commitment to the Patient: Making the Patient the #1 Priority; Customer Service: Commit to delivering on promises to internal & external customers; Compliance – Being accountable for quality and safety.

GSK Biopharm has an opening for a Process Technician. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, in this role you will perform preventative and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of biopharmaceutical process equipment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoots and safely repair process systems on a routine and emergency basis to assure continuous production operations.
  • Maintain and repair sanitary valves and actuators, agitation systems, rotary lobe pumps, centrifugal pumps, cartridge mechanical seals, chromatography columns, autoclaves, equipment washers, and other sanitary/sterile equipment and systems.
  • Performs analysis of automation and control related issues on processing equipment and systems. Must be familiar with PLC’s and distributed control systems and their operation and interaction with the process equipment and systems.
  • Uses schematics to diagnose electrical control and motor circuits.
  • Safely perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks on process equipment and systems. Make recommendations for maintenance tasks and frequencies and procedural/operational changes to enhance equipment life and maintainability. Identify spare parts and consumables necessary to perform these tasks.
  • Oversees contractors performing maintenance tasks on process equipment and systems.
  • Perform metal fabrication tasks as necessary.
  • Inspect, replace, align, adjust, and lubricate mechanical system components including bearings, gear boxes, belt drives, shaft couplings, mechanical seals, and related devices.
Contact information:
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GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a global healthcare group, which is engaged in the creation and discovery, development, manufacture and...