Instrumentation and Controls Specialist (1st Shift)
Mylan - Saint Albans, VT

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USA-VT-St. Albans


Mylan Technologies Inc.

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Instrumentation and Controls Specialist (1st Shift)


Mylan is one of the world’s leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies committed to setting new standards in health care. The company provides products to customers in more than 150 countries and maintains one of the industry’s broadest and highest quality product portfolios supported by a robust product pipeline; operates one of the world’s largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers; and runs a specialty business focused on respiratory, allergy and psychiatric therapies. Our workforce of more than 18,000 people is dedicated to improving the customer experience and working together to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine. But don't take our word for it. See for yourself. See inside.

Opportunity Profile:
Mylan Technologies (MTI) is looking for a qualified candidate to join the Maintenance Department at our St. Albans, Vermont facility as an Instrumentation and Controls Specialist, 1st shift. The Specialist will diagnose and resolve electrical problems on all production lines. This shall include maintaining, repairing, and installing all plant electrical or PLC machinery systems. Specifically, the Specialist will perform electrical/electronic maintenance, repair, design and installation as required and ensure that all repairs and modifications are performed correctly. Additionally, the Specialist will install, program, and troubleshoot PLC’s and Variable Speed Drives including servo systems; diagnose electrical machine problems, recommend solutions, and implement corrective actions; perform electrical validation requirements which includes IQ, OQ, and PQ, of systems and equipment, and ensure that all repairs and modifications are performed correctly. The Specialist will also prepare appropriate material requisitions for new electrical installations and general repairs; assist with training of Electrical Maintenance personnel; and coordinate with contractors to specify work and to integrate equipment or systems. The Specialist will perform job functions in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


A knowledge & ability to foresee, diagnose and resolve problems, and the mechanical ability to work on production equipment. Must possess knowledge of packaging or process equipment, PLC’s, machine sensors and basic electricity. Must adhere to Company and Department policies and procedures as well as government regulations. Requires understanding of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).


Effective written and oral communication skills. Must have good interpersonal skills and be a self-starter. Must possess ability to read and understand electrical schematics, technical manuals to maintain equipment as per manufactures directions, identify and order replacement parts. Must possess ability to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate complexity.


A minimum of High School diploma or equivalent and completed apprenticeship or equivalent in Electrical / Electronics or related field with five years or 12,000 hours experience in industrial electronic controls.


VT State Electrician’s License Required.

At Mylan, we are not satisfied with anything less than being the best. As one of the world's leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies, the key to our success starts with a relentless drive to set the highest industry standards in everything we do. It takes exceptional people working together to achieve excellence. As a team, we earn our customers’ trust and loyalty by placing a high premium on always doing the right things in the right way.

Mylan offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to professional growth and advancement. Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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Nov 11, 2012, 2:42:25 PM

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