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Facility Mechanic (3rd Shift)

Akorn, Inc. Somerset, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Company Overview :

Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.

EEO Statement :

Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Job Description :

SUMMARY:
This position assists in maintaining and repairing the proper working condition of all company property, utility equipment, process equipment and HVAC systems. They must be able to perform onsite facilities repair and preventative maintenance work orders on all physical aspects of all buildings, manufacturing equipment, controls, landscape, and HVAC systems.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • General knowledge in the repair and maintenance of the following equipment:
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Black Seal License HP (Required)
  • HVAC&R
  • CFC Certification
  • RO/WFI experience
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Pure Steam Generators
  • Autoclaves
  • Production Kettle Operation
  • Plumbing/Pipe Fitting
  • Standby Generators and UPS’s
  • Operation of Lab Hoods
  • Aseptic Gown Qualified (Required) Must become Aseptic Gown qualified within 4 months
  • Analyzes and solves technical maintenance problems, using test equipment to troubleshoot.
  • Work according to plan maintenance SOP’s,WPT’s, PMO’s and protocols

Qualifications :

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Working knowledge of all hand tools, meters, test manifolds
  • To be able to weld, solder, thread pipes, paint, construct and demo when needed
  • A good working knowledge of electrical wiring and installation, control wiring, PLC knowledge a plus
  • Understanding and able to manage a building management control system
  • The ability to communicate and work with outside contractors



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Technical School Degree/Certificate, preferred, in electrical/mechanical discipline
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the pharmaceutical facility management or Health Care Environment Preferred.


JOB PREREQUISITES:
The ability to meet AKORN’s attendance requirements. All full-time employees are required to work a 40 hour week, most of which has to be during “regular” business hours. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines. This position may require you to be on call on a rotating schedule

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
Must perform job duties in a safe manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Should be able to lift or move a minimum of 50lbs
  • Should be able to climb a straight ladders/ and or stair case


Mental requirements include:

  • Ability to apply deductive reasoning and understand complicated issues.
  • Ability to receive instructions and follow work rules and company policies.
  • Ability to follow safety and security practices.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively deal with office stress.
  • Ability to accurately communicate ideas, facts and technical information.
  • Maintain confidentiality of certain information.



WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions, moving parts, elevated heights, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat and cold, electric shock, explosives, and vibration

Company Description
Our Company

Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.

EEO Statement

Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Akorn, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Competitive pay, excellent benefits, training, family environment, excellent opportunity for advancement!

Our Company Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies. EEO Statement Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Somerset, NJ
08873 USA

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