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Lead Process Maintenance Technician (Nights)
Catalent, Inc. Manassas, VA

Lead Process Maintenance Technician (Nights)

Catalent, Inc.
Manassas, VA
Expired: April 08, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Paid Time Off , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Position Summary

The Manassas, Virginia site is one of Catalent's gummy technology development and manufacturing facilities in North America. The site manufactures organic and vegan-based nutraceuticals via confection to enhance wellness for all consumers. Simply put - we make healthy gummies. Within the Catalent network, we offer a broad range of integrated formulation and analytical services to solve difficult development and manufacturing challenges.

The Lead Process Maintenance Technician will have in-depth knowledge of hydraulics, belt systems, motors, and other industrial machine mechanisms essential for job procedures. Must be a team player with strong attention to detail. In this position, you should also be able to make decisions, troubleshoot, and perform repairs with little to no supervision. This Lead Process Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing emergency and routine maintenance on all manufacturing equipment, including equipment changeovers, and assisting production personnel as necessary to minimize downtime. Millworks are responsible for the installation and repair of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and ensuring that equipment is maintained in top working condition through troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance. This includes diagnosing and repairing faulty electrical components of machines such as motors, AC/DC drives, and sensors as well as Automation controls, such as PLC IO.

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives.

Shift: rotating shift: 2:2:3 (on: off: on) 6pm-6am

The Role
  • Perform basic PMs, mechanical maintenance, repairs across the site, and assist small scale process improvement projects. Take responsibility for producing high quality products in each step of production. Participation in all necessary training is required to successfully perform job responsibilities.
  • Build the foundation for machines, grind, and file machinery parts. Construct and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.
  • Troubleshooting of various types of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems such as Allen Bradley PLC's, VFD's, Conveyors, Motors, and Pumps, AC and DC Circuits from 24vDC to 480vAC.
  • Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures.
  • Transfer equipment to the applicable site for maintenance to avoid contamination or safety hazards. Assists Plant staff with adjustments and changeovers of Plant machinery as needed.
  • Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools, welding, and brazing equipment. Advanced Machine Shop Tools.
  • Help maintain good housekeeping in mechanical and facility areas. Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of repair shop, maintenance office, and storage areas including all equipment, tools, supplies, and materials. Observe and follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Food Safety Plan (HACCP) and Food Quality Plan (FQP.)
  • Promptly reports to plant leadership all serious equipment malfunctions, and suggested course of action.
  • Other duties assigned.

The Candidate
  • Associate degree with 3+ years of relevant experience or High School Diploma and 5+ years of relevant experience or technical/vocational training.
  • A minimum of 5+ years experience with machinery below or 8+ years hands-on line maintenance equipment repair.
  • Background in industrial maintenance or skilled trades in the food industry is required.
  • Experience with Volpak, Acma, Euromec, Confitech highly preferred.
  • Ability to program Allen Bradley PLC's and HMI's.
  • Experience with Volpak, Acma, Euromec, Confitech highly preferred.
  • Available for 24/7 phone calls for troubleshooting, lead technical expert for facility.
  • Effective communication skills, strong attention to detail, mechanical aptitude, and problem-solving capability.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 1000 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk and stand; frequently talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit, taste or smell.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee may occasionally be required to work in high, precarious places; be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat and cold (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Why Should You Join Catalent
  • Spearhead exciting and innovative projects
  • Fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • High visibility to members at all levels of the organization
  • 152 hours of PTO + 8 paid holidays

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

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Catalent, Inc.

Manassas, VA
20113 USA


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