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2nd or 3rd shift Maintenance Technician

Company: Akorn, Inc
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Performs routine and preventative maintenance (PM) on all facility and production equipment at both facilities.


Install new equipment and perform preventative (PM) on all facility and production equipment at both facilities. -This includes but is not limited to mechanical, electrical and HVAC type activities. -Typical types of production equipment include filling, packaging, washing and sterilization equipment. -Facility equipment includes air handlers, boilers, compressors, pumps, chillers, water treatment systems and general building maintenance.
Perform routine maintenance on production and facility equipment and components. -This item includes all of the equipment listed above and may require the incumbent to work any shift and may necessitate both scheduled and unscheduled overtime. -The incumbent may be required to carry and respond to a cell phone, pager or radio.
Work with all departments to increase the capacity of the manufacturing group by enhancing the reliability of equipment at the Decatur facilities. -Keep an open line of communication across department and managerial lines.
Document and record all operating and maintenance data; May write purchase requisitions as instructed.
Assist with IQ, OQ and PQs.
Demonstrate, repetitively, the ability to perform soft soldering and solvent plastic welding in pressure applications, providing structurally adequate and neat work without defects.
Good organization skills to maintain a neat, clean and orderly work environment and facility.
Demonstrate the ability to understand and independently monitor, control and communicate the condition of all facility alarm systems to internal and external authorized personnel.
Demonstrate the ability to use basic hand tools, power tools and meters (DVM, Amp and Ohm).
Compliance with all OSHA and Akorn safety requirements.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret engineering and equipment installation drawings
Demonstrate a thorough and timely response to critical facility problems including environmental monitoring, security and fire alarms parameters.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to meet attendance standards.
All full-time employees are required to work a 40-hr week. -At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines.


High School Diploma or GED. -General knowledge or educational training of mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment. -One to two years of related experience in a manufacturing environment.


Mental Requirements include:

Ability to hear accurately the spoken word with moderate office noise or plant noise
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

Keywords: Akorn, Inc, Decatur , 2nd or 3rd shift Maintenance Technician, Professions , Decatur, Illinois

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