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Sr. PLC Maintenance Technician

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

Job Description:

SUMMARY:Performs routine, reactive, and preventative maintenance (PM) on all production equipment at the Grand facility. Operate mechanical and electrical systems to support throughput related operations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Install new equipment and perform preventative (PM) on all production equipment at the Grand facility. This includes but is not limited to mechanical and electrical activities. Typical types of production equipment include filling, packaging, washing, lyophilization, and sterilization equipment. 2. Perform routine maintenance on production 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. 3. 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. 4. Document and record all operating and maintenance data; may write purchase requisitions as instructed.5. Assist with IQ, OQ and PQs.6. Demonstrate, repetitively, the ability to perform soft soldering and solvent plastic welding in pressure applications, providing structurally adequate and neat work without defects.7. Good organization skills to maintain a neat, clean and orderly work environment and facility.8. Demonstrate the ability to understand and independently monitor, control and communicate the condition of all facility alarm systems to internal and external authorized personnel.9. 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.
  • Be able to operate and troubleshoot freeze dryer / lyophilizer equipment and systems.

Keywords: Akorn, Inc, Decatur , Sr. PLC Maintenance Technician, Professions , Decatur, Illinois

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