Process Maintenance Technician

Catalent Pharma Solutions

Process Maintenance Technician

Position Summary

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. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee. Manassas provides expanded capabilities in soft chews and lozenges. The site has the capability to manufacture cold-processed soft chews for nutritional supplements and nutraceuticals, as well as small batch lozenges. With extensive development and manufacturing expertise and a wide range of flavors, ingredients, and colors available, we can work with complex formulations to help create engaging new products consumers will love.

The 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. The Process Maintenance Technician is 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.

Shift: A/C Shift (6 AM-6 PM 2-2-3 schedule)

The Role

Perform basic PMs, mechanical maintenance, repairs across the site, and assist small scale process improvement projects.

Build the foundation for machines, grind, and file machinery parts.

Construct and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.

Transfer equipment to the applicable site for maintenance to avoid contamination or safety hazards.

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.)

Other duties as assigned.

The Candidate

Associate degree with 2 years of relevant experience or High School Diploma and 5 years of relevant experience or technical/vocational training.

Background in industrial maintenance or skilled trades in the food industry is preferred.

Effective communication skills, strong attention to detail, mechanical aptitude, and problem-solving capability.

Must be able to work well in a team environment.

Ability to troubleshoot various types of equipment.

Looking for combination of hands-on experience with current machinery or similar.

Knowledge of basic computer programs and ability to learn new programs.

Ability to multi-task and work independently.

Technicians should be able to run conduit and wire electrical control panels according to NEC guidelines.

Ability to program Allen Bradley PLC’s and HMI’s.

Pipefitting, plumbing, welding, and fabrication are preferred.

Ability to read and understand electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, and vendor documentation.

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.

Why You Should Join Catalent

Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I

Potential for career growth within an expanding team

Diverse, inclusive culture

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.

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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.

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