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Maintenance Technician

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Eagle Grove
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

This position is responsible for ensuring that all plant production equipment is ready and available to meet the needs of the manufacturing plant. The maintenance technician repairs, replaces, install, and maintain plant equipment. and facilities. Incumbent must be able to work all shifts. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Technician position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of production equipment including pumps, fans, blowers, gearboxes, compressors, conveyors, electrical systems, blenders, and packaging machines.
  • Experience in metal fabrication, piping, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, and repair required.
  • Experience in a GMP environment is preferred.
  • To perform this work, Mechanics must be able to understand and follow P&ID, loop, and schematic drawings.
  • Additional responsibilities include detailed documentation of work orders and monthly PVM logs.
  • Incumbent will be required to clearly communicate with production operators. Must be able to describe facts clearly to engineers, suppliers, and contractors.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); preferably with an associate degree in a mechanical/technical area or a mechanical/electrical apprenticeship from an accredited institution.
    • Five to ten years mechanical experience in manufacturing is required, preferably in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry.TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:Applicants must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Applicants must be able to skillfully use the following tools:
      • Mechanic's hand tools such as wrenches.
      • Precision measuring equipment such as ruler, micrometers, protractors, calipers, and thickness gages.
      • Power hand tools such as drills, grinders, saws, impact wrenches, and power rodders.
      • Stationary machine tools such as band saws, drill presses, grinders, and pipe threading machines.
      • Rigging equipment such as hoists, lifts, and hydraulic rams.
      • Electrical installation equipment such as conduit benders.
      • Instrumentation and test equipment such as volt/ohm meters, meggers, oscilloscopes, multi-calibrators, pressure calibrators, dead weight testers, temperature calibrators, ammeters, and signal generators.
      • Welding equipment, handheld electrode, TIG, and oxyacetylene.
      • Cutting and burning equipment such as oxyacetylene, and plasma arc.
      • Carpentry tools such hammers and saws.
      • Alignment equipment such as dial indicators and laser alignment equipment.Position also requires:
        • Skills to maintain forklifts and/or other plant vehicles
        • Experience with work orders and maintaining good documentation
        • Knowledge of PLC systems
        • Strong oral and written communication skills
        • Computer proficiency: email; internet/online training; working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
        • Strong organizational skills
        • Excellent attention to detail
        • Conscious of safety and quality regulations.
        • Good working knowledge of cGMP is preferred
          • PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception.While performing the duties of this job, the employee can be exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee will occasionally perform work in wet and/or humid conditions; in high, precarious places; around hazardous chemicals; in outside weather conditions; in extreme heat; can be loud.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Des Moines , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Eagle Grove, Iowa

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