Maintenance Technician 3

Posted 07 Feb 2024

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 271412


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Your Role:

MilliporeSigma in Carlsbad, CA is seeking a Maintenance Technician.  In this role you will perform operational monitoring, maintenance and repair of utility systems and equipment associated with a cGMP contract manufacturing facility.  Reporting to the Maintenance Department Manager you will assist in meeting the corporate production and growth goals, working with the supervisor and manager.  In meeting these goals, the Maintenance Technician will ensure that maintenance is performed on schedule in a prompt and efficient manner.


  • Aid maintenance staff in the performance of high-level Preventive Maintenance (PM) of utility and HVAC systems
  • Ensure Preventive Maintenance documentation is maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Perform and ensure all Preventive Maintenance activities are completed on schedule to maintain regulatory compliance and as outlined in SOP’s
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to determine maintenance scheduling and downtime
  • Provide support and assistance with facility related upkeep and general maintenance
  • Provide support during equipment installations and qualifications
  • Provide technical support to all departments in a quality and service-oriented approach
  • Mentor and train staff on preventative maintenance and troubleshooting activities
  • Support improvements to SOPs and Maintenance Checklist in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Aid Engineering and Maintenance departments during investigations, deviations, and audit readiness
  • Assist with troubleshooting of equipment malfunctions as needed


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of Technical, Vocational training, i.e., Mechanical, Electrical, or Control Systems
  • 2+ years of experience in utility system operations and maintenance in an FDA or GMP regulated environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer skills, i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent troubleshooting skill on complex facilities equipment 
  • 4+ years of clean room experience
  • 4+ years of professional, working knowledge of utility systems and equipment
    • HVAC, Chilled Water Systems, Heating Hot Water Systems
    • Building Management Systems, i.e., Siemens Building Automation
    • Purified Water Systems, WFI, Clean Steam
    • Boilers and Steam Distribution Systems, i.e., Parker, Fulton
    • Clean Compressed Air and Lab Gas Systems
    • Emergency Generators and Electrical Distribution
    • Fire/Life Safety Systems, i.e., Siemens
    • Boiler Water Chemistry Control
    • Programmable Controllers, i.e., Allen Bradley
  • Experience in Chiller/Boiler maintenance and operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with electronic asset management systems


Pay Range for this position - $39,100 - $117,300


Our ranges incorporate all levels and career types available within this specific role, and are derived from relevant industry market data.  Should we decide to make an offer, we will consider several factors, including but not limited to your location, skills, experience, career level, and other job-related factors.  This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; paid time off; and paid holidays; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses.

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