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Sanofi Group HVAC/R Maintenance Technician in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

The HVAC Maintenance Technician is responsible for supporting the design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all site wide equipment in order to maintain a quality Class A environment in GMP and non GMP facilities at the Swiftwater site.

This position reports to and supports the area team Maintenance Manager or Deputy Director who is ultimately responsible for the efficient, effective, and reliable operation of all equipment in their area.

The HVAC Maintenance Technician will have interactions with all levels of the organization including HSE, Industrial Operations, Engineering, contractors, R&D, Mtech, and various other support groups.    

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot equipment failures, determine root cause, repair/replace site wide equipment

  • Preventive/Predictive Maintenance - Daily checks, PM02’s and PMMM’s of GMP and non GMP equipment at the site

  • Assist and support other maintenance technicians performing preventive maintenance and /or repairs of site wide equipment

  • Completion of work orders and time entries into the SAP system

  • Completion of all assigned training modules, SOP’s, SWI’s, safety, and compliance requirements in the ISO train system

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment

  • Train and mentor Associate Maintenance Technicians

  • All other duties as assigned

The HVAC Maintenance Technician is a member of a maintenance team that supports GMP and/or non GMP areas at the Swiftwater site. The ability to multi task, troubleshoot, evaluate and repair site wide equipment is critical to the success of this role and the maintenance department. This position requires the technician to work on intricate and site specific equipment and systems. The equipment and systems include both GMP and non GMP areas. The 7/24 GMP production environment requires maintenance technicians to work up to 25% overtime with short notice and working various shifts depending on business needs and production cycles. The HVAC Maintenance Technician interfaces closely with the customer to provide reliable, safe, and efficient equipment operation and uptime.

The HVAC Maintenance Technician has the ability to influence and impact the Technical Services maintenance and contractor spending budgets with the recommendations and decisions that are made to repair and/or replace faulty equipment. The HVAC Maintenance Technician also has the ability to influence and impact the productivity and efficiency of manufacturing operations and other site support functions with the recommendations and decisions that are made to repair and/or replace equipment or facilities. The work performed by the HVAC Maintenance Technician and documentation of this work has a direct impact on the manufacturing operations and quality results of the site.

Education/experience

High School Diploma/GED

The HVAC Maintenance Technician is expected to have 5 to 15 years’ experience, a Universal HVAC Certification ( EPA Section 608 Certification at http://www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/608/technicians/certoutl.html ), and a working knowledge of industrial and/or process equipment.

Preventive maintenance and repairs on industrial and process equipment including but not limited to the following:

Air Handling Unit Operations

Tensioning of belts and alignment

Bearing replacement

Knowledge of VFD’s, VAV’s,

Knowledge of steam principals

JCI Metasys Systems

Electronics

PLC’s and chart recorders

Clean rooms and air balancing

Pump repairs, rebuilds, replacement

Motor replacement and alignment

Schematics and the ability to read blueprints

Electricity including single phase and 3 phase 480V

Refrigerators, freezers, and incubators

Boilers, Chilled water systems, cooling towers

Replacement of valves and piping system repairs

Knowledge of SAP

Certifications

Universal HVAC Certification ( EPA Section 608 Certification at http://www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/608/technicians/certoutl.html ) required

Associate degree in a specific trade program is preferred

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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