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Sr. Mfg. (PLC) Maintenance Tech - Weekday Overnights

Apply Now Job ID R-346592 Date posted 08/28/2019

Job Description Summary

Under the guidance and/or authorization of appropriate personnel or supervisor, this individual would primarily be responsible for supporting production within the ID/AST Plant. This support would typically include the diagnosis and repair of production equipment, provide technical leadership for the Maintenance Technicians, and perform routine maintenance. Additionally, this individual would be responsible for providing technical support to sustaining engineering projects within the ID/AST plant. This support would typically include: the diagnosis of complex problems in manufacturing equipment, development and implementation of solutions to said problems, creation of engineering drawings for new or replacement components to manufacturing equipment, troubleshooting and updates to PLC software, assistance with the writing of operating procedures and validation procedures for manufacturing equipment, assistance in the performance of validations for manufacturing equipment, generation and recording of engineering documentation including engineering drawings and reports.

The Shift for this position is Monday - Thursday 6PM to 6AM

Job Description

  • Conforms to the requirements of ISO 9001 and GMP/QSR standards for the manufacture of regulated medical devices and diagnostics.
  • Conforms with the Quality Policies and Procedures as set forth in the BDDS Quality Manual
  • Practices BD New World Values and Success Factors
  • Promotes and supports division safety policies
  • Support the manufacturing operation by ensuring the correct operation of manufacturing equipment.  This includes diagnosis of complex problems in machine operation and the development and implementation of solutions to these problems.
  • Participates in the design and installation of new manufacturing equipment.
  • Self-Managing:  Will self manage assigned tasks to meet manufacturing goals and maintain regular contact with lead personnel.  Will prioritize and manage multiple and potentially conflicting demands for time and resources.
  • Documentation:  Creates and maintains appropriate records of work including documentation of engineering drawings and test procedures and results.
  • Supervision and guidance:  Will provide technical guidance to others, such as Maintenance Technicians and Operators.  Supervisory responsibility limited to specific tasks as appropriate and agreed to the Engineering Manager will be as appropriate.

Education and Experience

  • Requires AA degree or 7 years of relevant and technically progressive experience including test, design, repair or maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment within a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED

Complexity of Duties

  • Applies extensive technical knowledge to solve unique problems on manufacturing and process control equipment.  Familiarity with troubleshooting and programming techniques for PLCs, HMI’s, electromechanical sensors and controllers is required.
  • Works as member of technical team solving complex problems, implementing engineering upgrades and installations for manufacturing and process control equipment.
  • Plans and executes assignments within guidelines of instructions received from project personnel.
  • Generates engineering and manufacturing process documents.  Checks engineering drawings, evaluating correctness of information, accuracy, and logic.  
  • Proven experience troubleshooting and performing programming changes to ladder logic and manufacturing software (i.e. PLC and HMI) as required.
  • Must be proficient in the use of diagnostic instruments including oscilloscopes, DMMs and logic analyzers.
  • Will be familiar with the programming of servo systems and the downloading/uploading of programs and parameters with laptop software as well as teach pendants.
  • Assists with integration of complex engineering solutions including software, mechanical and electrical components.
  • Utilizes a wide variety of electrical and mechanical test and fabrication equipment in the execution of assigned tasks.
  • Gathers, correlates and evaluates test data; generates recommendations used for engineering and review.
  • Shares information efficiently with other areas, particularly Manufacturing, Quality and product support personnel.
  • Assist with documentation and drawing updates utilizing AutoCad and Solidworks.

Supervision Received

  • Appropriate personnel (typically Project Engineers, Engineering, Manufacturing or Quality Supervisors) will generate high-level instructions for tasks.
  • Some assigned tasks offer latitude for self-management.
  • Some tasks have set procedures and deadlines.

Contact with others

  • Interfaces daily with Maintenance Technicians, Operators, Engineering, Operations, and Quality.
  • Occasionally interfaces with customers or vendors of manufacturing equipment.
  • Will be required to participate in the training of maintenance technicians or operators.

Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 12 Hour day Shift 5pm-530am (United States of America)
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