POSITION OBJECTIVE: The Senior Mechanical Maintenance Tech is responsible for performing maintenance of the mechanical / process operations, equipment reliability and preventative maintenance used in the operation of our manufacturing facility. Assists in facilities / buildings and grounds maintenance.


Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on pumps, motors, mechanical drives and mechanical systems.
  • Performs welding of stainless steel and steel proficiently - MIG, TIG & Stick
  • Performs plumbing of steam, water and air using pipe threaders, rigid pro-press and soldering techniques.
  • Performs root cause analysis and corrective action implementation of pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical components on process and packaging machinery systems and using various troubleshooting methodologies and testing procedures.
  • Performs general facilities repairs - HVAC and evacuation fans.
  • Perform maintenance on grounds equipment.
  • Performs routine repairs equipment (lawn mowers, leaf blowers, UTV's)
  • Performs PMs of Air handing Units. Evacuation fans and blowers, chillers, and boilers.
  • Draft and maintain regulatory documents as needed.
  • Maintains compliance with all Federal, State and local rules and regulations.
  • Maintains and promotes positive behaviors to always ensure a safe working environment; promotes compliance with GMP and SOPs at the facility and in their role.
  • Able to effectively communicate with employees, vendors and management.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds; may also be asked to work in confined spaces and in elevated areas.
  • May perform other duties as assigned


Required Education & Experience

  • 10 years mechanical repair experience in facilities / manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of similar work experience in a FDA regulated facility or industry
  • Strong working knowledge of pumps, mechanical drives, fans, HVAC
  • Familiar with all local, state, and federal codes regulations specifically the NEC, 70E, Confined Space & Lockout/Tagout.
  • Proven previous experience in root cause analysis and corrective action implementation
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds; may also be asked to work in confined spaces and in elevated areas.
  • Strong regulatory compliance behaviors in GMP/SOP’s and Safety.
  • Good teambuilding and communication skills required.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Welding - MIG, TIG & Stick
  • Plumbing - Black Iron, copper and stainless lines 
  • Hydraulics - troubleshooting systems
  • Pneumatics - Troubleshooting pneumatic systems
  • Pumps - theory of operation and repair of AOD, Stacked Turbine, Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps



Working Conditions:  

  • This position will be required to perform work in permit required confined space.
  • Climb 12 ft ladders and stairs.
  • Work in elevated platforms at least 36 ft off the ground and in a pit 26 ft below ground.
  • Wear required PPE as needed - safety glasses, hairnets, booties, beard guards, SCBA, respirators

Athenex is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Athenex is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please notify HR and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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