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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Columbus, OH

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Come be part of a team that ensures the health and safety of patients come first!

Our client is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies seeking a DIRECT HIRE Industrial Maintenance Mechanic!

The maintenance mechanic performs preventative, predictive and reactive maintenance on packaging equipment in the manufacturing area.

3rd shift: 10:30PM - 7:30AM, Sunday through Thursday

Pay: $25/hour plus $2 shift differential + yearly bonuses!

  • Competent ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical aspects of thermormers, cold formers, cartoners, printers, serialization equipment, check weighers, vision systems, labelers, and other packaging equipment.
  • Experienced with high speed continuous and intermittent motion packaging equipment 
  • Adheres to all cGMPs, safety regulations and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping throughout the shift in the work areas.
  • Works as a team member with other members of the AHP operations team to meet and/or exceed quality and production goals.
  • Responsible for being an active participant in continuous improvement activities to promote improved efficiency and effectiveness of the production line. Takes initiative in proposing and driving continuous improvement activities in the production area.
  • Train operators/technicians on operational set-up issues
  • Must observe proper Lockout/Tag out and all safety procedures as required
  • Understand maintenance principles and develop self and department work practices to promote a proactive environment
  • Understand and utilize drawings, diagrams and equipment manufactures instructions
  • Troubleshoot electrical controls, motor circuits, single and three phase electrical systems.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and adjustments on production equipment, conveyors, pumps, motors and pneumatic systems; following blueprints, diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Monitors equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies for repairs and projects.
  • Adheres to and operates under 5S principles/guidelines for the promotion of efficient and effective operations.


  • Healthcare for associates and eligible dependents, same-sex and domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Retirement benefits and more…


Job Requirements

  • Requires Associates degree, completion of vocational program or certification in maintenance/technical discipline or equivalent preferred. 
  • Requires completion of a high school diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of experience and education. 
  • Minimum seven (7) years of manufacturing maintenance experience required. Preferred experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or other regulated industry. FDA, cGMP or blister line experience is preferred. 
  • Must have strong electrical and mechanical background with knowledge of generators, chillers, plc, air handling units, roof top air conditioning, pneumatics, clean room environment.
  • Previous Blister Machine maintenance experience is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand the English language for the purpose of reading documents, product labels and instructions. 
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Ability to use good judgment in order to carry out detailed instructions.
  • Complete technical and operational knowledge of industrial mechanical components and systems. (Bearings, Pumps, Piping, pneumatics, facility integrity…etc)
  • Complete technical and operational knowledge of industrial electrical and electronic equipment and systems. (single phase motors, 3-ph motors, AC Control equipment, DC control equipment, batteries and DC circuits, NFPA 70e, electrical measuring equipment, power supplies….etc.)
  • Safe operating practice training for power tools and powered equipment 
  • Complete Metal work capabilities. (measuring, cutting, arc welding, oxyfuel welding, tig welding..etc)
  • Ability to read, interpret, and create CAD layouts, illustrated parts breakdown (IPB) diagrams, and electrical circuitry diagrams and drawings. 
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail 
  • Strong prioritization and scheduling abilities
  • Strong aptitude for repair and maintenance activities 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to maintain cooperative working environment 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Excellent problem solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently 
  • Knowledge of building automation systems such as Backtalk
  • Proactive problem solving skills; ability to recommend and implement solutions 
  • Ability to operate independently, to multi-task, and to prioritize quickly
  • Trained and capable of assessing safety conditions and communicate corrective measures


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