Allergan Maintenance Technician, Track & Trace, B1 Shift in Waco, Texas

Maintenance Technician, Track & Trace, B1 Shift

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 12, 2016Post Date

150313Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world. Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives. Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Maintenance Technician performs maintenance duties required to support production goals while complying with quality standards and safety requirements.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

This position is responsible for:

  • Diagnose, install, and repair production and/or packaging equipment.

  • Conduct training and support demonstrations of production and/or packaging equipment.

  • Read, understand, and may update engineering drawings and schematics used in the production process

  • Participation in the maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the production facilities and systems.

  • Maintain equipment functionality by performing preventative maintenance and assist production with the maintenance of serialized/aggregation equipment.

  • Perform repairs in a timely manner and complete documentation in accordance with GMPs and department SOP’s.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

  • Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Systems, Instrumentation, Electrical Systems, or computer networking or related field.

  • Electronics or similar field with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs OR High School diploma or GED equivalent with 3-5 years of experience in industrial maintenance performing mechanical/electrical repairs.

  • Mastery in Electrical & Mechanical troubleshooting.

  • Proficiency in Maintenance Methods.

  • Knowledge of manual and automated production and packaging equipment.

  • Ability to use, clean, and store tools and other devices required for the performance of the job in a manner which prevents damage to the tools and / or equipment.

  • Ability to apply troubleshooting principles with industrial equipment.

  • Working knowledge of Filling/Packaging equipment.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to read Electrical and Mechanical manuals and schematics.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women.

  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Proficiency with multiple types of industrial manufacturing equipment.

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred.

  • Experience with computer networks preferred.

  • Experience with serialization and aggregation preferred.

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.