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AutomationCalibration Technician Support

Company: Novartis
Location: Oyster Bay
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and calibrates a wide array of Compounding, Packaging and Facilities equipment including but not limited to mixing kettles, washers, mills, pumps, tube fillers, bottle fillers, cartoners, collators, over-wrappers, labelers, print systems, inspection systems, case packers, water systems.

  • First responder, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electrical equipment problems with little or no supervision in all areas of the facility, documenting repairs per local requirements.
  • Perform and document scheduled routine preventative maintenance on electrical systems as required.
  • Calibrates instruments, such as gauges, chart recorders, timers, RTDs, pumps, RPM displays, and other devices as required.
  • Complete required documentation to certify the verification and calibration in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate input of information into the Calibration Computer Maintenance Management System to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Assists in developing initiatives to reduce costs and dependency on outside vendors for calibration.
  • Communicates and works with Mechanics and Facilities Maintenance associates to resolve cross-over issues.
  • Work with site MRO to maintain inventory of routinely used parts and supplies.
  • Supports installations of new equipment, electrical tie in of new equipment to new and existing lines.
  • Supports the execution of IQ and OQ protocols on new equipment and equipment modifications.
  • Research and identify Functionally Equivalent components for replacement of obsolete and unavailable components. Provides necessary information for appropriate documentation of functionally equivalent components.
  • Assemble and install electrical equipment modifications, upgrades and improvements as directed by engineering personnel.
  • Adheres to all applicable procedures, cGMPs, company policies, and all other quality or regulatory requirements (OSHA, DEA, FDA, EMEA, ANVISA, HS&E, etc.). Ensures all work is performed in a safe, effective manner, and in compliance with the appropriate industry and regulatory (FDA, DEA, OSHA) standards, and Departmental, Plant, and Corporate quality and Behavioral Based Safety (BBS) goals.
    Note: This position may require the labeling, packaging or movement of hazardous (flammable, corrosive, toxic, etc.) waste within the facility. If so, this employee would be trained under OSHAs HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120 as an 8-Hour first responder, 24-Hour incident commander, or a 40-Hour incident commander.

    In lieu of HAZWOPER training, the employee will receive training on the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act pursuant to 40 CFR 265.16.

    All employees that have received the above mentioned training upon hire will receive annual refresher training that covers the OSHA HAZWOPER standard and the requirements of RCRA.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must have satisfactory visual acuity and color perception. Visual acuity and color blindness screenings may be used to screen applicants.

    • Satisfactory visual acuity means at least 20/20 vision, corrected or uncorrected.
    • Satisfactory color vision means ability to recognize traffic signals and devices showing the standard red, green, and amber traffic signals.
      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be:

      • Able to stand and walk around the facility for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours per shift).
      • Flexible enough to access equipment panels that are mounted in awkward locations
      • Have good manual dexterity for operating hand tools.
        EEO StatementThe Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.Minimum requirements
        • High School Diploma is required
        • Associate's Degree or Certificate in Electrical Engineering Technology is preferred
        • 2+ years experience troubleshooting, repairing and installing electrical control systems is required (with Associate's Degree)
        • 5+ years experience troubleshooting, repairing and installing electrical control systems is required (with High School diploma)
        • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology is required
          Why Novartis?

          769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while were proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend peoples lives.

          We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

          We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the worlds toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

          Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!DivisionNovartis Technical OperationsBusiness UnitNTO SANDOZ TECHOPSCountryUSAWork LocationHicksville, NYCompany/Legal EntityEon Labs IncFunctional AreaTechnical OperationsJob TypeFull TimeEmployment TypeRegularShift WorkYesEarly TalentYes

Keywords: Novartis, Stamford , AutomationCalibration Technician Support, Professions , Oyster Bay, Connecticut

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