Facility Mechanic, 3rd shift

Akorn, Inc. • Somerset, NJ 08873

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE FOR 3RD SHIFT IN PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTION, MICROBIOLOGY & MECHANICAL SUPPORT!

As a result of our continued success and growth we are expanding our 3rd shift Manufacturing Operation in Somerset, NJ. We have opportunities for Sterile Fillers, Packaging Operators, Packaging Mechanics, Facilities Mechanics, Packaging Mechanic-Serialization, Distribution Associates, Production Supervisors/Lead, Microbiology Supervisor and Microbiology technicians. We are also seeking an Automation Support Specialist, 1st Shift, and Facilities Mechanic, 2nd Shift and 3rd Shift.

SUMMARY:

The Facility Mechanic works under the Facilities Maintenance Manager to help maintain daily operations at the Somerset, NJ manufacturing facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform Electrical, HVAC, plumbing and Mechanical Maintenance on facility equipment.

Assist in all general office repairs

Perform repairs on WFI / RD / boilers / systems

Work in an independent manner overseeing general repairs

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work on projects in and around the buildings

Assist with housekeeping

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of a Vocational School and/or five plus years in a manufacturing facility.

JOB PREREQUISITES:

Electrical Experience

Black Seal License

Knowledge of Industrial Equipment

Use of test equipment

Ability to meet attendance standards. All full-time employees are required to work a 40-hr week. At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines.

Company Description

Our Company

Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.

EEO Statement

Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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