Facilities Mechanic (3rd shift)

Sep 08, 2021

Job Description

28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently!

The Facilities Mechanic will be responsible for the overall site maintenance and repairs following all cGMPs and all site safety regulations as well as keeping GMP Manufacturing site in a regulatory and safety audit ready state.
Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Oversee mechanical service calls and in house repairs throughout facility and grounds, and determines necessary repair work
• Monitor work in one or more maintenance trades including electrical, HVAC, refrigeration plumbing and routine equipment repair
• Ability to troubleshoot -20 degree, 2-10 degree and -75 degree refrigeration units
• Act as the interdepartmental liaison between the calibration team and the supported groups, coordinating scheduling issues, resolving calibration-related problems, and providing technical support, as required to all groups internal/external.
• Ensure the safety of the staff and facility is a primary responsibility and adheres to all HS&E procedures.
• Keep track of the all safety equipment in the facility and reports any issues in the systems to the facility manager
• Monitor and operates the Building Maintenance System (BMS)
• Responsible for timely execution and compliance for related PMs; supports department work order system program.
• Ability to lead small projects to completion
• Work on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations
• Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance and oversee the activities of other support personnel

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The 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

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Associate’s degree in a technical discipline or at least 4 years of proven equivalent experience.
• Strong background in HVAC/ Refrigeration repair
• Low pressure black seal certification required within first year of employment
• Chiller and DX rooftop units experience
• Electrical troubleshooting experience
• At least 4 years of related experience
• Proficient in MS Office applications
• Flexibility to accommodate all shifts
• Must have the ability to work around laboratories, manufacturing areas and equipment, and must be able to regularly lift 10 – 20 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
• Must have the ability to get gown qualified to work in a GMP clean room environment
• Ability to work different shift, weekends and overtime will be required. Your shift will be fixed according to business need
• Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience

Desirable Requirements:
• CFC universal license

3rd shift: Must have flexibility for Overtime based on business needs

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Novartis Technical Operations
Morris Plains, NJ
Facilities & Administration
Full Time
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Facilities Mechanic (3rd shift)

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