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Maintenance Technician Senior Lead, Framingham, MA

Framingham, Massachusetts

Job ID R2503470 Date posted 06/13/2019

This group supports all Biosurgery manufacturing processes and performs maintenance on manufacturing and facilities related equipment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Follow standard operating procedures in a cGMP environment.
  • Performs repairs, installations, preventative and predictive maintenance in direct support of cGMP manufacturing operations.
  • Troubleshoots, with minimal supervision, complex utility systems which may include HVAC, boiler, electronic systems, refrigeration, electrical, compressed air and gases, RO/DI and WFI water, pure/clean steam, neutralization systems and/or other Biotech/pharmaceuticals utilities and manufacturing equipment.
  • Interprets sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, and specifications in planning and performing maintenance and repairs. Involved in new equipment and plant systems installs as necessary.
  • Provide day to day technical assistance to the Engineering Services, Metrology, Manufacturing, and Validations groups.
  • Participates in authoring accurate documentation for the operation and maintenance of various utility systems. 
  • Supplies information and technical data for securing spare parts.
  • Assists in in-suite facility up keep and provides responsive customer support with emphasis on customer satisfaction.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on specialized manufacturing equipment including associated controls.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on general facilities equipment such as air handlers, exhaust fans, and pumps.
  • Perform setup and reconciliation according to SOP.
  • Repair and maintain plant machinery and equipment such as mixers, conveyors, compressors, and pumps.
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
  • Coordinate special projects as directed
  • Install or replace light bulbs, ceiling tiles, etc.
  • Repair or replace control devices such as switches, photo eyes, proximity sensors, pushbuttons,

        contactors, motor starters, etc. as needed

  • Perform work order repairs, inspections and adjustments.
  • Fabrication and modification of new and existing equipment.
  • Participates in plant safety, health and environmental programs.
  • Follow safety guidelines.
  • Work independently in carrying out responsibilities
  • Excellent problem solver and ability to generate innovative solutions to broad range of issues
  • Train less experienced or new staff on new procedures
  • Lead projects
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED), and at least  3 years experience in cGMP facilities operation.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 3-5 years’ experience working with commercial and industrial utility/electrical systems. (requirement for electrician position only)


  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings.
  • Good documentation skills.
  • Basic computer skills, basic math and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to read or modify control schematics, loop diagrams, and P&ID's.
  • Must have strong computer skills utilizing MS Office suite applications and a Computerized Maintenance Management (INFOR) System.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.


  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • Must be available to cover after hour and weekend rotating on-call shifts.
  • Requires physical demands of lifting up to 45 pounds.

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